Quantity Surveyor

Posted 27 October 2021
Salary £25 per hour + Negotiable DOE
Job type Contract
DisciplineSurveying, Technical & Engineering
Contact NameJoe O’halloran

Job description

Spencer Clarke Group are working closely alongside a Local Authority in Leicestershire to assist with the appointment of a Quantity Surveyor on a 6-month contract.


We are looking to speak to experienced Quantity Surveyors, with experience of commercially managing planned and maintenance contracts, who have ideally worked for a Local Authority previously.


Contract Details

Pay Scale – INSIDE IR35 – £25 per hour (the hourly rate is negotiable so please still get in touch if you work to a higher rate)

Location – Hybrid working, site visits required around North West Leicestershire District

Contract Length – 6 months, possibility of extension


Key duties of the role are:

•           To assist the Housing Asset Management Team in the co-ordination and management of cost control and procedures for the repairs and investment work of the Council’s housing stock.

•           To support the Housing Asset Management Team in producing and maintaining accurate financial information in compliance with the Council’s standing orders.

•           To take responsibility for ensuring effective cost control measures are in place and budgets adhered to with regard to external and internal contracts.

•           To be responsible for building and maintaining effective relationships with contractors, customers and stakeholders, dealing with challenging situations as and when required.

•           To assist the Housing Procurement officer with the procurement of contracts.

•           Forecast cash flow and manage accruals sharing information with other stakeholders where required

•           Review contractor valuations on a timely basis, ensure all works are completed along with relevant associated paperwork and that they are paid in accordance with the contractor terms and conditions.

•           Be responsible for contract documentation and provide advice and support to the department on disputes etc.


If you are interested in the role or would like to know more, please apply now, then contact Joe at Spencer Clarke Group on 01772 954200.