Senior Quantity Surveyor – Solomons Europe – Hartlepool

Solomons Europe

Are you an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor looking for a new challenge? Do you want to hone your skills to support national frameworks in power, renewables, infrastructure and decommissioning? Are you keen develop and grow your expertise to support projects in growing investment sectors?

If so, we’re eager to speak with you!

Who We Are:

Solomons Europe, is a dynamic consultancy specialising in Power, Infrastructure, and Renewables, supporting clients and main contractors managing major investment projects and long-term frameworks. As an agile SME, we offer a unique perspective, with opportunities for collaborating with both industry leaders and smaller entities, to develop innovative project delivery frameworks, supporting regional socioeconomic impact drivers. Our remit is varied and comprises the development and delivery of effective procurement, contract, and commercial management strategies to derive successful project outcomes on behalf of our clients

If you are keen for a challenge, and are open to new ways of thinking and procuring projects to ensure optimal commercial and socioeconomic outcomes, then join our team of professionals, who thrive on innovation and problem-solving, dedicated to driving commercial success for projects, clients, and stakeholders. We value professional and innovative behaviours, and are seeking new, agile team members who possess an inherent curiosity and adaptability. As a team we like to challenge the status quo, whilst fostering strong and effective client relationships – demonstrating our passion and commitment to ensuring successful project outcomes which support regional growth and prosperity. If you want to have a positive influence on the projects you work on and if you’re ready to join a team that embraces individuality, we want to hear from you!

Location: Teesside

Contract: Permanent, PAYE

Salary: Competitive Salary & Comprehensive benefits package

Benefits working for this forward-thinking company:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Flex Allowance – £ 5,775 allowance pro rata per annum – You are in full control of how you use this allowance and will have the freedom to choose to take it as part of your monthly remuneration or to select the benefits that matter to you and your lifestyle.
  • Annual Company Bonus Scheme – The ‘All 4 One!’ company-wide bonus scheme
  • Design your ideal career and pathway: We commit to supporting everyone’s development from day one. So, tell us your dream career pathway, and how it will drive you and Solomons forward, and we’ll support you 100% to make it a reality.
  • Hybrid & Flexible working: We have five key regional offices and the full MS Office suite of technologies, which means agile working is becoming the norm for our practice. Our modus operandi seeks to optimise the benefits of hybrid working and technologies to drive projects forward effectively and efficiently. We also believe strongly in the importance of face-to-face interactions, to build strong and supportive relationships of trust and respect, alongside balancing individual needs with those of our clients, fellow team members and the business.

Benefits working for this forward-thinking company:

  • Get a good rest: We strive every day to go above and beyond for our clients, but we also recognise the importance of taking the time to recharge our batteries: We offer all our team members use of our luxury staff holiday lodge in the Lake District every year, along with further opportunities to regain equilibrium through our in-house resilience coaching programmes. In addition, we will soon be opening our own residential resilience retreat close to the shores of stunning Ullswater.
  • Benefits that really add up! Whether it’s matched pension scheme contributions of up to 8%, Electric and Hybrid vehicle options, Employee discount schemes, Private Medical Insurance and Health Cashplan, we’re constantly working to help you to get the most out of your overall benefits package.
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity, Adoption and Shared Parental Pay – to give you greater choice and flexibility when that very special time comes.

The opportunity:

As a Senior Surveyor at Solomons Europe, you’ll act as a professional advisor and team member embedded in client projects. You will be well-versed in commercial management and effective contract administration practices and will take a lead role in ensuring effective project delivery and the achievement of targeted outcomes on behalf of our clients.

Your role comprises striving for project delivery excellence within your team at all times. You will be experienced in building a culture of collaboration, able to communicate effectively with teams and stakeholders, to positively influence project direction and continuous improvement practices. You will be keen to foster a culture of trust and inclusivity, enabling all team members to voice ideas and concerns, and providing opportunities for rapid and effective solutions to be found to emerging project challenges.

What you will bring to the role:

  • Degree level education in Quantity Surveying, Procurement, Commercial Management, or Engineering (HNC/HND with relevant experience also considered).
  • Ideally pursuing or already possess professional membership or qualification from accredited institutes such as RICS, CIPS, ICE, or similar.
  • Comprehensive understanding of contract law, legislative changes, best practice guidance, and relevant statutes (e.g., Construction Playbook, HGLDA), as well as standard contractual provisions and differences between standard forms of contracts (e.g., NEC, FIDIC, JCT).
  • Proficiency in commercial controls, managing contract variations/compensation events, and providing strategic commercial advice to clients to improve cash flow and profitability.
  • Skilled in delivering accurate and timely commercial analysis and reports (CVRs, Project status reports, Subcontract Management, Procurement, etc.) to meet KPIs and drive commercial results.
  • Active involvement in mentoring team members to foster a culture of learning and improvement, leading discussions for enhancing project administration and commercial processes.
  • Proven experience in supervising quantity surveyors in either pre or post-contract roles, effectively managing deadlines, action plans, and delegation of tasks.
  • Ability to leverage both professional and technical skills to cultivate strong working relationships and collaborative networks across client organizations, professional networks, multi-disciplinary teams, stakeholders, and the wider supply chain.
  • Possession of a full UK driving license and access to a car for essential business travel to client sites and Solomons offices.

Solomons Europe is an inclusive employer. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief.

You may have experience of the following roles/sectors: Senior Quantity Surveyor, Quantity Surveyor, Project Quantity Surveyor, Project Surveyor, Assistant Quantity Surveyor, Claims Consultant, Contract Management, Contract Administration, relocation, NEC3/4, EPC, JCT, FIDIC , APC, RICS, Residential, Commercial Building, Hospitals, School and Public Sector works, power generation, nuclear, renewable energy, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, process engineering, civil engineering.

*All benefits listed are subject to eligibility based upon, length of service, successful completion of probationary period and/or adherence to the terms and conditions of the provider. The Company accepts no responsibility for any exclusions contained therein nor for any unsuccessful claims made by the employee under the policy. The company’s policies are subject to changes in legislation, market forces and the availability of approved providers. The Company reserves the right to withdraw any non-contractual benefits or policies.


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