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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Ref MAX8773 Job Posted 11/09/2019 Region South East England Location West Sussex Salary Negotiable Salary Band Up to £59,999 TypePermanent Consultant Steve Thomas

Senior Quantity Surveyor job vacancy to work for a leading civil engineering contractor based from West Sussex. Job role will be to help manage the commercial function and manage projects within the operating region.

Project Details

Senior Quantity Surveyor job vacancy to work for a leading civil engineering contractor based from West Sussex. Job role will be to help manage the commercial function and manage projects within the operating region.

Responsibilities and Duties

Senior Quantity Surveyor job to work within West Sussex regional civil engineering construction function for a major national civil engineering contractor.

You will be based on a live project within the region and will visit other regional projects as needed to offer quantity surveying and commercial management and support as required.

Projects include one off civil engineering and infrastructure projects that range between £1m to £50m in value but typically are £5-20m in size. In addition there are a number of live framework projects for water, environmental and highways and road clients that require regular oversight, management and commercial attention.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • You will need to be able to demonstrate knowledge of working as a Senior Quantity Surveyor or be ready for promotion from Quantity Surveyor to Senior Quantity Surveyor.
  • You will need to be able to show a broad range of Civil Engineering project experience, preferably within the UK and have gained this experience working for a national or regional civil engineering contractor or subcontractor.
  • Project experience must include contracting experience on highways, roads, infrastructure and structures and bridge civil engineering projects.
  • You will need to be reasonably proficient in all aspects of the NEC form of contract and be able to show this experience.
  • Demonstrable communication skills
  • Demonstrable experience of managing potential risks and evaluating options for control are needed
  • Demonstrable experience of reviewing certification for contract payments to sub-contractors.
  • Demonstrable experience of helping with contract variation identification and maximisation of recovery.
  • Some experience of preparing documentation for dispute resolution that has led to successful outcomes is desirable
  • Experience of preparing and reviewing CVR reports is needed
  • Experience of presenting commercial reports to colleagues
  • Experience of checking and reporting that regional staff are complying with commercial procedures and contractual requirements.
  • Experience of advising regional staff on contractual and financial issues affecting the commercial aspects in the region.

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • A degree or HNC/HND or equivalent in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management is desired
  • MRICS or MInstCES would be an advantage

Employing Company Overview and Profile

A high quality and well regarded national civil engineering contractor operating from a number of regional hubs across the UK.

They have a number of blue chip public and private sector client customers they work for on both a one off, repeat, negotiated and long term NEC framework basis.

Projects include one off civil engineering and infrastructure projects that range between £1m to £50m in value but typically are £5-20m in size and in addition there are a number of live framework projects for water, environmental and highways/road clients.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

Car or Car Allowance
Life Insurance

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