REF:301

Senior Quantity Surveyor

I am currently recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join a £120 Million+ project currently being undertaken by a Tier 1 contractor in Cambridgeshire. 

You will be working as a Senior Quantity Surveyor as part of the Project Commercial Team.

As the Senior QS you will be reporting directly to the Commercial Manager, and will be directly responsible for you will be engrained within the project's commercial team and will be directly responsible for maximising contract entitlement, providing expert support to the relevant teams. 

Other responsibilities include:

  • assisting in the learning and development of junior/graduate surveyors,
  • managing the preparation of commercial events and continuously recommending proposed actions.
  • creation and development of templates and to accurately estimate construction costs for tendering purposes.
  • negotiate new Contracts with the bids and tenders team. Vet Client contracts to ensure contractual terms are reasonable.
  • build a QS resource capable to meet the needs of the business. Ensure each project has sufficient Commercial/QS resource to manage commercial and contractual matters. 
  • Prepare cash flow forecasts on a project by project basis.
  • Working with project managers, site managers, project engineers and by carrying out site visits, have a good understanding of actual progress from site and ensure appropriate commercial records are being kept to support any variations and/or claims.
  • Lead Procurement and Supply Chain Management. Cascade contractual obligations into the supply chain.
  • Final account preparation and negotiation both upstream with Clients and downstream with Suppliers and Sub-contractors.
  • Evaluate projects to gather cost and time information to be used to improve future performance. Collate a database of cost and time information from past projects to be used in planning and estimating costs for future projects.
  • Require contract form understanding on NEC, ICE, MS1, and NWR Framework Agreements.

If you feel that you would be a strong candidate for this role then please don't hesitate to get in touch for a chat - 07467489556.