A solid example of a CV for a Quantity Surveyor position in the UK. A simple layout holds the key sections for your CV: personal profile, key skills, work history and education. In addition, a memberships section is included, as memberships of professional bodies would be expected for a quantity surveyor. The basic template layout includes a few simple styling details such as header borders, is easily customisable to suit your own needs.
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Quantity Surveyor CV
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I am a highly experienced and commercially astute Quantity Surveyor with a demonstrable track record of working in the construction and utilities industries. Specialising in large-scale commercial management I have considerable expertise acquired during the last four years in managing all stages of the project lifecycle, including implementing effective cost control processes, budget management and contract administration. Highly skilled in negotiation, construction cost control, NEC, JCT and contract management. Client facing with exceptional customer and supplier relationship management, with the confidence to lead successful contract negotiations. Technically advanced, with exceptional analytical, Microsoft Excel and numerical ability.
Cost Management & Planning
Health Safety and Quality Compliance
NEC 3 & 4 Forms of Contract
Budget & Financial Management
Managing Pre-Contract Estimations
Reporting, Tendering & Bid Management
Supplier & Relationship Management
Bills of Quantity
Advanced Microsoft Excel
Quantity Surveyor / Commercial Manager | Smith Fibre
October 2017 – Present
Following the completion of my academic and professional training, I secured my first role as a Quantity Surveyor where I was responsible for implementing commercial ways of working and advising clients. I was also involved in supply chain risks, NEC forms of contract and I evidenced strong skills in post-contract management. During this time I worked on a number of multimillion-pound projects where I honed my experience in managing effective cost control processes, budget management and contract control. I have also become the central link for all matters relating to reporting, tendering and payment application negotiations.
Successfully introduced a series of modified and highly effective pre and post contract commercial management processes and procedures to facilitate effective budget control and contract compliance
Utilised advanced Microsoft Excel skills to analyse all relevant commercial data and worked closely with the finance team to devise effective cost estimates further resulting in over £500k in savings
Consulted on the relevant costs and contracts; providing considerable expertise towards the valuation and future scope of the project
Graduate Quantity Surveyor | Gleeds Energy Limited
September 2015 – September 2017
I joined Gleeds Energy Limited as a Graduate Quantity Surveyor, which is a leading construction and utility firm, following the completion of my degree with Coventry University. During the intensive two-year training, I worked towards the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) and I covered four rotations but I specialised in Cost Control, Cost Management and Cash Management. I worked in close collaboration with the commercial department, where I had the opportunity to work on a number of multimillion pound projects within the healthcare and residential sectors, so I am familiar with NEC 3/4 Forms of Contract. I was also involved in the assessment of contract risks and I supported with the valuations and submission of claims for variations of projects delivered.
Successfully secured a two-year graduate role within a highly competitive industry and a company that only awards ten Graduate Training contracts out of an initial application pool of over 10K
Demonstrated a particular interest in cost estimating and cost planning techniques, in addition to cost modelling
Advanced understanding of construction procurement strategies, including the tendering process for multimillion- pound contracts and contract strategies, including the post-contract cost management process
Deployed considerable understanding of legislation relating to the impact of high-value building contracts
Regarded for exceptional problem resolution, negotiation, financial acumen and numerical ability; including successfully leading negotiations for a fee reduction with contracts resulting in over £500K in savings
Assistant Quantity Surveyor | Gleeds Energy Limited
May 2014 – September 2014
I successfully secured a summer internship with Gleeds Energy Limited which then secured me a graduate role. I completed a four-month summer internship where I supported and oversaw a key housing contract of repairs. This was a highly valuable experience and also enabled me to gain exposure within the preparation of estimates and quotations, pricing and managing and income and expenditure of the project.
First Class BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management | Coventry University (2012-2015)
Jen Wiss-Carline has been a Senior Manager and Consultant for several sizeable companies which included dealing with all aspects of staff management and recruitment. She is also a Solicitor and Chartered Legal Executive, having been admitted as a Fellow in February 2006.