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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: St Albans
  • Salary: £45k - 65k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted over 1 year ago

  • Sector: Water, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Harry Sharrard
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0121 200 5520
  • Expiry Date: 25 November 2022
  • Job Ref: 399183HS1

The Role:

The Quantity Surveyor will provide commercial support to project teams, maintaining
commercial information and ensuring compliance with contractual requirements and the
Company’s ‘Three Pillar’ objectives. They will liaise with customer representatives and other
third parties on commercial issues including agreement of variations, claims and any
additional payments.

Key Responsibilities:

Ensure robust, accurate and timely cost and value reporting at both project and business
unit level
Ensure accurate cash flow reporting takes place
Carry out cost management including forecasting
Update the monthly CVR, cost and commercial plans
Help ensure that internal commercial processes are adhered to across the business unit
Actively seek to improve processes and procedures
Hold a good understanding of the processes and procedures used by any JV/Alliance that
we are working within, and assist in their development and improvement
External relationships
Help ensure that any main contracts entered into have terms and conditions that are
appropriate for Barhale, with commercial risks identified
Ensure that the supply chain are engaged appropriately with the correct contract terms and
Build and maintain good client relationships
Be responsible for subcontract letting, negotiation and financial accounting
Prepare applications for payment
Liaise with the client, client representatives and other third parties on commercial issues,
including agreement of variations, claims and additional payments
Internal relationships
Contribute towards effective interaction between the Commercial Team and the operational
site teams
Work with site management to forecast predicted spend and cash recovery and ensure that
both are kept in line with target
Share best practice with others and be proactive in advising site teams on costs and
management of them
Key measures & targets:
Accurate monthly forecasting
Ability to challenge resources and costs
Maintain deadlines in line with monthly commercial calendar
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Key relationships:

Commercial Manager/Managing Quantity Surveyor and rest of Commercial Team
Business Development and Bid Managers
Site Teams
Person Specification:
The successful candidate is likely to meet the following criteria:
Previous experience of the construction industry
HND/degree (or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying
Familiarity with ICE/NEC forms of contract and knowledge and understanding of
Construction Law
Previous experience of commercial management and procurement of subcontractors,
including chairing regular meetings, measurement and control cycle, certificates and
accruals calculations
Ability to demonstrate a good knowledge of monthly reporting and earned value analysis
Have knowledge and experience in estimation and cost analysis
Excellent communication, numeric and computer literacy skills, proficient in Microsoft Office
Excellent organisation and time management skills, with the ability to work to tight deadlines
Ability to work effectively in a team and delegate, but also able to work on own initiative
Member of RICS or other relevant professional body, or working towards
CSCS card

Please contact Harry Sharrard @Anderselite for more information via LinkedIn