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Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £40k - 45k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

Quantity Surveyor - Rail


We are currently recruiting on behalf of a tier one contractor for a Quantity Surveyor to join their capital works rail team. Working within and assisting the commercial & construction team to ensure the successful delivery of the project, which comprises of the design and construct involving the replacement of steelwork and fabric cladding in Birmingham.

Key Responsibilities
As a Quantity Surveyor, you will have the following accountabilities:

Implement commercial strategy

·In conjunction with the relevant Project Management team member, be accountable for the profitability of the project, and develop an appropriate commercial strategy for the project to ensure delivery of required margins

·Contribute to the management and maintenance of a contract cost reporting system ensuring all financial information is managed and up-to-date and tracked with budget/tender allowances, commitments and deviations highlighted and managed

·With other members of the team, produce and provide accurate forecasts of project cost to completion and final value

·Monitor cash flow and valuation plan, ensuring applications are made correctly and in a timely manner

·Ensure contract variations are identified, valued and turned into agreed variation orders with the customer in a timely manner

·Assist in ensuring effective records are maintained to support claims and that applications for payment for variations are issued in a timely manner

·Manage the subcontract tender process, including the selection of sub-contractors and provision of all relevant contract and schedule documentation

·Ensure that subcontracts are placed in an appropriate manner to step down appropriate responsibilities from the Main Contract

·Ensure that each sub-contractors account is managed strictly in accordance with their terms and conditions

·Provide accurate monthly reporting of cost and value on the project(s) in line with the Company reporting process

Experience & Skills

·An organised, innovative and creative Quantity Surveyor with knowledge and experience of working on Projects

·Experience of collating costs and maximising value

·Experience of working as a QS, including the need to support with financial and commercial control within a project

·Experience of procuring and managing supply chain

·Maintain a Personal Development Plan

·Working towards professional accreditation

·Support development of others around you

·Experience of working as part of a team

·Demonstration of working to deadlines, working efficiently and to a high standard

·Demonstration of resilience and determination to succeed

·Demonstrate clear written and verbal communication skills.

·Demonstrate ownership/commercial awareness.

·Effective time management, organisational, interpersonal and negotiation skills.

Desirable Experience:

·Experience of NEC 3 and/or 4.

·Experience of Network Rail Contract Suite.

·Interest in rail projects

Qualifications & Training

·BSc in Quantity Surveying or equivalent level of education or experience

Please contact Harry Sharrard at Anderselite, for more information via LinkedIn.