We are looking for an experienced (min 3 years), degree qualified QS. You will be responsible for the cost management, estimating, procurement, forecasting and tendering functions of the business. You should be able to evidence professionalism and confidence in negotiating, managing contractual risk and advising and efficiently implementing the procurement strategy of the business and the projects. You will create a flexible and reliable supply chain for the business and be the lead in developing and maintaining strategic supplier relationships. You will have the organisation skills, bandwidth and capability to oversee multiple projects simultaneously, holding suppliers to account where necessary.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £30,000.00 to £40,000.00 /year

Your job title will Senior Quantity Surveyor


To successfully carry out your role, you will be expected to:

 prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client;

 undertake cost analysis for repair and maintenance project work;

 assist in establishing a client’s requirements and undertake feasibility studies;

 perform risk, value management and cost control;

 advise on a procurement strategy;

 identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks;

 prepare and analyse costings for tenders;

 allocate work to subcontractors;

 provide advice on contractual claims;

 analyse outcomes and write detailed progress reports;

 value completed work and arrange payments;

 maintain awareness of the different building contracts in current use;

 understand the implications of health and safety regulations.

 assist with the identification and perusal of new business opportunities

 Salary £35,000 per annum paid monthly by BACS transfer

The level of salary reflects the commitment and performance level that will be continually required by SMK,

This salary will be reviewed annually, and adjusted to reflect significant improvement on the basis of performance and results,


We are one of the most experienced contractors in South Wales for reactive and planned maintenance providing high quality services to a number of leading housing associations. Our commitment to quality and our flexible approach to delivering services has secured a number of social housing contracts and we are continuing to expand as our reputation for delivering solutions grows.

We are one of the main contractors for the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s 5 year WHQS improvement program achieving 100% success in delivery of completed homes on time and achieving 100% tenant satisfaction in the client’s post completion tenant satisfaction survey.