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Quantity Surveyor

Requisition ID: 49416

Domain: Construction/Commercial

Contract type: Hidden (29021)

Schedule: Full-Time

EQUANS are recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to be based in Liverpool. This is a fixed term (7 months) full-time role working 40 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary, car allowance, bonus and benefits package.


General Overview

Job role is for a flagship £32m 10 storey apartment block in Liverpool City Centre, applicant must have experience in a similar role and demonstrable experience in Supply Chain package management on a project of this size and nature.

To take responsibility, ownership and accountability of the successful management and control all aspects of the commercial / financial and contractual elements of the designated project in order to control and maximise the company’s profitability, protect the companies legal and contractual obligations under the contract and to manage proactively the control of all commercial issues.

Ensure applications and valuations are completed in line with the contract terms and also ensuring sub-contractors receive prompt payment and are procured in line with our contractual obligations and Commitments to Subcontractors.  In addition, ensuring cost reports and the like are managed, completed on time and monitored.  To understand, implement and adhere to the company SHEQ policy/strategy. Assist in the development of junior members of the commercial team.

Key Accountabilities

Drawing take-offs and site measurement

  • Carry out Take-off exercises prior to scheme commencement.
  • Execute ongoing site re-measurement of measured works.
  • Carry out site checks & recording of variations to accurately produce Internal and External valuations.

Subcontract procurement and order placement

  • Receive Subcontract Procurement Schedule from management and ensure procurement is carried out in line with it.
  • Produce accurate Tender reviews and analysis’ are produced and submitted to management for review and comment. Complete Subcontract Recommendations and ensure appropriate approval obtained.
  • Produce accurate and robust Subcontracts to ensure risk is mitigated and reported margins are maintained.

Subcontract Account Management

  • Ensure compliance with the Commercial Timetable at all times. Produce accurate Subcontract Liability documents including forecast final accounts, production and necessary approval of Subcontract payments and subsequent payment notices. Ensure documents are presented to management in a timely manner for the review process.

Rebate reportage

  • Ensure rebates are reviewed prior to subcontract procurement and that subcontract orders are placed in line with supply chain agreements.
  • Completion of the rebate applications on a monthly basis and submitted to Rebate Champion.


Operative bonus payments

  • Obtain weekly bonus sheets from directly employed operative.
  • Check against Site Manager’s weekly time sheet.
  • Apply pre-agreed bonus targets.
  • Administration of payments.

Monthly cost value reports

  • Produce a full, detailed CVR in line with Commercial timetable on each live project.  Ensure documents are presented to management in timely manner for review process.
  • Assist in the production of performance review document for senior management.
  • Assist with the presentation of the current Cost Value Report to senior management during performance review.

Management of change orders/variation accounts

  • Accurately record occurrence of any change orders; whether client or contractor led.
  • Pricing of change order to establish cost and value.
  • Production of early warning notice / change order for submission to client.
  • Update Cost Value Report ensuring both cost and value are updated prior to monthly report.
  • Update projected final account to be submitted to client with monthly valuation claim.
  • Value engineering process to ensure best value for client and to maximise internal contribution.

External valuations

  • Produce External Valuations ensuring accurate information from site measures and subcontract accounts to enable the completion of the monthly external valuations. Ensure documents are presented to management in a timely manner for review process before submission.
  • Ensure cash position is maximised.
  • Ensure projected final account is updated monthly.
  • Ensure cash flow is updated in line with previous Certified amounts and any Change Orders, and submitted with monthly valuation claim.
  • Ensure interim certificate is obtained in line with the Contract Dates and invoiced accordingly.

Internal valuations

  • Produce internal Valuations. Ensure accurate information from site measures and subcontract accounts to enable the completion of the monthly internal valuation. Ensure documents are presented to management in a timely manner for review process before submission.
  • Ensure that accurate information on change orders to enable the completion of monthly internal valuation in carried out.
  • Ensure the production of internal valuations are completed prior to monthly Cost Value Reports.

Final Accounts

  • Ensure that Final Accounts are submitted, assessed and agreed within a reasonable time period for every Subcontractor. Final Account statements are executed before the release of any final payment and/or retentions. Ensure documents are presented to management in a timely manner for review process before execution with Subcontractor.
  • Produce Final Account for submission to the Client, ensuring all change orders are encompassed and all risk items are mitigated. Ensure documents are presented to management in a timely manner for review process.  

General contract administration

  • Ensuring Contractual data is stored correctly. Utilising online systems where applicable.
  • Archiving completed schemes.

Management and Development of Trainee/ Assistant QS and Quantity Surveyors

  • Assist where required in the development of members of the team.

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary, car allowance, bonus and benefits package, which includes;

  • Pension Scheme
  • 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 2 times annual salary
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in EQUANS), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Persons Network) and our Disability Network
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

 Skills and abilities

  • High level of interpersonal skills (i.e. listening skills)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent level of numeracy
  • Excellent influencing/negotiation skills
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Proficient in the use of software systems such as Viewpoint, Evision, AIMS and the like.



  • Experience of planning, organising and prioritising workload whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy
  • Industry experience in the role of a Quantity Surveyor
  • Post graduate experience within a surveying position reporting to either a Senior Surveyor or a Commercial Manager

Key Attributes

  • Excellent Time Management
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure
  • Prepared to work within various geographical areas
  • Confident
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent presentation
  • Self-motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Flexible & adaptable
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator
  • Ability to work both alone and as part of a team
  • Resilient

Who are we?


EQUANS is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.   

In the UK & Ireland, EQUANS is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables. 

EQUANS’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live. 

EQUANS is a Bouygues group company. 


What’s next? 

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch. 

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.  

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements. 

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers. 

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.