Quantity Surveyor

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere
  • Salary: £35000 - £45000/annum


This challenging and exciting opportunity requires an individual with a solid quantity surveying background, and demonstrable experience within the utilities, rail, civil engineering or infrastructure sectors.
Our client aims to be the UK’s leading provider of power, water, and gas infrastructure for the public and private sectors. They believe in growing their business in a progressive and sustainable manner, respecting our community and the environment. They will communicate effectively with their clients, engage their staff and operate their business with the utmost integrity. The mission is to be the Contractor of Choice for their clients, with an absolute commitment to safety whilst providing outstanding customer service and value, delivering quality, first time, every time.
Due to a significant increase in contracts awards and workload, and a dedication to continued profitable, long term growth our client is now seeking to appoint an experienced Quantity Surveyor whom will assist with all commercial and contractual matters, and should effectively support the Commercial Director and Management team to successfully deliver a wide range of technically complex and significant projects.
The Role
* Oversee and manage all commercial activities and financial governance, working closely with the contracts and operations teams
* Risk identification and management
* Continual review and challenge of existing commercial processes to identify and implement best practice
* To draw up, contracts and sub-contracts or ensure contracts have been drawn up prior to commencement of work and to review contracts drawn up by third parties
* To assist with pre-construction commercial activities, such as vetting and approval of terms, contract evaluations, and sub-contract procurement and selection
* Identify risk and opportunities associated with contracts
* Provide commercial and contractual advice to contracts and operations teams
* Notification, preparation and agreement of any change, claims or extensions of time that may arise
* Attend client meetings, including project commencement and close out appointments
* Undertake commercial audits for each contract to ensure good practice and compliance with company procedures and client specifications
* Prepare monthly financial reports, identifying trends and areas for improvement
* Provide final account measurement and agreement of interim assessments, including early warning notifications, compensation events and extensions of time etc.
* Financial reconciliation and general contractual administration
* Attending and contributing to risk management, value engineering, cost and value, overall progress and update meetings
* Preparation of weekly and monthly CVR reports, including KPI information, estimates of defined costs to complete, and any pain or gain position
* Preparing and agreeing of final accounts
* Preparation and administration of sub contract documents including sub contract set up
* Administration of accounts to final stages
The Person
* A Quantity Surveying Degree or tertiary qualification is desirable, however relevant experience will be equally acceptable
* Possessing a sound working knowledge of the utilities, rail, civil engineering or infrastructure sectors, including working under NEC forms of contract
* Knowledge and understanding of pre-construction and procurement processes
* Knowledge of construction techniques and the general sequence of events for a wide variety of contracts, schemes and projects
* The ability to apply the knowledge and principles of commercial and quantity surveying practice to various projects
* A basic working knowledge of plant, equipment and materials
An attractive basic salary plus extensive benefits package is on offer to the successful candidate, along with longevity in security of work and forward career progression.
We are committed to equal opportunities. We wish to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and appointed solely on their suitability for the post irrespective of race, gender, age, disability, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, marital / civil partnership status, religion / belief or nationality

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