Senior Quantity Surveyor - Highways

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The M27 Smart Motorway Scheme is just kicking off and is looking to recruit a Senior QS to take up a position on the project Long-Term. The project has an estimated value of £220mil is expected to run for at least 2 years but could push out past this date. This could be your home for at least the next 2 years.

Your Main Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain high personal safety and environmental standards in accordance with Company policy. Full understand, participate in and encourage others in the “Beyond Zero” declared vision.
  • Maintain effective communication with contract managers, project managers, managing/project QS and other associated disciplines.
  • Assist in staff matters which may include: attitude and behavioral issues, competency, retainment and staff allocation to meet a project’s need.
  • Manage, supervise, mentor and train your “reports” within the commercial structure.
  • Carry out staff performance and development reviews and assist in the operation of the commercial training programme.
  • Provide and control strategy of commercial contacts with client’s representatives.
  • Provide commercial contact with supply chain partners through pre-contract meetings, contract vetting and input to subcontract documents.
  • Commercial management of subcontractors including processing payments, obtaining final account agreements, and resolving disputed issues by negotiation, if appropriate.
  • Monitor the timely production of reliable cost performance data.
  • Produce and present monthly / quarterly reports.
  • Initiate discussions concerning project performance and provide commercial input to project strategy.
  • Understand and ensure compliance with Company Procedures. Provide input into drafting new or to improve existing procedures.
  • Be responsible for change management including ensuring adherence to the programme ‘established approach’.
  • Be responsible for the timely production of appropriate levels of applications for payments in accordance with the provisions of the conditions of contract.
  • Provide commercial advice to the site team, and management on all contractual issues.
  • Attend and provide input to all site commercial meetings.
  • Produce the financial assessment of insurance claims with insurer’s representatives.
  • Manage time and workloads for yourself and your commercial team in a structured manner.
  • Assist in the defining and delivery of commercial training to all site staff.

Required Experience

Your qualifications and experience should include: 
  • To the standard of Member of CICES or RICS.
  • Successful experience at Quantity Surveyor level.
  • Evidence of involvement in and understanding of construction law and contractual terms in all standard contract forms.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction procedures and working methods

Should you be suitable for the role, please don't hesitate to submit your CV. 

Alternatively, if you know someone suitable, please put us in touch.