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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Willmott Dixon
Closing date
21 Apr 2024

Job Details

Willmott Dixon are looking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our construction South team on an exciting new £23m project based in South West London. As a Senior Quantity Surveyor at Willmott Dixon, you will take overall responsible for managing the cost and all financial aspects of your projects.

The key responsibilities are :

  • Ensure projects are delivered within budget and to the highest quality, exceeding customer expectations.
  • Work closely with the project team and senior commercial staff to ensure budgeted targets are met.
  • Establish strong working relationships with supply chain, consultants, and customers.
  • Assist in accurately valuing, certifying and issuing payment notices for supply chain partners in accordance with contract arrangement.
  • Ensure external valuations are submitted in accordance with conditions of the main contract and that payments are received by the due date.
  • Complete cost value comparison reports that accurately reflect the current position on site and the final projection.
  • Identify any potential disputes in a timely manner and enable introduction of effective solutions.

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Essential Criteria

  • A high level of organisation and achieving deadlines and delivering profitable projects.
  • Quantity surveying technical knowledge and understanding.
  • Understanding of JCT and NEC forms of contract
  • Being able to manage and report on more than one project at a time.
  • Providing feedback for new and effective systems and controls for the business.
  • Positively reacting to change and assisting in its implementation in the business.
  • A track record of successful procurement.
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant computer software such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project.
  • Appropriate CSCS card.
  • Management of a team

Desirable Criteria

  • Construction related degree.
  • Membership or working towards MCIOB or RICS.

In return

In return for your hard work, we offer a competitive package that includes flexible benefits to fit your lifestyle and priorities. This includes an enhanced pension scheme, discounted or full private medical, life assurance, incentive bonus, and a car scheme that will make us a market leader in sustainable company travel. You'll also benefit from a motoring expenditure allowance (MEA) and everyone can access a new generation of low carbon and electric cars via the Willmott Dixon run car leasing scheme.

Additional Information

Join us and be a part of our innovative team pioneering new ways to build and establish ourselves as leaders in the industry. We understand everyone has unique potential and abilities to make a difference and succeed, and we're committed to developing your skills and recognising your talent.

At Willmott Dixon we provide an inclusive and flexible working environment for people to thrive in and we are happy to support agile working wherever possible.

We are a proud member of the Disability Confident Scheme.

About Us

Over 170 years of rich history, Willmott Dixon's purpose is beyond profit; delivering brilliant buildings, transforming lives, strengthening communities and enhancing the environment so our world is fit for future generations. Ensuring that we add lasting value to the neighbourhoods we work in; our values, people, innovation, partnerships and focus on sustainability has allowed us to build a successful and solid privately owned business where our people can thrive.

Construction is changing and we are at the forefront of that change. Pioneering new ways to build, innovating the way construction is viewed and establishing ourselves as one of the top employers in any industry. It truly is an amazing company in one of the most exciting industries with a vast array of professional career paths. Adding to that our numerous people awards, we understand everyone has a unique potential and ability to make a difference and succeed; if you want your skills developed and talent recognised, why not join our business!

Willmott Dixon has recently been awarded No 1 in the Best "Big" Companies (2022) to work for and already holds the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2022 and is the first major contractor and developer to win a King's Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development.


Willmott Dixon is the 2nd largest capital works, regeneration and support services. We pride ourselves on our long history, and in being a sustainable company which respects and care for people in the wider environment.

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