Senior Quantity Surveyor

7 days left

Hays Building
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
09 Jul 2021
06 Aug 2021
James Blackham
Job Function
QS / Cost consultant
Job position
Senior Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Quantity Surveyor - Civils & Telecoms - Negotiable Salary

Your new company
With more than 30 years of experience working in the Highways, Civils, Utilities and Telecoms sector, working with established clients throughout the UK in both the Public and Blue Chip private sector. They have established offices across the country

Your new role
Senior Quantity Surveyor will report to the Head of Commercial function and be responsible for ensuring the project is completed within its projected budget. A key contributor in the production of tender documentation requiring a developed understanding of the civil engineering/telecommunications market to ensure tenders accurately reflect cost, capability and capacity to complete the works.

Key Duties:

  • Produce price/forecast the cost of the different materials needed for the project
  • Assist in the preparation of tender documents, contracts, budgets, bills of quantities and other documentation
  • Accurately track changes to the design and/or construction work, adjusting budget projections accordingly through the reforecasting process
  • Oversee the procurement of the services of contractors and/or subcontractors who work on the project ensuring transparency of rates and recoverable charges
  • Able to read architectural drawings and have an appreciation of construction processes, along with excellent numerical and IT skills
  • An understanding of applicable law and regulations, as well as health and safety matters, tax and insurance and contract law, so that you understand the legal implications of any decisions
  • Liaise with the client and other construction professionals, such as site managers, project managers and site engineers to ensure the work can be completed within cost projections
  • Lead on lessons learnt reporting for project closure ensuring a closed loop for feedback and implementation of identified actions
  • Ownership of monthly P&L reports
  • Management and overseeing of WIP
  • Risk and Opportunity analysis
  • Evaluate and negotiate tenders including subcontractors and suppliers.
  • General commercial support
  • Ability to interrogate costs and add value
  • Risk and Opportunity analysis
  • Evaluate and negotiate tenders including subcontractors and suppliers.
  • General commercial support
  • Ability to interrogate costs and add value

What you'll need to succeed

  • Preferably educated to degree level;
  • Background in civil engineering, telecoms or utilities
  • Experience of NEC forms of contract

What you need to do now
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