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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Cumbria
  • Salary: £55k - 69k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 16 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Leon Moulton
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 641 6175
  • Expiry Date: 17 April 2023
  • Job Ref: 400964LMO

Senior Quantity Surveyor – Site based – Sellafield – Fitout/Refurbishment – Up to £69,000 salary

My client are completing a long term fitout and refurbishment contract in the Sellafield area, working on Nuclear Projects. They are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor who can work 5 days per week on the site and the satellite office they have in the area.

Accommodation and food allowance also offered to candidates working away from home.

Role & duties
• Carrying out full surveying duties on individual contracts as and when required
• Assist Commercial Manager in advising on commercial risk / opportunities within projects at tender / bid stage
• Ensure that company’s policies and procedures are adhered to
• Assist in the preparation of monthly management accounts and reporting
• Assist with the control of claims preparations and negotiations
• Provide assistance and advice to project teams on contractual, financial and commercial issues
• Assist in the preparation of monthly CVR and quarterly reviews and ensure same are produced to the company standard
• Assist and preparation of monthly contract review summary including financial forecast to completion
• Participate in Monthly Performance Review Meetings with Operations Manager
• Monitor/oversee subcontract procurement
• Oversee subcontract accounts, payments
• Monitor cash flow ensuring timely valuations, certification and payment
• Ensure timely settlement of final accounts
• Managing change
• Assist in completion of contract documents
• Dispute resolution / avoidance – main contract and subcontract
• Provide cover for Commercial Manager in their absence
• Address any capability or performance issues in a timely and effective manner
• Ensuring development and training needs of staff are identified and provided
• Assist in the monitoring of staff performance and appraise staff where necessary
• Provide training to assistants / trainees to a standard commensurate with the surveyor job role
• Assist in the development of the supply chain in association with Supply Chain Manager
• Ensure post completion activities are managed, ensuring rectification of defects, “Final Certificate” and any retention is released promptly

• QS Degree or equivalent - Essential
• Good data interrogation skills – Essential
• Thorough understanding of quantity surveying in a contracting environment
• Commercial Awareness
• Experience of Management accounts - Desired
• Microsoft Access skills
• Commercial contracting experience – Desired
• Re-measurement skills

Up to £69,000 salary
Car allowance
£100 per night accommodation
£20 per day for food
25 days holiday plus bank holidays
Pension Scheme
Private healthcare