Skip to content Skip to main menu
Student Life Building (foreground) and the Sports Building (right of the cathedral tower)

Pre-Construction Surveyor

Key details

Pre-Construction Surveyor
London/Home Counties
Contract type:
Full time permanent
Applications close:
30 June 2022
Apply now

Pre-Construction Quantity Surveyor

Location: London

Talented people are the key to our success

About us:

Would you like to work for a progressive and ambitious company which is also one of the most successful within the UK construction and infrastructure industry? 

Morgan Sindall provides national construction and infrastructure services to private and public sector customers across a comprehensive range of markets. We aim to create great results for our customers, partners and ourselves.


We have a fantastic opportunity within our Construction business for an ambitious and talented Pre-Construction Quantity Surveyor.

The successful candidate will be joining the existing team of passionate and dedicated individuals.

They will manage their own tasks within the context of a project or company objective. Whilst they will take day to day decisions on their own, they will refer significant decisions. They are accountable for the performance of a small team.

We are looking for people who share our passion for the project at hand whilst also being able to work within a fun and hardworking team environment.


  • Be commercially responsible for the stage 1 and stage 2 of 2-stage bids
  • Lead a team to effectively convert the project to contract
  • Identify the commercial strategy to win a bid
  • Understand the commercial bid requirements
  • Produce a risk & opportunities plan
  • Work with the team to agree a suitable supply chain 
  • Produce suitable supply chain enquiries in conjunction with the wider team
  • Collate, compare and submit supply chain enquiries
  • Work with the production team to agree an optimised logistics plan and price this
  • Conduct preliminary high-level comparisons on our bid to show cost effectiveness
  • Conduct soft market testing to aid with cost planning
  • Work with our cost planner to agree the cost plan with the client team
  • Attend and positively contribute to client interviews and or client team engagements
  • Place sub-contract and consultant orders



  • HND or Degree in Quantity Surveying (or other commercially related discipline) RICS accredited
  • Knowledge and experience of the procurement of sub-contractors in sub-contract procurement
  • Understanding of period cost reporting and comparison with budget/forecast Previous experience with COINS
  • Experience in commercial management of sub-contractors, including chairing regular meetings, measurement and control cycle, certificates, accrual calculations and value allocation
  • Knowledge of the procurement of sub-contractors
  • Able to manage and effectively monitor sub-contractors with little supervision Knowledge of effective cost allocation management
  • NEC and residential experience advantageous.


Morgan Sindall Construction London and Home Counties

With a passion to serve customers we have developed a professional, understated approach, where our people in London and Home Counties are encouraged and rewarded to work as a team to achieve Perfect Delivery.

The success of this strategy to: find – win – deliver – repeat has yielded a healthy forward order book, giving us the stability to fully focus on strengthening our long-term work winning capability in our primary sectors of: education, public sector frameworks, civic buildings, investment linked opportunities and healthcare.


Morgan Sindall is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation.  We are also an Investors in People company.

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

In the recruitment process all applicants are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation.


Apply now