Komfort are recruiting for a new Quantity Surveyor (Leeds)

We are currently looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join the Leeds team.

Job Specification

Department: Operations

Reporting to: Head of Contracts


  • Risk management, including vetting, amending and agreeing contracts, collateral warranties, NDAs, Performance Bonds and framework agreements
  • Knowledge and experience of standard subcontracts including but JCT 2005, 2011 & 2016, NEC 3 & 4,
  • Monitor and control the currency of all programmes issuing any Extensions of Time Notices and Loss and Expense claims in a timely fashion
  • Financial Management of Projects through tight budgetary control
  • Preparation and submission of Interim applications for payment through to invoices to client, including submission of anticipated final accounts
  • Recognition, preparation, valuation, negotiation, and agreement of variations to contract
  • Production of cost value reconciliation reports and liaise with Credit managers to advise monthly accruals for live contracts
  • Preparation and agreement of Final Accounts
  • Dispute resolution / settlement of contractual claims
  • Attending and contributing to pre-award/pre-contract meetings
  • Visiting sites and liaising with main contractor QS / site team
  • Maintaining good quality accurate records
  • Prepare and monitor project cash flow forecasts
  • Provide advice to project staff on commercial and contractual matters including reviewing and drafting of correspondence
  • Commercial vetting of sub-contractor tenders and contracts
  • Ensuring timely receipt of Payment Notices/Pay Less Notices in accordance with Contract Valuation/Payment Schedules dates
  • Ensure that business commercial processes are adhered to at project level
  • Communicate regularly with project staff and specialist subcontractors to ensure commercial controls are in place, understood and always followed
  • Manage and provide accurate formal reports in accordance with Company procedures
  • Liaise with Estimators whilst providing commercial tender qualifications prior to submissions
  • Development and maintenance of good working relationships with client’s personnel to nurture collaboration and repeat business and to avoid dispute situations
The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying (essential)
  • Experience of working for a subcontractor (preferred)
  • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well within a team-based environment
  • Health and safety qualification (desirable)
  • A proactive problem solver working to achieve results
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good MS Office skills

What’s on offer

  • Full time & permanent position
  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Buying / selling holiday – option to buy and sell holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • 4X Life insurance
  • Employee referral scheme (1k payment when referred colleague passes probation)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free parking at all sites


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends
  • Work authorisation: United Kingdom – no restrictions (required)

Your Head Office Location: Komfort Leeds. Unit 1, Latchmore Industrial Park, Latchmore Road, Holbeck, Leeds. LS12 6DN

Applications: Please email your CV with a covering letter to careers@Komfort.co.uk