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Senior Quantity Surveyor

£55,000 – £75,000 per annum plus car/car allowance (£6,250)

Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Are you looking for the chance to be the commercial lead of a £10m flagship highways project? As Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will be taking the reins of our clients biggest ever order!

Ford & Stanley – Civils & Infrastructure division are proud to be working with a highly reputable Midlands-based civil engineering contractor.

The Opportunity

Our client has been awarded their biggest ever order; a £10m+ drainage package as part of a £100m highways scheme in Leicestershire.

Due to the size and scope of the project, the Commercial Manager requires a reliable Senior Quantity Surveyor to ensure successful self-delivery of the project.

Our client is an award-winning, regional contractor based in Leicestershire. They are a certified Gold Award member of the 5% Club because of their commitment to offering progression and development opportunities to all members of staff.

Whilst they are a growing business, they have maintained their family ethos where everyone is treated as an individual and talent is recognised and rewarded.

Their 55 years of industry experience, combined with their quality reputation has helped to secure a healthy pipeline of upcoming works and as such there will be plenty of opportunity to progress and develop.


Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire (1 day per week WFH)

Role and Responsibilities:

  • As Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for contract negotiation, compensation events, CVRs, cost management, producing BOQs, cost planning and cost reporting etc.
  • As a headline project, you will have the support of the wider commercial team including a Quantity Surveyor, Assistant Quantity Surveyor and Trainee Quantity Surveyor, and as such there will be an opportunity to impact the careers of junior staff through mentorship.


  • 4+ years of quantity surveying experience.
  • Experience in self-delivery NEC civil engineering contracts (ideally highways).
  • Understanding of MOM and CESMM measurement methods.
  • Ability to effectively negotiate with clients and key stakeholders.
  • Full UK Drivers Licence


  • Relevant degree in quantity surveying and member of RICS/ICES.

Closing Date:  Monday 24th June 2024

Likely Job Titles: Quantity Surveyor, Senior Quantity Surveyor, Managing Quantity Surveyor, Project Quantity Surveyor, Cost Manager, 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 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: Melton Mowbray
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:£55000 - £75000

    This opportunity is being managed by:

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    Callum Wildes

    Recruitment Consultant