Senior Quantity Surveyor

Our client continues to develop their profile through a number of major projects in the UK, and following recent success is looking to hire a Senior Quantity Surveyor to support the teams growth. Offering the opportunity to work in a collaborative, high performing team, working on large infrastructure projects, with a long programme of works. The role is based in York with extensive flexibility to work from home.


Job Purpose

  • To support the project manager in the effective management of time, cost and quality to plan through to project close out.
  • To provide functional commercial support to the project management team and ensure that timely and appropriate cost and contract administration is maintained.

Key accountabilities:

  • Manage the key stakeholders on the project to provide the Alliance Management Team with accurate commercial reporting.
  • Prepare all relevant commercial data for the periodic reporting cycle and to provide estimates to complete in support of project forecasts and budget reviews.
  • Work with project teams in managing the cost impact and validation of change/compensation events and encourage the whole delivery team to strive to deliver value for money.
  • Maintain necessary trackers to inform Project Management, Commercial and Project Controls reports, including EWN’s, NCE’s etc.
  • Attendance to required risk reduction, change and progress meetings.
  • Proactively manage and close out issues and risks, whilst maximising value for the project.
  • Weekly and monthly progress reports as required.
  • Analyse cost performance data and provide relevant input for monthly performance reports.
  • Coordinate with and support the project controls team.
  • Responsible for implementing appropriate commercial strategies including effective project cost management, change management, risk and KPI management.
  • Prepare and manage all commercial correspondence and contractual notices issued in accordance with contractual conditions.
  • Identify emerging problems, report contractual claims and support in the management and resolution of legal and/or commercial disputes in conjunction with senior management
  • Subcontract account management and work package management of affiliates.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • Significant Quantity Surveying experience in high value civil engineering, building, M&E, rail or general construction and/or infrastructure projects.
  • Main contractor or alliance experience.
  • Experience in all aspects of post-contract commercial management on major infrastructure related projects
  • Broad experience in the commercial management of projects and implementing effective cost control and change processes.
  • Specific knowledge and experience of post-contract commercial services including those related to reporting, payment, variations, claims management and final account settlement.
  • Specific understanding of railway and construction industry contracts, ideally NEC3 standard forms.
  • Experience of resolution of construction contract disputes
  • Understanding of multi-disciplinary co-ordination across major infrastructure projects and global design teams.
  • Client focused approach to service delivery
  • Positive and enthusiastic team player
  • Ability to build and manage effective working relationships both internally and externally.
  • BA Hons/BSc degree in Commercial Management, Quantity Surveying (or similar)
  • Professionally Chartered Membership to an accredited body (CICES/RICS/CiArb), or working towards

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