Senior Quantity Surveyor

Tyne and Wear
£50000 to £60000 neg

An excellent opportunity exists with a tier one principal contractor for a senior Civils Quantity Surveyor with solid highways experience. Become a senior member of this dynamic team delivering projects to the value of £550m. Your experience taking a project from design phase through to final handover is sought after.

The role of a Senior Quantity Surveyor is to manage all assigned commercial activities within the project environment. The Senior Quantity Surveyor will be involved with all aspects of the project lifecycle, seeking to minimise the costs of a project and enhance value for money whilst achieving the required standards and quality in accordance with contract and Customer’s and/or Contract Leader expectations.

This role may work independently, managing a small commercial team or under the direction of and report to a more senior commercial designation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertaking the efficient and effective management and issuing of accurate, timely and compliant notices and correspondence
  • Ensuring contractual and commercial risks and opportunities are identified to the Contract Leader
  • Preparation and agreement of applications for payment or the assessment & preparation of payment
  • Maintaining registers of variations, delay, extension times and claims
  • Compliant and consistent implementation of the Company's commercial policies and procedures.
  • Assist with preparation of monthly progress valuations and claims for work completed.
  • Interfacing with Customer’s commercial and project teams
  • Produce pre-Contract tender negotiations & reports where necessary
  • Produce monthly cost reports, forecasts, and Contract Leader Reports
  • Review value management and advise on Risk management
  • Prepare supply chain enquiries, negotiate, administer and finalise / close out supply chain
  • Plan and implement change management and cost control
  • Monitor and update supply chain procurement plan including benchmarking
  • Ongoing liaison with site team, supply chain and Customers’ representatives
  • Provide contractual advice to the project / site team as and when
  • Maintaining awareness of the different construction contracts in current use
  • Understanding the implications of health, safety and environmental
  • Ensure all health, safety and environmental risk situations are brought to the attention of Contract Leader / Project Manager


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