Intermediate Quantity Surveyor

  • 3D Personnel
  • Cork, County Cork, Ireland
  • Oct 26, 2018
Permanent Quantity Surveyor

Job Description

Position: Intermediate Quantity Surveyor


Location: Cork


Salary: € 50-60k




This Role encompasses a combination of the site based function and the office function, as specified below, however there is purchasing support in the team and also administration support from the accounts payable team.


  • Assist in the preparation of initial budgets and cost plans.
  • Advise on procurement strategy.
  • Develop and maintain value adding partnerships and relationships for the good of the business in terms of products and services – optimising price, technical specifications, quality and on-time delivery.
  • Manage key supplier relationships through consistent appraisal and review.
  • Prepare works tender packages and contract documents, analyse and compare quotations received.
  • Identify, analyse and respond to commercial risks.
  • Complete sub-contractor documentation in accordance with company procedures.
  • Monitor works packages against budgets, assessing variation claims and preparing progress reports.
  • Provide advice on contractual claims.
  • Participate in project meeting to ensure that all commercial and contract procedures are properly implemented.
  • Assist and advise on all expenditure against contract, to avoid unnecessary spend, ensure value for money and maintain a clear audit trail.
  • Maintain files on all projects to include the contract, all correspondence, changes, amendments, clarifications and payment schedules.
  • Monitor and ensure that project planned spend is maintained.
  • Provide forecast pricing information for annual budgets and business plans.
  • Ensure prompt response and resolution of all queries received from senior management.
  • Process material orders in a timely manner.
  • Compile and maintain library of prices on coins.



  • Residential experience (Essential)
  • Familiarity with using IT and systems
  • Degree in Quantity Surveying
  • 4+ years experience in a similar role


  •  €50-60K


If you are an Intermediate Quantity Surveyor considering a career move, please feel to send your CV or contact David Guiney for a confidential discussion.  3D Personnel will not send any applicants CV’s to clients without a full discussion and prior consent. 3D Personnel is a specialist construction recruitment consultancy based in Cork