Lisa West
Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Joined Woodford October 2016

1. What attracted you to your current role of Quantity Surveyor?

Progression and fantastic opportunities. Gaining further practical knowledge of the construction industry.

2. What are your biggest challenges in this role?

Managing a busy workload and time constraints.

3. What does a typical day look like as a QS for Woodford?

  • Liaising with the project teams, subcontractors and our clients
  • Accurately reporting and forecasting costs
  • Client variations
  • Procurement achieving better buying targets
  • Subcontractor account management – payments, site instructions and variations

4. When not at work, what are your interests/hobbies?

Spending time with my family and friends.

5. How would you sum up working at Woodford in one word?

Supportive