Senior Quantity Surveyor


Ardmore have been at the forefront in delivering hundreds of major projects across London. We have established a major reputation for delivery of large-scale phased regeneration schemes. Some of our iconic projects include the Corinthia Hotel, Churchills Old War Office and the Greenwich Peninsula.

We build homes, offices, hotels, schools, medical centres, parks, playgrounds – every facility our great city needs. And we do it with passion. With sensitivity. With style!

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will provide high contractual and commercial advice and support to their respective Project Surveyor(s) and commercial team(s).

The Senior Quantity Surveyor is required to adopt a hands-on approach in overseeing the commercial activities associated with the design and construction process of a multi-million-pound project and in some cases this obligation may extend to more than a single project.

The Project:

Cambridge House, a stunning Grade 1 & 2 listed building that will be transformed into one of London’s grandest hotels. This complex job will include super prime residential, retail, restaurant and luxury Spa facilities once completed.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Specifically, the position accepts responsibility for a single large project or multiple projects and for overseeing and delivery of the financial and commercial targets whilst ensuring at all times that best practice is employed so that; stated project objectives are followed, including budgetary controls, the maximisation of profit and maintenance of positive cash flow.
  • Maximum value for money is achieved.
  • The Project Surveyor and commercial team properly understand the procurement process and targets in securing the services of Sub-Contractors/Suppliers/Design Consultants, including the requirement to produce formal documentation for accurate representation of the financial and contractual position of work packages.
  • The placement of robust Orders takes place before work commences in accordance with current company contractual arrangements occurs.
  • Construction Directors and Project Managers and whenever appropriate Directors of the Company are provided with reliable advice on financial, progress and contractual related matters.
  • The timely preparation and presentation of accurate internal cost and value reports occurs.
  • Timely interim applications for payment, retention and final account applications occurs.
  • Sub-Contractors and Suppliers are administered in accordance with the terms and conditions of company Sub-Contract arrangements.
  • Review and provide advice to the project team on the Contract and procedures to be followed.
  • Notify Managing Surveyor, Construction Director and Project Manager of any commercial disagreements with Employer and Sub-Contractors / Suppliers.

We’re Looking For:

  • BSc Quantity Surveying or equivalent
  • Chartered member of RICS
  • Negotiation training
  • Presentation skills
  • CVR training
  • Practical knowledge of ASTA PowerProjects or MS Projects 2013/2016

Example of Company Benefits (Dependent on role level)

  • Competitive Maternity, Adoption & Paternity Pay scheme
  • Medical Cover (Most pre-existing conditions are covered) – Dependent on role level
  • Competitive holiday allowances, starting with 25 + bank holidays and going up to 30 days + Bank holidays (dependant on length of service), Day off on your birthday also included!
  • Competitive pension scheme to help you for when you retire
  • Life Assurance (Paying 4* your salary)
  • Relevant professional membership fees paid and continued support with your professional growth and Learning.
  • Generous Staff referral scheme, paying up to £3,500
  • The opportunity to save up to 25% on your bike via the Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounts on 100’s of retailers and Gyms

Further Information About the Role

Kindly be aware that this advertisement for our job vacancy may not encompass all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described. It is subject to potential amendments at the sole discretion of Ardmore.

For a full role profile, please contact us directly at

Equal Opportunities

Ardmore are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender, reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy or maternity.

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