Managing Surveyor

Job Category: Construction
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Dublin


  • As Managing Surveyor, you will be reporting to the Commercial Director and responsible for commercial aspects on projects across various sectors and sites; commercial, residential, hospitality, education, industrial.
  • Ensure risk registers, variation trackers and extension of time tracker sheets are reviewed and updated monthly and included within monthly reports.
  • Preparation of Cost Reports and reviewing of project cost reports.
  • Attend monthly management meeting, report on commercial issues and offer opinion on matters arising.
  • Subcontractor procurement and account reviews during project.
  • Daily liaison with accounts department.
  • Review of supplier requisitions and accounts.
  • Review of subcontractor documents and updating of templates, including appointment documents, payment certificates.
  • Measure, price, negotiate and agree budgets and costs for variations to project scope.
  • Check project costs are correct and raise/resolve queries where necessary.
  • Management of commercial and contractual aspects of relationships with customers, consultants and subcontractors.
  • Assess subcontractor payment entitlement and process payments.
  • Carry out reconciliation of cost and value to date/forecast to keep the management team informed of project performance.
  • Assist in the guidance and development of junior surveyors
  • Manage project costs to ensure over all budgets are maintained and exceeded
  • Look for opportunities to maximize revenue and reduce cost and identify and investigate losses.


  • Experience – ideally within a main/specialist contractor.
  • Relevant Third level BSc in Quantity Surveying.
  • Experience as a quantity surveyor with previous experience with a main contractor (ideally Residential, Retail/Commercial,  Public works).
  • IT Skills – MS Office packages and database experience.
  • Ability to work well within a team and to collaborate with others.

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