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Quantity Surveyor

London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
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Feb 13, 2024

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Quantity Surveyor, SOCOTEC Advisory (London)

SOCOTEC Advisory is a provider of chartered quantity surveying and forensic expert witness services in the UK and globally. In support of ambitious growth plans, we have a range of great opportunities to join our team of diverse and ambitious professionals.

We are part of SOCOTEC UK, who are the lead provider of testing, inspection, certification and professional services with comprehensive solutions in Infrastructure, Environment, Building & Real Estate and Advisory sectors.

Our team work on a broad range of roles, including:

Compliance Traditional quantity surveying services fulfilling commercial duties and responsibilities pursuant to a contract.

Advisory - Advising parties who are in dispute, anticipating a potential dispute, or suffering issues on a live project to resolve or mitigate its problems or achieve the best possible outcome for the circumstances.

Expert Witness - Providing forensic investigation and quantity surveying analysis on behalf of parties involved in litigation, arbitration, adjudication and other dispute resolution forums, in support of an expert witness.

SOCOTEC Advisory is built and maintained around our ethos: we work hard every day to gain and utilise expertise for the good of the industry, our business, ourselves and our clients. Our employees prioritise a thirst for knowledge to enhance our careers collectively and create solutions for our clients .



  • Cost planning and value engineering exercises to RIBA design stages
  • Tendering and procurement of main contract and subcontract packages
  • Pricing and management of variation accounts both upstream and downstream
  • Resolving commercial issues
  • Draft contract documentation
  • Draft notices and certificates in accordance with the standard forms of Contract
  • Prepare and negotiate final accounts

The preferred candidates will have:
  • For this role you must have at least 3 years previous Quantity Surveyor experience
  • Relevant qualification in Quantity Surveying / Commercial Management
  • Proficient understanding of NEC contracts
  • A desire and appetite towards learning and development
  • Willing to work on a variety of projects including secondment roles in a client s office or site premises
  • Ability to work as part of a team with good communication
  • Be self-motivated, conscientious and have pride the delivery of their own work
  • Good IT skills

Desired Qualification/Educational Requirements:
  • Working towards MRICS membership
  • Honours Degree in construction-related field
  • Proven experience in the industry

Our offer:
  • An inclusive and diverse company culture committed to personal and professional development
  • A competitive salary with discretionary bonus
  • Up to 25 days holiday with the opportunity to purchase an additional 5
  • Competitive Maternity and Paternity policy
  • Enhanced company pension

Think you ve got what it takes to add value to our success? We would love to hear from you and look forward to receiving your application.

Building a safer and more sustainable world is the core mission we set out to achieve at SOCOTEC, it is at the heart of everything that we do. We are committed to acting as a key player in society, investing in innovative solutions to ensure social and environmental concerns are at the forefront of all of our business operations.

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