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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £45k - 60k per year + Car / Car allowance, Pension, Holidays per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Construction, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Alex Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 832 7577
  • Expiry Date: 29 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 394656ASM

Job Title Senior Quantity Surveyor

Area of work: Water treatment projects - Waste Water, heavy M&E lead projects

Reporting to: Commercial Manager

Location: Warrington / Lancashire

Salary and package: £45,000 - £60,000 + Car Allowance + Package

The Company

My client are a leading multi-disciplined infrastructure provider, as a business they turn over of £300 Million and are involved in projects from building and highways, to large-scale water networks and treatment plants. They have nationwide coverage from 12 regional offices and are a leading employer who take pride in developing and nurturing their workforce.

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, you will work alongside the Contract Delivery Team to ensure the contractual control, cost management, profitability and cash management of Civil Engineering, Mechanical / Electrical and Combined schemes, predominantly in the water industry (waste water)

The Role (reporting to the Commercial Manager)

Working on waste water projects

Working with the commercial and operational teams to strive for continuous improvement.

Issue sub-contract tender packages and undertake contractual evaluation of the tender returns

Attend post tender and pre-contract meetings.

Assisting the proposals team to evaluate risk and opportunity during tender preparation.

Reviewing of contract documents to ensure that the company is protected from onerous terms and conditions.

Assess contract risk and work with the site team to develop and manage mitigation plans.

Undertake cost to complete reviews with the contract delivery teams.

Attend internal and external commercial review meetings.

Negotiating with suppliers and subcontractors.

Manage the commercial aspects of subcontract accounts from procurement to interim and final account agreement.

Final account negotiation.

Preparation of / assistance with the evaluation and submission of claims for variation works.

Maximising value and minimising cost, ensuring that appropriate controls are in place to monitor and manage the operating cost base.

Working with the operational teams to deliver and manage performance against the Profit Improvement Plan.

Manage commercial performance against business targets and Framework KPIs.

Ensure that the delivery team are briefed and have sufficient commercial support to monitor and react to budget variances.

Promote a culture of integration, continuous improvement and use of best practice across the client base.

Ensure that the group commercial policies are adhered to and that the requirements of legislation are met.

Candidate requirements

Waste water treatment plant project experience

Contracting background (Engineering)

Full working knowledge of the NEC3 / NEC4 suite of contracts

WIP/Cash management

CTC Management

Resource Scheduling

P&L reporting

CVRS and forecasting

Change control (EWs and CEs)

Delay and Disruption

Applications for payment

Risk and Opportunities management

Driving profit improvement via the project teams.

Supplier/Sub-Contractor management

Water Industry Experience

Salary and package

£45,000 - £60,000

Company car or allowance


Health care


Flexible working

To register your interest in this excellent career opportunity, please submit your most recent CV to myself or call me if you have any questions on 07980 006 436 for a confidential discussion if you want to apply please send your cv to