Senior Quantity Surveyor - client side

Posted 02 July 2024
Salary £65000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: 20% bonus, enhanced pension, private medical, travel allowance
Job type Permanent
Sectors InfrastructureAviation
Contact NameRob Hobdell

Job description

Opportunity to join a major client organisation and contribute to the development, and subsequent delivery, of a major (200M+) project which is currently at RIBA 1 whilst working under the NEC contract form.

As a Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will initially be focused on procuring and managing Design packages. You will also be heavily involved in developing cost plans and construction estimates. A Main Contractor will be appointed in around 2 years’ time, with construction phase starting in and around 2026/2027.

The benefits of you taking this position are:
  • Opportunity to get involved in the WHOLE project life cycle, including seeing the building being bought into use
  • You’ll be working with a diverse and highly competent team, with great comradery and a strong social scene
  • Flexible working policy, with 2 days a week from home
  • A generous and achievable annual bonus of up to 20%
  • A secure environment with a multi-year pipeline of projects and a very stable and profitable employer

A snapshot of some of your core responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain project cost plans and cost estimates to support the governance and procurement processes, including the Risk Drawdown process.
  • Manage project budgets, ensuring value for money and validation of costs using appropriate benchmarks. Perform monthly cost reporting, including provision of Anticipated Final Cost, Actual Cost of Work Performed, and Forecast to Completion.
  • Manage the administration of contracts of varying values and complexity, driving compliance and contractual performance including NEC Option A, C and E, Construction Purchase Orders and Design Purchase Orders.
  • Manage all contract communication including creating and distributing action lists, meeting minutes, Early Warnings, Project Managers Instructions and Compensation Events, and accepting/rejecting Contractors Notifications

To be successful in this role you will:
  • Will be educated to HND or Degree level or equivalent in quantity surveying
  • Have demonstrable experience in working as a Quantity Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor on larger projects
  • Have good working knowledge of the NEC form of contract ideally, although JCT would also be fine
  • Be experienced in leading, mentoring and developing teams

On offer is a salary of around 70,000 per annum along with a generous benefits package which includes the bonus, a cash/travel allowance of 4,200 per annum, private medical insurance, rail discount card and an enhanced employer pension contribution. 

Interested in learning more?  Please feel free to send us a copy of your CV (it doesn’t have to be up to date) or call us on 0203 998 7671.

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