Senior Quantity Surveyor

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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job title and location:
Senior Quantity Surveyor (Midlands based – Wolverhampton office)

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.

Key Attributes include:

  • 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 a national building contractor and family-owned business, founded in 1995 by Steve Speller and Andy Metcalfe – both experienced surveyors who aspired to be at the cutting edge of construction. Under their leadership our Company has grown to an annual turnover of over £120 million, working on projects across the public and private sectors.

Speller Metcalfe continue to be market leaders due to our passion for innovation and excellence in all that we do, delivered by a skilled and experienced team of over 200 staff and trade operatives. While we continue to build an enviable portfolio of works it is without doubt our teamwork ethos and family values that mark our ability to develop long-term relationships, with a substantial part of our business procured through direct negotiation.

We value and develop our staff in line with our company values of sustainable, forward-thinking, considerate, collaborative and trustworthy and our family culture runs throughout the Speller Metcalfe Group. We have been recognised for our commitment to people development through numerous awards and accolades including Investors in People (Silver) and are an equal opportunities employer.