Quantity Surveyor (Public Sector)

Job Description

Quantity Surveyor (Public Sector)

VANRATH are assisting our client, a large Public Sector Organisation, in their search for an Quantity Surveyor for 6 months initially with the possibility of extension and may go permanent.

The post holders will be responsible to the Senior Maintenance Managers or their nominated officer for providing a professional quantity surveying service for the minor capital and maintenance works programmes. This will include the management of capital and revenue projects/contracts, providing estimates of costs, advising other sections on contract procedures, managing external consultants, authorising payments to contractors and negotiating fees with external consultants.

  • Production and delivery of estimating and/or costing for delivery solutions in line with contract brief and budget. Monitor project and/or financial performance and ensure robust forecasting. Ensure that all financial systems are updated to time, cost and quality, appropriate KPI's. Manage and implement targets to ensure that non-performance identified and benchmarking in place. Responsible for internal and external stakeholder engagement relating directly to the project.
  • Review current procurement strategy in maintenance services and make recommendations on procurement methods to provide value for money in service delivery;
  • Leading the implementation and integration of Term Service Contracts to deliver maintenance projects within the revenue budget;
  • Management of the Term Service Contracts for maintenance works including size measurement of works orders, checking order and rates and processing payments to relevant contractors;
  • Providing cost control and quantity surveying services in connection with the projects;
  • Providing estimates and monitoring expenditure on the programmes of works;
  • Assisting with progressing contract and fee payments on a wide variety of projects;
  • Implementation of Projects
  • Lead procurement review project teams in maintenance contracts;
  • Plan and lead implementation of Term Service Contracts throughout the maintenance


  • Chartered Quantity Surveyor with a minimum of 3 years' corporate membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • 7 years without RICS
  • Quantity Surveyor experience
  • Degree in surveying
  • Proven ability to achieve challenging targets and objectives through the engagement of teams.
  • Demonstrable commitment to continuous personal and professional development
  • Access to a form of transport to meet the requirements of the post.

£36,279 per annum, plus discount benefits.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Public Sector job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Chris Haddock in the strictest confidence.

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