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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Requisition ID: 54422

Domain: Construction/Commercial

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

We are seeking an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our Northern Ireland Management Team. As the lead commercial resource, you will play a pivotal role in managing a portfolio of NIHE & Housing Association contracts exceeding £35 million annually. Supported by a dedicated team consisting of Finance Assistants, Commercial Supervisors, Quantity Surveyors, and Administrators, you will collaborate closely with the Regional Director and the senior management team to provide strategic and contractual guidance for both new and existing contracts.

Key Accountabilities

  • Oversee all commercial aspects of the business, ensuring compliance with company SHEQ policy/strategy and implementing best practices.
  • Take line management responsibility for all Quantity Surveyors within the region, providing guidance and support to ensure effective performance.
  • Financial Strategy Lead the financial strategy during the contract establishment stage, working closely with Quantity Surveyor teams to monitor and manage financial approaches.
  • Profit Maximization Strategically maximize profit potential on operational schemes by conducting regular project reviews with site teams and operational leads, identifying opportunities for increased margins.
  • Establish regional supply chain deals, collaborating with the central procurement department to optimize supplier arrangements and maximize subcontract buying gains.
  • Manage stakeholder relationships with client representatives, EQUANS finance and operational teams, and colleagues from central support functions, ensuring effective communication and collaboration.
  • Identify and manage financial risks associated with new areas, suppliers, and contract complexities, working closely with operations managers and legal departments to mitigate potential risks.
  • Manage all profitability reporting for the region, ensuring accuracy and robustness of financial reporting, with risks and opportunities identified and discussed with relevant stakeholders on a monthly basis.
  • Manage cash collection and invoicing of accrued income values on a monthly basis, ensuring accurate billing projections and realistic delivery on-site.

Key Skills, Knowledge and Experience

Skills and abilities

  • High level of interpersonal skills (i.e. listening skills)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good understanding of budget forecasting, cashflow and CVR reporting
  • Experienced of managing a small team and is able to demonstrate the ability to develop team members
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Outlook, Excel and word



  • Experience of planning, organising and prioritising workload whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy
  • Soft skills encompassing empathy, understanding and listening
  • Knowledge of social housing contracts including responsive repairs, voids, cyclical works and planned works is a must

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. 


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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.