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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Salary: Up to £55000.00 per annum
  • Location: Northamptonshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Highways & Transport
  • Job reference: BBBH380992

Job description

Senior Quantity Surveyor - Highways - Northamptonshire

We are recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to work on one of the UK's most ambitious programmes. The project is being delivered via a joint venture which is improving a section of almost 40km. The project will involve upgrading this section to an ALR smart motorway. This is an excellent opportunity for a contractually and commercially astute Senior Quantity Surveyor to build a growing and successful team.

The Senior QS will be responsible for commercial delivery and performance, fulfilling the requirements of the company and contract in maximising quality of service and profitability.

Key Responsibilities:

Commercial & Contractual

  • Measurement and valuation of works (on site and from drawings) for Valuations, Variations & Final Accounts by preparing detailed, accurate and orderly measurements in accordance with relevant measurement standards.
  • Agreement of valuation dates and preparing, submitting and agreement of interim valuations in accordance with those dates.
  • Providing detailed record and valuation of work executed with application of principles of cash maximisation and issuing of draft invoices to Sales Ledger Department and advising of agreed valuations dates.
  • Measurement and valuation of subcontractors work for payment and Final Account purposes by agreement of subcontract valuations and completion of regular and timely payment certificates.
  • Recognising and advising Site Manager on delays, extensions of time and loss and/or expense and ensuring relevant notices are issued.
  • Ensuring adequate records are kept for the purposes of valuing variations and ascertaining loss and/or expense by maintaining records of resource allocation including labour plant and materials and reviewing subcontract correspondence for delay and loss and/or expense claims.
  • Preparation of claim documentation & information for submission to Clients/ Consultants within required timescales.
  • Satisfying Client deadlines for estimates and quotations whilst applying principles of profit maximisation and protecting Companies interests.
  • Preparation of tender enquiry documents for the procurement of subcontractors and assist with the subcontract buyers through to placement of order.
  • Understanding and advising on the terms and conditions of the main contract and also the subcontract, which may also include negotiation with the subcontractor for the agreement thereof

Financial Reporting

  • Internal Valuations/CVRs and subcontract liability reports in accordance with schedule of accounting period end dates and deadlines
  • Provision of standard reports (as per the Quantity Surveying Procedures Manual) for all reporting tasks and providing reports in accordance the agreed times and frequency

Margin Analysis reports

  • Provision of standard reports (as per the Quantity Surveying Procedures Manual) for all reporting tasks and providing reports in accordance the agreed times and frequency.
  • Commercial Analysis (final margin) forecasts and Cost to Complete forecasts
  • Provision of standard reports (as per the Quantity Surveying Procedures Manual) for all reporting tasks and providing reports in accordance the agreed times and frequency

Cash Flow forecasts

  • Provision of standard reports (as per the Quantity Surveying Procedures Manual) for all reporting tasks and providing reports in accordance the agreed times and frequency

Turnover forecasts

  • Provision of standard reports (as per the Quantity Surveying Procedures Manual) for all reporting tasks and providing reports in accordance the agreed times and frequency.

De-brief reports

  • Provision of standard reports (as per the Quantity Surveying Procedures Manual) for all reporting tasks and providing reports in accordance the agreed times and frequency.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • HNC, HND or Degree educated in Quantity Surveying (or related discipline)
  • A contracting background within Civil Engineering
  • Experience working in New Build projects
  • Have good working knowledge and experience with the NEC form of contract, and measuring work in accordance with the Method of Measurement for Roads and Bridges
  • Experience of Design and Build contracts

In Return:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company Car / Car Allowance
  • Package
  • Development opportunities
  • Work for a Tier 1 contractor in one of UK's most challenging projects
  • Flexible hours will be considered if needed

If this sounds like you, please apply below or get in touch with Nahuel Leyro Diaz

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