Quantity Surveyor



Open the Door to your Career Journey!

Do you have experience or a degree in Quantity Surveying? Do you know the construction building products industry and want to develop your career further?  Join our team in the High Security and Safety Group part of the ASSA ABLOY Group based from Portobello, Willenhall, United Kingdom, and enjoy a collaborative culture that empowers you to build a career you can be proud of.



What you would do as our Quantity Surveyor


We are looking for someone who will manage all contractual and commercial aspects of allocated projects, and will help us maximise revenue and profit for each contract.


Reporting to the Commercial Director, you would:

  • Support the tendering and negotiation process through commercial experience, contractual understanding and risk management strategy
  • Evaluate proposed customer contract terms to determine risk and opportunity, and support the negotiation process to achieve favourable change to terms where possible
  • Generate, control and monitor project budgets in conjunction with the Contracts Manager
  • Track changes to the design and/or construction work to generate additional sales revenue, offset additional costs and maximise profitability
  • Adjust budget projections to account for contract changes
  • Identify, evaluate and agree additional charges for work required or undertaken that are outside the prescribed and agreed scope of works or contracted terms to maximise sales revenue and profitability
  • Mitigate risk of revenue or profit degradation throughout the duration of the contract
  • Prepare and submit interim payment applications for completed works in a timely and professional manner in accordance with the contractual obligations of each project.
  • Create, prepare and submit contractual documents such as Notice of Compensation Events, Early Warnings and general contractually worded letters
  • Respond to contractual correspondence received from customers in order to mitigate potential financial risk
  • Agree interim payments and support cash collection from the customer; working closely with the Credit Control Manager to reduce DSO
  • Negotiate and agree final account accounts in a timely and professional manner, ensuring maximum revenue and profit from each contract
  • Continually monitor budgets in conjunction with the Budget Accountant and Contract Manager to determine current and anticipated profit and loss, along with establishing financial forecast information
  • Agree terms and conditions and budgets for sub-contracted works



The skills and experience you need


We are looking for someone who:


  • Qualified Quantity Surveyor
  • Minimum 5 Years Quantity Surveying experience in construction industry preferably working as a sub-contractors QS
  • Experience with ERP software packages an advantage
  • Experience in using online project management packages such as Viewpoint, Bravo, Conject etc.
  • Post contract cost control experience essential
  • Experience with tendering an advantage


What we have to offer

We’re passionate about providing amazing opportunities and benefits, so you can continue and progress a lifelong career with us – here’s what we have to offer:

  • Learning and career development opportunities, whether it’s online learning, management training or enhancing your skills
  • A competitive salary and incentive schemes
  • Variety of benefits including Holiday Flex, Cycle 2 Work, attractive company pension, discount portal, recognition scheme and wellbeing program… to name just a few!
  • A strong culture that unites us across geographies, divisions and brands!



We review applications regularly, so don’t wait and APPLY NOW!


We are building diverse, inclusive teams, and encourage applications from everyone who can see themselves working with us.


To make sure your personal data is safe, we don’t look at any applications sent by email or post. If you have any questions about the role or the process, please contact our Talent Acquisition Director at ilaria.alleva@assaabloy.com.



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As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.


As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

Willenhall, ENG, GB, WV13 3PW

Engineering & Science
Mid-senior level