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Quantity Surveyor / Cost Engineer

  • Location: Chorley
  • Salary: Market related
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

  • Sector: Water, Surveying, Consulting Engineering
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 832 7577
  • Expiry Date: 10 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 396003ASM

Quantity Surveyor / Cost Engineer -Infrastructure consultancy -Lancashire based - High volume / Low value Utilities projects – Power BI software skills essential – Home/Office/Site Working - email

The client provides infrastructure consultancy services including project management, quantity surveying, commercial management, financial audit and training, inspections, and audits. Headquartered in Lancashire they work across the UK, and their team offers a wealth of experience and expertise, with colleagues ranging from graduates to senior directors,

The Projects
Utilities / Water and Gas, AMP 7


• Experience in transforming data using Power Query or M using Power BI

• Create data models including multiple tables for relational sources

• Have excellent numeracy, analytical and presentation skills in order to concisely provide internal and external formal and informal updates on projects. Ability to be able to create reports.

• Solve complex commercial and financial client scenarios with detailed accuracy in a well formatted auditable and transparent manner.

• Understand and implement the contractual requirements of project documents including the roles and responsibilities of all involved and the notices to record change etc.

• Work in innovative ways utilising bespoke software solutions in order to drive confident decision making.

• Ensure that all duties are carried out in accordance with standard company H&S procedures, work instructions and the Business Management System.

• In conjunction with the relevant project manager/team member, be accountable for the profitability of the project/s and develop an appropriate commercial strategy for the project/s to ensure delivery of required margins, produce and provide accurate forecasts of project costs to completion and final value.

• Manage cashflow and commercial risk on allocated projects.

• Liaise with the client, client representative and other 3rd parties on commercial issues, including agreement of additional monies.

• 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 as managed.

• Provide commercial advice and guidance to other members of the team.

• Assist procurement in the preparation and issue of ITT’s, subcontract documentation, enquire, other documentation and negotiations.

• Ensure that sub-contractors accounts are managed strictly in accordance with their terms and conditions.

Candidate requirements:
• Have a degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent.
• A minimum of 2 years’ experience working with Power BI (end-to-end development)
• Ability to create data models including multiple tables for relational sources
• Ability to produce effective data visualisation across reports and dashboards
• Excellent communication skills with ability to converse at a senior level.
• Have previous experience as a Cost Engineer or Quantity Surveyor within a relevant business environment.
• Have excellent report writing skills.
• Have a sound working knowledge of construction and contract law.
• Aspire to become chartered in the profession ~ MRICS or AP

Salary and package to be agreed – competitive salary and package depending on experience

If you want to apply, please email me If you want more information, please call me on 07980 006 436