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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: St Albans
  • Salary: £70k - 75k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Construction, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Claudia Dodd
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0207 743 7500
  • Expiry Date: 21 September 2023
  • Job Ref: 403912CDD

Anderselite are recruiting for a permanent Senior Quantity Surveyor on behalf of a tier 1 Civils Construction Partner. Working on the Thames Water framework across London and Hertfordshire.

Their vision is to Create a legacy by safely delivering infrastructure ambitions from concept to customer. Currently a direct employment workforce of over 800 employees nationwide

Highly desirable to have experience in the water industry such as AMP 6/7, Southern water and Thames Water. Or essentially experience in utilities such as gas and cables (electrical), including rail.

Salary: £70-£75K P.A + Package
Office Based: St Albans, Hertfordshire
Sites: North, Western and Central London.

Contract NEC3 or NEC4

Negotiable Hybrid working schedule once probation is successfully passed after 3 months.

Senior Quantity Surveyor:

The Role:
The Senior Quantity Surveyor is required to provide commercial support to the project team, maintaining commercial information and ensuring compliance with contractual requirements and ensuring that the Company’s ‘Three Pillar’ objectives are achieved. They 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, 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 apply with your updated CV above or email
Contact number 02077437527

Thank you,
Claudia Dodd