Quantity Surveyor - Airspace Developments

Posted 26 May 2023
Salary£60000 - £70000 per annum
LocationCity of London
Job type Permanent
DisciplineInvestment, Land, Development & Technical
Contact NameVerity Hampson-Smith

Job description

We are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join our client, an airspace development company specialising in transforming underutilised urban spaces. Our innovative approach combines cutting-edge design, engineering, and construction techniques to create unique developments that enhance the urban landscape.

As a Quantity Surveyor, you will play a key role in the financial management and cost control of our airspace development projects. You will be responsible for accurately estimating and forecasting project costs, analysing financial data, preparing tender documents, and ensuring projects are delivered within budget. Your expertise will contribute to the efficient delivery of high-quality developments that redefine urban living.


  • Prepare accurate and detailed cost estimates, bills of quantities, and tender documents for airspace development projects.
  • Collaborate with architects, engineers, and contractors to ensure project designs align with cost objectives.
  • Conduct cost analysis and value engineering to identify cost-saving opportunities without compromising quality.
  • Monitor project costs throughout the development lifecycle, providing regular financial reports and forecasts.
  • Evaluate contractor bids and proposals, negotiating contracts and agreements to ensure favourable terms and conditions.
  • Perform ongoing cost control and risk management, identifying potential issues and implementing corrective measures.
  • Prepare and review interim and final project accounts, ensuring accurate measurement and valuation of works.
  • Manage project budgets, variations, and change orders, minimising financial risks and maximising profitability.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, regulations, and best practices related to quantity surveying and construction economics.


  • Bachelor's degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Economics, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor, ideally in the development of airspace or high-rise projects.
  • Strong knowledge of quantity surveying practices, cost estimating, and tendering processes.

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