• Job Ref: 16783
  • GPC Mobile: 086 145 1302
  • GPC Job Phone: 01 207 8990
  • salary: €120k-€130k

Exciting opportunity for a skilled Managing Quantity Surveyor at a reputable Building Main Contractor located in Meath. We are seeking a candidate with extensive expertise in contract management, specifically in public works, RIAI, JCT, and NEC contracts. This position offers a clear career progression path to a potential role as Commercial Director, which may be offered as the job title for highly experienced applicants.



  • Contractual Proficiency: Demonstrate extensive expertise in diverse contractual frameworks (public works, RIAI, JCT, NEC, etc.).
  • Cost Oversight: Supervise cost control process, including forecasting, budget preparation, and vigilant expense monitoring. • Variation Handling: Evaluate, oversee, and administer variations/change orders, ensuring compliance and effective communication.

Procurement Collaboration: Collaborate with procurement, estimation, and surveying teams for subcontractor procurement activities.

  • Contract Administration: Assume responsibility for contract administration, compliance, notices, and milestones. • Commercial Management: Monitor project financial performance, provide recommendations for profitability and risk mitigation.
  • Business Growth: Utilize business development skills to identify new opportunities, cultivate client relationships, and expand the project portfolio.
  • Team Leadership: Lead and guide quantity surveyors and commercial staff for quality outcomes and professional growth.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Foster strong relationships with clients, consultants, subcontractors, and suppliers.
  • Industry Best Practices: Stay updated on best practices, market trends, and legal requirements for operational efficiency and risk management.



  • Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, or related field. Professional accreditation (MRICS) highly desirable.
  • Experience: Minimum 10 years’ commercial management experience in Irish construction industry, specializing in public works, RIAI, JCT, NEC contracts. Proven track record in contract management, cost control, and business development.
  • Contractual Expertise: Extensive knowledge of public works, RIAI, JCT, NEC contracts, and relevant frameworks.
  • Business Development: Drive business growth, build client relationships, generate leads, expand project portfolio.
  • Financial Acumen: Strong financial awareness, analyze data, drive profitability, assess project viability. • Leadership Skills: Inspire and motivate teams to achieve project goals.
  • Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication, effective stakeholder engagement.
  • Problem-Solving: Proactive approach, risk mitigation, dispute resolution, seize business opportunities.
  • Organizational Skills: Effective prioritization, multitasking, deadline management.
  • IT Proficiency: Proficient in MS Office, quantity surveying software (e.g., Conquest)




  • Excellent salary circa €120k – €130K
  • Top benefits package.
  • Excellent career development.
  • Company vehicle or vehicle allowance.



If you are a Managing Quantity Surveyor looking for your next career move, please send your CV or call Declan Hasson for a confidential discussion.  We will not send your cv to any client without your permission.   GPC is a specialist construction recruitment consultancy based in Dublin with more than 25 years’ experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.


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