Project Quantity Surveyor

  • Full Time
  • Cork, County Cork, Ireland
  • 42003117

Project Quantity Surveyor

Commercial – Region · Co. Cork, Ireland

PE Global are delighted to be working with our client, a medium sized construction company, and we are currently seeking experienced and talented Quantity Surveyors to join our high performing project teams in Cork. If you would like to join a company who wins high profile projects with blue chip clients and if you enjoy working in a stimulating environment, then our client is the company for you.


REPORTING TO:                   Commercial Manager / Senior QS


Purpose of Role

Be responsible for all Quantity Surveying duties on your projects to ensure all commercial & contractual commitments are met & value is maximized.


Role Responsibilities

  • Manage day to day commercial and contract activities
  • Undertake contract administration, including change management and maintenance of associated registers (e.g. Change Order Log)
  • Negotiate and obtain best value with placement of subcontract orders.
  • Participate in the management of project budgets, cost plans and feasibility studies as appropriate
  • Validate and approve sub-contractors’ interim applications and final submissions including compliance with the Construction Contracts Act
  • Lead pre-appointment subcontractor meeting to ensure scope is clearly defined & appoint subcontractor in line with FMC subcontract terms and with any flow downs from the main contract to mitigate any contractual risk
  • Prepare accurate monthly Cost Value Reports for review with Commercial Managers /Project Managers/Contracts Managers and presentation to the Projects Directors
  • Maximise cash flow through prompt submission of Monthly Valuations with full and accurate supporting documentation in accordance with the contract
  • Negotiate, draft and submit Final Accounts including claims in respect of; loss and expense, delay and disruption and any time extensions
  • Maintain a productive relationship with all the Design Team professionals and Client representatives throughout the project
  • Ensure the full and proper implementation of the Commercial procedures


The Candidate

  • Third level qualification in Quantity Surveying & Construction Economics and or an equivalent degree recognised by the Society of Chartered Surveyors of Ireland (SCSI) and/or by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • Demonstrates a knowledge and understanding of the various forms of contract used in the construction industry (RIAI, PWC, JCT etc.)
  • Ability to critically evaluate and identify gaps in documentation and commercial opportunity (contracts, drawings, specs, CVR’s)
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of construction processes, techniques and systems
  • Demonstrates commercial awareness – market, competition, value for money
  • Strong numeracy and report writing skills
  • Strong negotiation & conflict management skills and process oriented with focus on results.
  • Strong attention to detail



Our client offers a competitive remuneration package to include basic salary, pension and life assurance, healthcare, and a car allowance/company vehicle.



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