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Site Quantity Surveyor

Posted on Dec 23, 2020 by Canbury construction Ltd

Merton, London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Site Quantity Surveyors

Canbury Construction are recruiting for site based Quantity Surveyors and Junior / Assistant Quantity Surveyor roles on secured projects commencing early 2021 through to 2023.

Company Profile

Canbury Construction Ltd is a building contractor providing main contractor and design & build services. We have a valued construction management team with extensive experience in all sectors of the construction industry including student accommodation, multi storey apartment buildings & mixed use residential / commercial schemes for a strong, longstanding client base.


Epsom - 98 residential units - new build and conversion of existing mansion house

Wood Green - 121 new build residential units with commercial shell and core

Earlsfield - 129 new build residential units with commercial shell and core

Canterbury - 163 and 212 bedroom student accommodation and associated communal spaces


Due to strong growth in the company, there is a requirement for a site based QSs dealing with procurement, day to day commercial running of the project, a negotiator, eye for detail, good communication skills and well presented.


  • Work alongside the Project Manager and Accounts team to deliver the commercial aspects of the project
  • Provide a hands on, detail oriented approach to managing supplier and subcontractor packages, direct orders and site prelims
  • Measuring and taking off builder's quants for the supply of materials and subcontract packages of works. Preparation of subcontract packages
  • Obtaining quotations and placing formal subcontractor orders
  • Processing supplier and subcontractor payment request (Review and scrutiny of subcontractor applications, variations, take-offs and check measures, reconciling order values and instructed works and updating and forecast final accounts)
  • Achieving best value and companywide buying
  • Developing and maintaining good relationships with the site management team, suppliers, and subcontractors
  • Maintaining accurate records on projects, ensuring communication is maintained with all concerned parties.
  • Providing cost updates tracked against budgets and cash forecasts for the project
  • Preparation of supporting information for monthly valuations to the client
  • Any other duties to support the business and project team


  • Must have 3-year prior experience within the construction industry
  • We are considering both RICS qualified candidates and those working towards RICS qualifications
  • This position would suit someone from a contracting background who is a confident negotiator and communicator.


  • Salary dependent on experience and qualifications (Typical range £40,000 - 65,000)
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Travel expenses

Please send us a CV and if successful someone will be in contact with you about the role

Reference: 1042958196

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