Senior Quantity Surveyor


Atkins Search have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join one of the UK’s leading Tier 1 construction main contractors, delivering unique and interesting projects across the Norfolk region.


Our client is one of the household names of the construction industry and a long-standing, successful Tier 1 main contractor. With an enviable reputation for delivering varied, interesting major projects across the public and private sectors, you will be involved in delivering prestigious scheme with a great opportunity to expand on your sector experience.

Although impressive in their size and turnover, our client is a family-owned business and continue to operate as such, holding to their values, and positively promoting development and progression.

  • Operating across various local frameworks, providing a full order book
  • Flexibility to work from home, office and site
  • Profitable, long-standing construction main contractor
  • Varied, interesting projects ranging from £10 to £50m
  • Award-winning main contractor with solid reputation
  • Regionally based projects across the Norfolk region


As the Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for the successful delivery of various major projects across the healthcare, education and commercial sectors.

Working alongside an established Commercial team, you will be responsible for supporting Quantity Surveyors at various levels on your projects, and ensuring the scheme is delivered on-time and to budget.


As the Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for the provision of accurate and timely commercial reports, supporting members of your team and ensuring the project hits the appropriate financial targets.

  • Manage commercial team members including Quantity Surveyors and Commercial Support
  • Ensure accurate and robust management of Subcontractor
  • Procurement of Subcontractor packages
  • Prepare Payment Applications and ensuring cash flow targets are met
  • Provide key support to the Contracts Managers and Operational Teams
  • Conduct profit and loss reporting, providing analysis to the Commercial Directors


The ideal candidate will have experience operating as a Senior Quantity Surveyor working in a Tier 1 or regional main contracting environment. You will be operating autonomously whilst stay connecting with the wider business, to assume commercial responsibility for your project.

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying or Construction Management or comparable qualification
  • Excellent JCT and NEC knowledge
  • Experience working for a construction main contractor on major D&B projects
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to operate autonomously and as part of wider teams across the business
  • Framework experience desirable but not essential
  • Current or previous Roles: Senior Quantity Surveyor OR Managing QS OR Lead Quantity Surveyor


Excellent opportunity to join one of the most prolific Tier 1 construction main contractors in the UK, taking your experience and career to the next level.

  • Competitive salary and package
  • Company car or allowance
  • Bonus scheme
  • Hybrid working
  • Regular opportunities for progression
  • Variety of projects and reputable regional business

Atkins Search act as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Construction, Consultancy, Residential and Infrastructure recruitment, and service in the East and West Midlands, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Peterborough, and Northern Home Counties regions.

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