Senior Quantity Surveyor – Head of Division, Associate Elect

Based in Guildford

Keytask is a niche construction consultancy working exclusively in the hotel and hospitality sector.

The business started in 2002 and has offices in Guildford and London.  We work for clients as project manager, cost consultant, procurement manager and/or employer’s agent. Typical projects are new build or refurbishment of hotels, high-end restaurants, resorts, clubs and bars/pubs.  The company has an enviable track record, delivering impressive projects for its high-quality client base.

We are now seeking a Senior QS/Cost Consultant to join our expanding team of seven to help the company deliver the exciting projects we secure.  This is an exceptional opportunity for professional and career development for the successful candidate to head the company Quantity Surveying Division and to help grow the workload, staffing and contacts.


£50k to £70k subject to experience, plus an annual performance bonus, phone, pension and life insurance.


  • Preparation, monitoring and updating of project cost plans
  • Preparation of pre-tender estimates, tender documentation and managing the tender process
  • Advising on procurement routes and types of contract
  • Finalising and collating construction contract documentation.
  • Attending regular project meetings to monitor costs
  • Administering JCT contacts
  • Undertaking valuations under the building contract and making payment recommendations
  • Negotiating and management of variations and final accounts
  • Reporting and presentations to the client
  • Networking and business development


Qualifications / Experience / Knowledge

  • MRICS Chartered Quantity Surveyor
  • Minimum 5 years’ commercial experience acting as Senior Quantity Surveyor/Cost Consultant
  • Good organisational skills and time management
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team
  • Understanding of contract legislation and professional liability

To discuss this opportunity further, please call Chad Murrin, Director on 07767 224632 or email him at

Keytask Management Limited

Guildford Office

The Garden Suite
6 Quarry Street
Surrey GU1 3UR