Quantity Surveyor, US

Job Details

DesignBuild Search are working with a leader in a retail sector who have an opening for an Quantity Surveyor in the US. The successful applicant must have experience with pre and post contract.

Quantity Surveyor will be invovled in the procurement, planning, Contractor negotiation and cost analysis for multiple Service states andCapital projects across multiple jurisdictions.

Project locations include Ireland, UK, and USA (multiple States) with an annual spend of in excess of $200m per annum. As a senior member of the Group Developments Team, the candidate will be required to significantly influence and progress our clients business

Degree Qualified in Quantity Surveying or related field
3+ years QS experience with main contractor or consultancy
Pre and post contract experience
Experience managing multiple Quantity Surveyors
Available to travel within in Ireland, UK and US.

The successful candidate will bring their own initiative to deliver the departments vision, all aligned with our clients Vision and Core Values. The successful candidate must demonstrate strong commercial awareness, ability to work in a fastpaced environment and prove they have the ability to be a senior leader within the central Group Team that will guide the regional project teams.


  • responsibility; to lead the procurement, planning, Contractor negotiation and cost analysis for multiple projects across multiple jurisdictions; Ireland, UK, and USA (multiple States) with an annual spend of
  • closely with the Mergers and Acquisitions team with regards appraisals, site selection, preliminary estimating, site acquisitions and contract negotiations Leading and directing the procurement and contract strategy for the differing regions which will require tailored approaches giving consideration to the market dynamics of that country
  • the relevant documentation for tender pre-qualification documents
  • tender documentation, choosing appropriate contractors / suppliers to bid and issuing tender documentation
  • tender returns, specifications, alternative options, negotiating packages and selecting the preferred contractor / Supplier
  • site meetings across the regions as the client representative
  • project costs / cash flows / monthly cost reports and final accounts
  • the project teams in delivering and monitoring of contract packages on site including remeasures, variations, interim/final accounts and contra-charges etc.
  • discussions/negotiations with Landowners, Highways Agency, Planning Authorities, consultants and other stakeholders.
  • feasibility and viability assessment and analysis
  • the development value of the projects whilst maintaining high level quality design