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Managing Quantity Surveyor (Wastewater AMP7)

  • Location: Mansfield
  • Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable on level/experience per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: Water, Construction, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Tim Smyth
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: Q1 2021
  • Expiry Date: 18 March 2021
  • Job Ref: 391483TSH_1613473272

Job Title: Managing Quantity Surveyor (Water Sector)
Location: Mansfield
Start Date: Q1 2021
Sectors: Water, Waste Water, Sewage Treatment
Job Type: Permanent role
Salary: Circa £55,000 to £65,000 + Per Annum + Package (Salary negotiable on relevant experience)

Our client, a growing Civil Engineering Contractor who operate within the Water sector, is currently recruiting for a Managing Quantity Surveyor, looking for someone to join their team on a permanent basis, to help deliver upcoming projects within the wastewater sector, typically valued between £10 Million and £30 Million (or above). They are looking for someone who has previously worked within the water sector, who can manage a team of quantity surveyors, ensuring accurate cost control, cashflow management and financial reporting, working with the wider operations team to ensure profitability on works delivering, including Civil Engineer, M&E and MEICA works.

Daily duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting the proposals team to evaluate risk and opportunity during tender preparation.
  • Attending post tender and pre-contract meetings.
  • Reviewing contract documents to ensure protection from onerous terms and conditions.
  • Assessing contract risk, working with the site team to develop and manage mitigation plans.
  • Managing commercial staff (Surveyors) and delegating workload.
  • Undertaking cost to complete / budget reviews with the contract delivery teams.
  • Managing work stream level risk and opportunity.
  • Attending internal and external commercial review meetings.
  • Negotiating with suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Managing commercial aspects of subcontract accounts, from procurement to interim and final account.
  • Completing final account negotiation, achieving the best possible outcome.
  • Preparing / Assisting the Commercial Manager with the evaluation and submission of claims for variations.
  • Working with the commercial and operational teams to strive for continuous improvement.
  • Maximising value, minimising cost, ensuring that appropriate controls are in place to monitor and manage operating cost base.
  • Working with the operational teams to deliver and manage performance against the Profit Improvement Plan.
  • Managing commercial performance against business targets and Framework KPI's.
  • Ensuring that the delivery team are briefed and have sufficient commercial support to monitor and react to budget variances.
  • Promoting a culture of integration, continuous improvement and use of best practice across the client base.
  • Ensuring that the group commercial policies are adhered to and that the requirements of legislation are met.
  • Ensuring that cashflow is maximised including ensuring that payments are received on time.
  • Preparing monthly management and financial performance reports.
  • Assisting in the development of commercial staff though coaching and mentoring.

Candidates will ideally:

  • Hold a relevant qualification, such as a degree or HNC, in Quantity Surveying (or similar)
  • Have previous experience working within the Water sector, ideally on AMP6 projects. (Wastewater / Sewage projects ideally)
  • Have experience of commercially managing large/complex civil projects in excess of £10 Million.
  • Have a strong knowledge of NEC Forms of Contract, alongside commercial / contractual awareness.
  • Be IT literate and able to prepare financial reports.

For more information or to apply for the role, please contact Tim Smyth on LinkedIn or via

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