Job Title: Quantity Surveyor

Reports to: Commercial Manager

Remuneration: Salary dependent on experience

Location: Shepton Mallet, Somerset

About BSR Group:

British Solar Renewables (BSR) is a leading renewable energy developer and provider of expert services into the renewable energy industry. Our mission is to create the smart energy systems we need for a low-carbon future. We design, plan, construct, connect and manage utility-scale solar and energy storage projects for developers and investors in the UK and internationally.

Role summary:

The Quantity Surveyor is responsible for subcontractor tender process & construction cost management within the BSR Group. The role will also assist in the building of construction project budgets, producing variance reports on a timely basis and supporting other teams around the business including EPC & Development teams.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Identifying & managing the tender process for suppliers & subcontractors and liaising with the construction team to assist in final selections
  • Lead the administration of project budget and cost plan
  • Cost reporting on weekly project budget status to senior management
  • Processing payment claims from construction/supplier partners
  • Issuing of payment certificates to sub-contractors
  • Following up paperwork to ensure correct data is gathered and assisting the procurement and wider project team on any ad hoc duties as required
  • The ability to provide commercial support combined with proven administration experience within a large project team
  • Building on relationships with 3rd parties
  • Tracking spend, administering budgets across multiple projects to support cost-effective construction & ensuring spend is kept within budget throughout the construction phase
  • Attending site to review subcontractor work-packages and variations
  • Allocating costs accurately to assist in production of reports for the business
  • Updating costs to ensure future budgets are based on current information


  • HND or degree qualification in quantity surveying or similar.
  • Some experience as a qualified Quantity Surveyor would be an ideal background for this role, especially in commercial construction or renewable/electrical projects.
  • Alternatively, commercial project delivery management in construction or similar fields would offer relevant experience.
  • Experience with ICP appointment desired, but not essential.

Skill requirement:

  • Confident with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel & MS Project
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Understanding of the commercial construction environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team
  • Good time management skills
  • Full UK driving licence


  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays.
  • Auto Enrolment Pension – the Company will contribute 4%.
  • Private Healthcare
  • Life cover four times salary;
  • Employee Assistance Programme;
  • BSR will pay for one professional membership per year.

To apply: Please send your cover letter and CV to