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Ford & Stanley Recruitment

Intermediate Quantity Surveyor, Clacton, Essex

Total remuneration package of £50,000 per annum

Are you an Assistant Quantity Surveyor ready to step up and take the reins of a £10m rail project? You would be working for a business that delivers complex engineering solutions for a blue-chip client base in the rail, bridges, industrial, infrastructure and energy markets.

The Opportunity

  • For the immediate future, this role is an opportunity for an Intermediate Quantity Surveyor (or Assistant QS ready to step up) to take the lead of a £10m rail civils scheme.
  • However long term, this is an opportunity to climb the ranks of an industry leading rail, civils, and infrastructure contractor with a turnover of £80m+.
  • If you want to work for a civil engineering contractor with a healthy order book, who hand pick technically complex projects, that you’ll feel proud of on project completion. This could be the right career move for yourself.


  • Clacton-on-Sea, Essex
  • Hybrid Working – 3 days on site / 2 days working from home.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day-to-day commercial running of a £10M project. This is an NEC3 option A contract which will include structures, reinforced concrete, p-way and signalling.
  • Subcontract procurement, subcontract management, cost management, contract management, CVRs and final accounting.
  • Liaising with the client and site teams to understand and report project progress, mitigating financial risks as and when they come up.


  • Overall package of £50,000
  • Basic salary £40,000 – £45,000 per annum
  • Company car or car allowance (£4,000)
  • Annual bonus paid before Christmas of circa £1,000.
  • 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Flexible start and finish times with hybrid working on offer.


  • 2+ years quantity surveying experience.
  • Experience with NEC forms of contracts.
  • Managed projects valued upwards of £5million.
  • Full UK Drivers Licence.


  • BSc in Quantity Surveying or equivalent qualification.
  • Experience working in a Rail environment.

Closing Date:  Tuesday 16th April 2024

Likely Job Titles: Assistant Quantity Surveyor, Assistant QS, Quantity Surveyor, Cost Consultant

About Ford & Stanley Group: Ford & Stanley Group are in the business of people and performance. Our mission is to create one million better workdays through facilitating great recruitment, leadership and occupational mental fitness. Ford & Stanley Group Ltd is a Disability Confident Committed employer and is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective of sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy.


    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Clacton-on-Sea
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:£45000 - £50000

    This opportunity is being managed by:

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    Callum Wildes

    Recruitment Consultant