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Project Quantity Surveyor

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About the opportunity:

We're thrilled to present an exciting opportunity for a Project Quantity Surveyor to become a key player in our expanding Quantity Surveying Team. This role is remote with 1 or 2 days in the regional office.

You'll be directly reporting to the regional Construction Manager, overseeing the expansive Midlands of England, spanning from Norwich to North Wales. You will have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of customers including Property Developers & Commercial bodies.

This role offers a unique proposition – you'll be an integral part of a team that was established in October 2023, providing you with the chance to shape its growth and contribute innovative ideas to enhance our processes for both internal and external stakeholders.

Your expertise will be crucial in ensuring the flawless financial execution of new multi-utility connections and EV Charging projects throughout their construction journey. Working closely with Project Managers, Construction Managers, and the Finance team, your meticulous evaluation of project financials against predetermined budgets will ensure precision and transparency at every stage. Your contribution will be instrumental in upholding financial excellence and driving the success of these projects.

Are you ready for this opportunity with UKPS?

Your responsibilities:

  • Assist Project Managers to understand/highlight in more detail the financial performance of their projects.
  • To drive the forecast/cost to complete process with Project Manager’s so that variances to budget are communicated to Project Finance as early as possible in the delivery cycle.
  • Provide detailed financial information to the Project Finance team for budget amendments and production of month-end management reports.
  • Providing feedback to the Finance, and Estimating teams where required.
  • Regularly review project invoicing to ensure the timely issue of customer invoices.
  • Liaise with the Streetworks team to understand Civil Subcontractor costs, ensuring any anomalies are swiftly actioned.
  • Provide feedback on project overspends associated with price variances from original estimates.
  • Provide commercial support to Project Managers on variations.
  • Provide feedback to Construction Managers on the financial performance of Project Managers.
  • Assist with the completion of actions arising out of the PPV process.
  • Assist finance with project budget splitting between infrastructure and Multi Utility works.

About you

Experience / Knowledge:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as Quality Surveyor or Commercial Manager.
  • Contract Management experience.


  • HNC in Quantity Surveying or equivalent discipline.
  • Anti-bribery training.


  • Excellent communication with the ability to build strong working relationships with internal/external stakeholders.
  • Highly organised with the ability to manage multiple tasks across different projects.
  • Strong financial acumen and understanding of budgeting, forecasting and cost control.
  • Highly process driven.
  • Resilient with the ability to work well under pressure and cope with conflicting demands.
  • A strong work ethic and high level of integrity.

We offer good benefits and remuneration packages, but most importantly, an enjoyable and rewarding place to work. We believe in rewarding our people well and there are plenty of career opportunities for the right person. 

In return of your hard work and dedication, we can offer you: 

Core Benefits: 

  • 25 days holiday, increasing after 2 years by 1 day each year up to 30 days, plus 9 public holidays
  • Holiday buy scheme 
  • Discretionary bonus
  • EV and ULEV salary sacrifice scheme (subject to minimum length of service)
  • Cycle to work salary sacrifice scheme 
  • Up to 7% employer pension contribution  
  • Life assurance (x4 annual basic salary) 
  • Refer a friend incentive
  • Wagestream
  • Employee assistance programme

And once you have successfully completed your probation, you will have access to:

  • Flexible start and finish times
  • Private medical insurance
  • Company sick pay

About us

We are UKPS; a fast-growing Multi-utility Independent Connections Provider (ICP) part of the Last Mile infrastructure. We are fully accredited under the NERS, GIRS & WIRS schemes to carry out the turnkey provision of multi-utility infrastructure and subsequent connections to new build housing, residential, commercial and industrial projects.

At Last Mile Infrastructure, we are one of the UK’s largest Independent Network Owners, owning and operating in excess of 500,000 gas,  electricity, water and wastewater connections serving residential and commercial customers. Last Mile Asset Management adopt and operate electricity, gas, water and wastewater, and ground source heat/cooling networks that are designed, installed and commissioned by Lloyds accredited Independent Connection providers (ICPs).

At UKPS & Last Mile, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse working environment, where employee wellbeing is at the forefront in making sure our people feel valued. We provide tailored ongoing training and development, but most importantly, long term career opportunities for you to Grow With Us. If you are motivated to succeed and have a ‘can-do’ attitude, we would love to hear from you!

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