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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job type: Permanent

Specialism: Commercial

Location: London

Ref: SQS

Are you ready to work in an inclusive, award winning, progressive and dynamic environment?

Do you have experience as a Senior Quantity Surveyor or Quantity Surveyor ready to step up?

Do you have a background working on infrastructure construction projects?

Do you have working knowledge and experience of NEC form of contracts?

What are you waiting for? Apply today!


Enable Infrastructure Ltd is a leading infrastructure development company specialising in delivering innovative and sustainable solutions in the construction industry. With a focus on major infrastructure projects, we excel in areas such as transportation, utilities, energy, and telecommunications.

As a forward-thinking organisation, we are seeking a dedicated and experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our team and drive commercial delivery in the Civils & power infrastructure sectors including Rail, general civils, Renewables, DNO (Distribution Network Operator), HV (High Voltage) Power, and ICP (Independent Connection Provider) markets, we are rapidly expanding our team so it’s a great time to join the business.

The successful candidate will be an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor or QS looking for their next step. You will be responsible for all commercial matters from tender stage through to contract completion, it is a great opportunity to have full autonomy and responsibility on portfolio projects, the role will have a team of graduates reporting into them so previous graduate mentoring experience would be beneficial or a passion to move into this kind of role considered.

In this role we require a Quantity Surveyor who has experience of dealing with NEC contracts (among bespoke contracts), Earned value and generating profit margin from projects and increasing turnover. Some rail, general civils, renewables, grid connections or EV Charging projects experience would be of benefit but not essential. Experience of managing multiple projects at a time will be key to success in this role with in a tier 1 or tier 2 contractor.

This is a permanent role and can be based out of our London office + remote/hybrid working is possible alongside travel to projects and offices around the UK.

Primary duties include optimisation of margin on projects and protecting/mitigation of commercial risk, appointment and management of sub-contractors, client negotiation and management. You will support the project team as required.


  • Formal qualification, ideally at degree level or above, in Quantity Surveying or a relevant commercial/construction subject.
  • A member of or working towards an appropriate professional qualification/membership (RICS/CIOB).


  • Commercial management of £multi-million construction contracts
  • Infrastructure construction experience, specifically general civils, rail, renewables or power
  • NEC contract knowledge.

Technical Proficiency: 

  • Can formulate, present and manage high-value contract variations and claims through to client agreement. 
  • Ability to negotiate and influence decisions.
  • Can read, interpret and measure construction drawings.
  • Understanding of contract law.
  • Comfortable undertaking complex Excel and Word tasks.

What we provide

  • In addition to a passion for a strong work-life balance and flexibility/core hours working, you can expect:
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays and an extra day for your birthday,
  • Additional leave purchase scheme
  • Private Healthcare
  • Bonus scheme
  • Reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships
  • An inclusive and diverse environment, embracing the variety of cultures, backgrounds and lifestyles of our employees
  • A focus on safety, health, and wellbeing, prioritising our people through a culture of caring and a network of positive mental health champions
  • Opportunities to give back to our communities through our social value program

Get in touch to learn more about the opportunity and company.

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