Civils Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Civils Senior Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedford
Civil Engineering
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-10-19
Contact Name: David Marriott
Contact Email:
Job Published: 24 days ago

Job Description

Civils Senior Quantity Surveyor
Up to £70,000 p/a with package including; generous holiday allowance, pension, Company bonus scheme, healthcare and Company car/allowance.

My Client is a Market-leader within the Civil Engineering sector with a +£600m turnover working exclusively on schemes including; Earthworks, Infrastructure Works, Highways, Structures, Water and Rail. With continued success they are actively recruiting for a Civils Senior Quantity Surveyor to strengthen their Commercial Division on prestigious projects along the M1 Corridor from Coventry down to the M25.

Successful candidates will be tasked with Commercial Management of multiple contracts valued between £5m-£50m, reporting to the Commercial Director and managing a team consisting of an Assistant Quantity Surveyor and Quantity Surveyor.

Key responsibilities include:

Controlling of commercial matters on a number of projects, including production of cash flow and forecasting.
Procurement, selection and management of Subcontractor accounts from award to final account.
Completion of monthly valuations submitting applications as required by the Company/Contract requirements.
Valuation of variations, preparation and submission of quotations/compensation events as required.
Monitoring of the contract programme identifying/raising early warnings/potential variations/quotations.
Liaising with the Client/Client’s representative on commercial issues.
Carrying out internal cost value management of projects producing monthly project management reports for review with Senior Management.

Candidates will possess:

BSc Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or equivalent.
+5 years Post Graduate experience in Civil Engineering (from either Main or Regional Contractor background).
IT proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Project and Word), Conquest or similar Estimating Packages.
Experience in NEC3, JCT and ICE Forms of Contract.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and influence people at all levels.
Confidence at working autonomously.
Strong leadership style.
Good problem-solving skills and creative flair.

This is fantastic opportunity to join a highly reputable Construction business that can offer exposure to challenging projects and career progression. My Client is looking to interview week commencing Monday 29th October, so if you possess a strong Civil Engineering background, are willing to travel/lodge as required and seeking an immediate opportunity in Bedford, please apply today or contact me on 0121 237 3700 or 07825 614028 to discuss.