Senior QS – Civils

Contact Jake Kavanagh
  • Salary: €75,000 - €100,000 DOE
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterMeath
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

Our Client, a growing Civils Contractor is looking to hire a Senior QS to join their Senior Management Team in Dublin. This is an excellent oppertunity for a Senior QS to move into the management side of the Business with a progressive company. All projects are based around Dublin. The successful candidate will be working within & assisting the commercial & construction team to ensure a successful project is delivered, while maintaining relationships, maximising commercial returns and manage risk.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement commercial strategy
  • Support the SQS & MQS commercial functions, assisting with & taking responsibility for:
    • Preparing tenders, analysing, selecting appropriate s/cs, negotiation & finalise s/c orders, financial & commercial management of s/cs to Final Account completion.
    • Site records & document control
    • Site measurement records
    • Assisting in the preparation of forecasts, targets & CV reconciliations
    • Valuations
    • Prepare variations with adequate records & details, agree as works progress
    • Update projected Final Account, prepare & submit in a timely manner
  • Liaise with & commercially influence/challenge site management team
  • Maintain & protect JSS commercial & contractual entitlement
  • CVR – Be actively involved in & understand the process, maintain independent view
  • Risk/opportunity – Review & consider
  • Insurances/warranties – Develop understanding
  • Cash management – Be aware & be actively involved to ensure good cash management
  • Tender – Support as required
  • Manage & oversee AQS & TQS, checking & taking responsibility for their work
  • Involvement with & take some responsibility for:
    • Simple D&B/CDP contracts
    • D&B contracts
    • Claims & disputes
    • Understanding of contract law
  • Involvement but no responsibility for contracts over €/£15m
  • Take responsibility for control of traditional contracts
  • Supervise AQS & sign-off SMM/measurement issues
  • Interacting with the Client on Commercial items

Experience & Skills

  • Demonstrate clear written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively utilise a range of technology platforms
  • Be fully conversant with the use of the Standard Method of Measurement
  • Demonstrate ownership/commercial awareness
  • Effective time management, organisational, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Have at least 6 years experience as a QS with a Civils/ Construction background.


  • Degree/Diploma in the relevant profession

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