Project Quantity Surveyor

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Project Quantity Surveyor

Job title and location:

Project Quantity Surveyor (Midlands based – currently Royal Leamington Spa)

Reporting to:

Commercial Manager

Key responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Maintain and develop Speller Metcalfe commercial processes and procedures and apply best practice and a continuous improvement approach, to maximise returns in terms of profit
  • Liaise with supply chain manager and/ or procure subcontract packages
  • Manage, reduce and eliminate unnecessary costs and inefficient activities
  • Maximise cash flow through the timely preparation of valuations, submission of invoices and receipt of payment
  • Manage the prompt preparation and settlement of final accounts, including variations, claims and disputes
  • Manage the production of accurate and timely accounts for use in managing the business
  • Manage the production of accurate and timely project financial forecasts for use in setting targets and managing the business
  • Establish and maintain robust open and honest reporting structures and monitor resources and costs to ensure that the projects meet agreed targets
  • Develop a thorough and in-depth understanding of the contractual, commercial, insurance and legal processes relating to the projects to ensure that Speller Metcalfe’s position is protected
  • Develop and train commercial staff where necessary
  • Supporting preconstruction where required.

Relevant Experience, Qualifications and Key Attributes:

  • Experience of running own projects
  • Pre-construction experience
  • Commercially driven
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Confidence and ability to communicate
  • Ability to mediate conflicting points of view
  • Good technical knowledge of construction
  • Awareness of health safety and environmental issues


If you are interested in this role, please forward your CV to

A bit about us:

Speller Metcalfe is one of the UK’s leading regional contractors, working across the Midlands and South West regions. With offices  in Malvern and Wolverhampton, we deliver a range of public and private sector projects from £250k up to £30 million, and have grown to an annual turnover of £130 million.

Established in 1995 by Steve Speller and Andy Metcalfe, their vision was to develop a business at the cutting edge of construction, built upon an ethos of family values which are reflected in everything we do:

Family   |    Safety   |    Honesty   |    Collaboration   |   Forward-thinking  |    Sustainability

Our mission has always been to encourage, develop and combine the individual skills of our staff, and we welcome and encourage staff from all backgrounds and abilities. Those who join the Speller Metcalfe team will have access to a wide range of benefits as part of your employment package: