Senior Quantity Surveyor

North West London
£65,000 Salary

Location: West London

Salary: £65,000


Carmichael UK are currently recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor for the HS2 Project in West London



  • Lead and develop the efficient and effective management and issue of accurate, timely and contract compliant documentation.

  • Support procurement team through tenders including producing subcontract documentation.

  • Manage subcontracts from initial placement of order to final account.

  • Prepare, review and complete sub-contract documentation.

  • Prepare and agree interim applications for payment.

  • Prepare and agree final accounts with subcontractor.

  • Work closely with project management and engineering teams and liaise with Employers commercial team and client team.

  • Demonstrate and maintain commercial and technical knowledge and work closely with technical staff to develop appropriate techniques and solutions for the project.

  • Assist in building a team, manage the development of personal plans, establishment of objectives/targets for all direct reports and monitor on an ongoing basis - maintain performance.

  • Progress continuous own professional development.

  • Produce monthly cost reports, forecasts, and contract budget reports.

  • Maintain effective, accurate cost control.

  • Ensure contractual and commercial risks and opportunities for realising efficiencies are identified to the Project and Commercial Managers.

  • Ensure risk registers and contingency are accurately maintained.

  • Assist with preparation of periodic progress valuations and claims for work completed.

  • Identify and provide appropriate, timely information to support change control process.

  • Effective and consistent implementation of the Commercial Policy and procedures.

  • Understand the Client and Joint Venture Partners' Environment and Sustainability Policies, Processes and statutory requirements as they affect the company's operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are implemented on the project.


Ideal Candidate:

  • Relevant Degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent relevant industry experience.

  • Proactive.

  • Strong NEC contract experience.

  • Right to Work in the UK.

  • MCInstCES or MRICS

  • Experience in rail or infrastructure projects.

  • Problem solving can-do approach.

  • Computer literate with strong skills in Microsoft Office Applications Word /Excel /Outlook /PowerPoint).

  • Experience with Power BI