Senior Quantity Surveyor

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Our client a tier one principal contractor are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their regional business in Northampton.
They are looking for a lead SQS to work on a number of highways schemes under the SCAPE framework.
8 smaller schemes - £24-30 mill (average £2-6mill).
Running to the end 2020 - some are only in design - some design & construct.
For after that already in feasibility studies for other project E.g. have a £15 mill scheme North of Hertfordshire.
As, Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will be:
  • Managing all of the 8 schemes - doing all of the monthly reporting
  • Also managing a QS already with business and maybe a trainee/ AQS - will assist with their development and training
  • Ensure all Subcontractors are aware of HSEQ obligations
  • Ensure all Subcontractors have the appropriately qualified workforce
  • Produce and update Subcontract Procurement Schedule
  • Lead Sub-Contract procurement
  • Complete letting sheets
  • Chair Subcontract Pre-let meetings
  • Ensure signed order in place prior to commencement of work
  • Managing subcontractor accounts, interim payments, notices, final accounts, etc
  • Preparing monthly subcontract liabilities and subcontract section of cost plan
  • Monitoring against ‘No’ unauthorised and un-reconciled increases in subcontracts
  • Prepare and agree monthly payment applications
  • Monitor payments to ensure we get paid and pay on time
  • Lead management and reporting of the WIP and cash
  • Produce cash forecasts
  • Manage Accrual Report
  • Producing regular and accurate financial reporting and Financial section of Project Review
  • Manage and evaluate risk & opportunity
  • Identifying changes
  • Prepare Early Warnings and Compensation Event Notices
  • Manage and maintain quotation timescales and protocol (obtain quotes from supply chain)
  • Preparation and agreement of Compensation Event quotations
  • Ensure quotations do not include assumptions
  • Agree Disruption allowances to be included in quotations
  • Maintain Tracker schedule
  • Ensure programme accurately includes all delay entitlements
  • Maintain archive and complete at the end of the Project


NEC – (this project is opt A but exp with C would be fine)
Civils/ highways experience