Job Title: Senior 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 Senior Quantity Surveyor is responsible for overseeing the subcontractor tender process & managing the construction cost management within the BSR Group. The role will also build construction project budgets with the construction & development teams and produce timely reports highlighting any variances and risks to the project.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managing the tender process for suppliers & subcontractors and liaising with the construction team to aid in final selections
  • Building the project budgets and cost plans with Construction & Development teams
  • Responsible for cost management of projects from start to finish
  • Ensuring contract obligation have been met
  • Processing & authorising payment claims from construction/supplier partners
  • Issuing of payment certificates to sub-contractors
  • Being primary contact for both upstream & downstream stakeholders
  • 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 with members from other areas of the business
  • 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
  • Updating costs to ensure future budgets are based on current correct information
  • Producing high quality accurate reports for the senior management
  • Responsible for line management of more junior team members, supporting them to carry out their role to the best of their ability and providing their training and mentoring where required

Skill requirement:

  • Experience as a qualified Quantity Surveyor would be an ideal background for this role, especially in commercial construction or renewable/electrical projects (or qualified by experience where appropriate).


  • HND or degree qualification in quantity surveying or similar.


  • 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