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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Walsall
  • Salary: £65k - 75k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 12 months ago

Anderselite are currently recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor in the West Midlands.
The Role:

The Senior Quantity Surveyor is required to provide commercial support to the project team and help in maintaining commercial information. You will liaise with customer representatives and other third parties on commercial issues including agreement of variations, claims and any additional payments.

Key Responsibilities:

• Ensure robust, accurate and timely cost and value reporting at both project and business unit level
• Ensure accurate cash flow reporting takes place
• Carry out cost management including forecasting
• Update the monthly CVR, cost and commercial plans and have accountability, along with the project team for the commercial performance and strategy

• Help ensure that commercial processes are adhered to across the business unit
• Actively seek to improve processes and procedures
• Have a good understanding of the processes and procedures used by any JV/Alliance that we are working within, and assist in their development and improvement

External relationships
• Ensure that any main contracts entered have terms and conditions that are appropriate for Barhale, with commercial risks identified
• Ensure that the supply chain is engaged appropriately with the correct contract terms and conditions
• Ensure those good client relationships are fostered

Be responsible for subcontract letting, negotiation and financial accounting

Internal relationships
• Effectively assist in managing the commercial team, including cost clerks and commercial support staff

Ensure effective interaction between the commercial team and the operational site teams
• Supervise and mentor Quantity Surveyors

Key measures & targets:
• Accurate monthly forecasting
• Ability to challenge resources and costs
• Maintaining deadlines in line with the monthly commercial calendar

Key relationships:
• Commercial Manager/Managing Quantity Surveyor and rest of the commercial team
• Business Development and Bid Managers

Person Specification:

The successful candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:

• HND/degree in Quantity Surveying, or equivalent
• Previous experience in the civil engineering industry
• Familiarity with ICE/NEC forms of contract NEC3 or NEC4 and knowledge of current Construction Law
• Extensive experience in commercial management and procurement of subcontractors, including chairing regular meetings, measurement and control cycle, certificates and accruals calculations
• Ability to demonstrate a good knowledge of monthly reporting and earned value analysis
• Excellent team player whilst also holding the ability to work independently on their initiative
• Excellent time management skills, with the ability to work to tight deadlines.
• Ability to encourage and support junior members of the Commercial Team
• Experience of working for Contractor, Water experience, able to deal with large amounts of data for open book forms of contract.

• Member of RICS or other relevant professional body, or working towards
• CSCS card


As well as offering a competitive salary, remuneration for this role includes flexible benefits, which provide a range of guaranteed benefits including but not limited to:
• Company car/car allowance
• 5% Company pension contribution
• Life Assurance at 2 x notional salary
• Single person’s private medical cover
• Permanent Health Cover

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