Quantity Surveyor

Location UK / Mainland Europe

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £60000 - 70000

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1357479

 Job Description

Multi-national contractor with a long term new build data centre project based in the Amsterdam area for a blue chip company. Long term project with rotation TBC. Staff position with excellent benefits.


A specialist data centre contractor is looking for a Civils and build Quantity Surveyor for a major data centre project based in Northern Holland.

The Quantity Surveyor will be working on the civils and fit out elements of the project for one of the largest blue chips in world.

You will be based on site with rotation to be discussed at interview, flights all paid for. Accommodation will be provided by the contractor, and a tax free living allowance is paid per day in addition to you salary.

Quantity Surveyor Responsibilities and Duties

The job of the Quantity Surveyor will involve the following:

The Management of employees, sub-contractors and materials to ensure the safe and effective delivery of contract works.

Ensure the implementation of applicable Company Safety, Health and Welfare policies and procedures on contracts under his / her control.

Ensure works are carried out in the most efficient manner possible to achieve optimum commercial results for the contracts under his / her control.

Ensure contract costs are managed within budget and programme.

Ensuring all work is completed to an acceptable quality standard and in compliance with specification.

Ensure the implementation of Quality Management System to include Quality and Environmental processes and procedures.

Ensure labour resources are managed in accordance with the Working Time Directive, the Working Rule Agreement and Company Policies and procedures.

Ensure adequate resources are in place for contracts under their control.

Ensure contract review meetings are held on all contracts.

Ensure Pre-Appointment and co-ordination meetings are held with all Sub-Contractors.

Complete “Performance Reviews” and the “Personal Development Plans” for direct reports ensuring future staff development.

Ensure customer satisfaction is achieved on all contracts.

Quantity Surveyor requirements;

MUST have recent civils and build experience

Ideally have worked on data centre projects recently

Good knowledge of design procurement, construction methods and best practice, technologies and materials

Good experience of maximisation of value recovery, cost control, and cash management

Knowledge of obligations under contract

Knowledge of claims, loss, and expense

Deep knowledge and understanding of measurement and valuation and understanding of claims and L&E

Excellent understanding of financial reports and administration of contract records

Knowledge & understanding of subcontract/material procurement.

Knowledge of subcontract/materials orders and buying

Salary and key details

Salary: €45,000 – €75,000 + Accommodation + Flights + tax free living allowance per day

Rotation: TBC

Duration 18-24 months, additional projects in the area to be confirmed