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Quantity Surveyor (GY)

  • Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Negotiable on experience
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction , Highways & Transport, Rail , Water, Civil Engineering/Infrastructure
  • Job reference: 385215TSH

Job description

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Location: Great Yarmouth (AdHoc visits to Peterborough office also required)
Sector: Water, Flood Defence, Infrastructure, Civil Engineering
Job Type: Permanent role
Level: Intermediate
Salary: £34,000 to £42,000 Per Annum + Package (Negotiable on level & relevant experience)

Our client, a large Civil Engineering contractor who operate within the Water & Flood Defence sectors, have an excellent opportunity available for a Quantity Surveyor to join their growing commercial team, on a permanent basis, working on a large framework scheme for one of their key clients in the flood defence sector.


The role will involve working with the existing commercial team, to manage a multimillion-pound contract, ensuring that the scheme stays within financial parameters and that any changes or early warnings are picked up and resolved with the client.
The scheme involves the design/improvement/construction and overall assessment of flood and costal risk within the noted area and construction activities will include but are not limited to flood banks, pumping stations, reservoir improvements, supporting the end client to reduce flood risks across the area.


The role would suit a well organised individual with previous experience in a similar role and will include working with a commercial team and Senior Quantity Surveyor.


Daily duties will include but are not limited to:
* Ensuring cost control is maintained throughout all functions (procurement, delivery, design etc.).
* Supporting the project manager in respect of both project and commercial deliverables.
* Preparing subcontract tender packages, carrying out comparisons and place relevant orders.
* Responsible for the management, collation, interpretation and analysis of project commercial records.
* Supporting the Target Cost process through all of the key milestones.
* Production of monthly cost & value forecasts, including monthly project review reports.
* Identification of risks and opportunities to project spend / budgets.
* Providing sub-contractor management to Projects.
* Producing impact assessments, early warning, risk expenditure and compensation event submissions.
* Managing the compliance and suitability surrounding processes and procedures on a project basis.
* Supporting the Senior Quantity Surveyor in respect of wider issues.
* Liaising with the Project Accountants to establish accurate cost and cash neutrality reporting.

Candidates will ideally have:

* Previous experience in a relevant Quantity Surveyor position.
* Previous experience working within the Water or Civil Engineering industries, on similar projects such as Flood Defence or Flood Alleviation schemes (or have worked in other applicable Infrastructure sectors).
* A formal qualification in Quantity Surveying or similar (I.e BSc, HND or similar).
* Be familiar with NEC forms of contract.
* Be able to manage client budgets.
* Have strong communication and negotiation skills.
* Strong IT skills with experience of databases and MS Office.

For more information or to apply for the role, please contact Tim Smyth on 0121 200 5520.

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