Quantity Surveyor

  1. Facilities Management

2 months ago

Expires on 03/15/2024

  • £40-45,000
  • York, Boulmer, Newcastle
  • Permanent
  • Max Grainger

Mainstay has an exciting opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor for a leading facilities service provider.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in construction or FM quantity surveying within a hard and soft service background and have delivered multiple projects at once.


  • Comply with all health and safety and sustainability policies and procedures.
  • Provide business support to the Commercial Group. This will involve proactively facilitating our relationship with both internal and external customers by ensuring the completion of necessary commercial reports and documentation.
  • Deal directly with internal and external customers and where appropriate direct them to the appropriate contact or department to solve their queries.
  • Liaise with all staff including Area Managers, Site Managers, Project Managers and the Commercial Team.
  • Ensure contract processes and procedures are adhered to at all times, advising and supporting as required.
  • Attend risk meetings, review risk registers and follow risk management processes.
  • Identify business priorities and plan work effectively, by building controls and milestones into plans and programmes.
  • Comply with business policy and procedures, supporting continual improvement.
  • Explore future possibilities and opportunities for improvement, support change initiatives and identify alternative solutions.
  • Support the Area Relationship Improvement Plan with the client and area-specific supply chain, in line with collaborative business relationships.
  • Obtain commitment from others by persuading, convincing and negotiating. Manage stakeholders utilising experience to negotiate in line with business goal requirements.
  • Assist the Principal Commercial Manager with dispute avoidance and any dispute resolution.
  • Deliver change management in accordance with the contract, ensuring timescales are met by all relevant stakeholders.
  • Management and resolution of queries submitted by the supply chain regarding core services pricing.
  • Maintain commercial control to ensure planned milestone payments are achieved, final accounts are closed to meet the business targets.
  • Monitor and review supply chain performance.
  • Manage supplier payments in line with contractual and company policy.
  • Provide post-contract cost control on billable works.


  • Experience in the commercial element of facilities management and/or commercial construction/refurbishments, either of large projects (£500k to £4.5m) or many smaller projects (£20k to £500k) running concurrently
  • Developing cost models
  • Risk analysis & management
  • Preparation of work proposals/tenders
  • Dispute resolution
  • Excellent working knowledge of commercial processes
  • Strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Fraud prevention
  • Health & safety awareness training

Our Facilities Management Specialist

Max Grainger

Max started in recruitment 8 years ago, spending over half of that at Mainstay. Max's strongest skill is candidate resourcing, he is passionate about finding the right fit for both candidate and client.

Contact Max Grainger for more information about this job.

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