Senior Quantity Surveyor

Full Time Permanent

We have an exciting opportunity to work on a Large Major Civil Engineering project for a Tier 1 Contractor.

This construction phase starting in 2022 with a duration c6 years working on a very prestious contract, reporting into a Commercial lead, and managing a small team.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of working on large civils schemes, major projects background, either within heavy civils, tunnelling, earthworks, highways or rail infrastructure.

You will be carrying out Quantity Surveying duties on a project reporting into the Commercial Manager. Packages within the project can range from small sub-contractors on £500k specialist packages of works, through to the larger Earth work packages at £50 million in value. As the senior quantity surveyor you will be support with reporting, cost control, forecasting and sub-contractor payments and much more.

This role needs someone that can support junior quantity surveyors while having the hands-on ability to control your own section of works.

Senior Quantity Surveyor Duties:

* Effectively communicate with the commercial manager daily.

* Preparation of internal commercial reporting including internal reports, commercial progress and financial reconciliation.

* As a senior quantity surveyor, you will be expected to keep accurate relevant records.

* Prepare valuations/Application for payment with full supporting. documentation in accordance with the contract.

* Assisting procurement in the preparation and issue of subcontract documentation, enquiries and negotiations.

* Providing training and support for junior commercial staff and operational staff.

* Question & manage in cost control / cost mitigation.

* Preparation, negotiation and agreement of change events, extension of time claims, final accounts.

* Drafting of complex subcontract arrangement including professional services & appropriate terms of engagement.

* Provide identification and advice upon of insurance related issues.

* Planning and management of subcontract and material procurement schedules.

Experience Required:

* You need at least 1 year of experience in a Senior Quantity Surveyor position.

* Good working knowledge of NEC3 forms of contracts.

* Computer literate with strong skills in Microsoft Office Applications (Word/Excel/Outlook/PowerPoint).

* Extensive stakeholder management both client and internal.

* Good communication skills including presentations and ability to negotiate and persuade others.

* Project controls, risk analysis, contract admin, procurement, cost, claims.


* HNC / HND is a minimum, for the right senior quantity surveyor support full degree in Quantity Surveying if you wish.

* A comprehensive level of commercial experience preferably with main. contractor on a major heavy civils project.

* Financially astute.

* NEC3 knowledge and experience.

Please call Nick on (phone number removed) to discuss in further detail


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