Senior Quantity Surveyor


Atkins Search are currently recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join an international, highly regarded, trusted, multi-sector Construction Consultancy based in Sheffield, who are well known for their quality led services, commitment and fantastic company culture.

Please note – Quantity Surveyors whom are seeking the next step in their career will also be considered for the role of Senior Quantity Surveyor.


My client is a well-established Consultancy with offices located across the globe, with an impressive UK presence, offices span across the country including Yorkshire, Northwest, Midlands and South. Priding themselves on creating a positive working environment, where employees are provided with a unique, tailored opportunity whilst being offered endless opportunities to succeed.

Providing a variety of services to their diverse clientele across all property sectors including both public and private.


As Senior Quantity Surveyor you will be responsible for delivering interesting projects with a hands-on approach throughout the whole project life cycle from inception to completion, ensuring all projects are delivered within budget, on time, and to the client's requirements.

Your duties will include (but not limited to):

  • Managing a multi-disciplined team consisting of Cost and Project Managers
  • Providing advice on procurement strategy, risk management, value engineering and the overall tendering process
  • Provide advice on contract arrangements
  • Prepare tender documents
  • Advising clients on tenders when received, including undertaking a full tender evaluation
  • Prepare contract documentation
  • Completing valuations
  • Change monitoring
  • Variations
  • Budget management
  • Negotiating final accounts
  • Working closely with the Team and mentoring / working with graduates
  • Developing existing Client contacts and relationships
  • Developing new Client contacts and relationships
  • Assisting with business development where necessary


The successful Senior Quantity Surveyor will be aligned with the above job description as well as having –

  • Construction related degree (or equivalent)
  • Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor in a Consultancy setting
  • Chartered status (or working towards)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to develop, build and maintain strong relationships


My client’s core business focus is to work together to deliver lasting, successful, quality outcomes and a positive legacy. As their employees are the heart of their business, their priority is to keep them happy and safe.

Some of the exciting perks and benefits that they offer a Associate Director Quantity Surveyor can include:

  • A highly competitive salary £50,000 - £60,000 (negotiable, depending on experience)
  • Car allowance
  • Pension contribution
  • Annual bonus
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Annual salary review
  • Hybrid working
  • Professional training and development
  • Mileage and expense reimbursement
  • Laptop and mobile phone
  • Regular social events
  • Fun, relaxed working environment
  • Clear career path and realistic opportunities to progress

Atkins Search acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and as an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialize in construction, consultancy, residential and infrastructure recruitment and service the North West, Midlands, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Peterborough, and Northern Home Counties regions.

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