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Senior Quantity Surveyor - Contract

Anglo Technical Recruitment
UK, London
from £350 to £450 per day
Contract, 6 month, Full time
Discipline: Quantity Surveying
Eligibility to work: UK
Years Exp: 10
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree
Languages: English

The Role:

The Senior Quantity Surveyor is required to provide commercial support to the project team, maintaining commercial information and ensuring compliance with contractual requirements and ensure that the Company’s ‘Three Pillar’ objectives are achieved. They will liaise with customer representatives and other third parties on commercial issues including agreement of variations, claims and any additional payments.

Key Responsibilities:


Ensure robust, accurate and timely cost and value reporting at both project and business unit level

Ensure accurate cash flow reporting takes place Carry out cost management including forecasting

Update the monthly CVR, cost and commercial plans and have accountability, along with the project team for the commercial performance and strategy


Help ensure that commercial processes are adhered to across the business unit Actively seek to improve processes and procedures

Have a good understanding of the processes and procedures used by any JV/Alliance that we are working within, and assist in their development and improvement

External relationships

Ensure that any main contracts entered into have terms and conditions that are appropriate for our clients with commercial risks identified

Ensure that the supply chain are engaged appropriately with the correct contract terms and conditions

Ensure that good client relationships are fostered

Be responsible for subcontract letting, negotiation and financial accounting

Internal relationships

Effectively assist in managing the commercial team, including cost clerks and commercial support staff

Ensure effective interaction between the commercial team and the operational site teams Supervise and mentor Quantity Surveyors

Key measures & targets:

Accurate monthly forecasting

Ability to challenge resources and costs

Maintaining deadlines in line with monthly commercial calendar

Key relationships:

Commercial Manager/Managing Quantity Surveyor and rest of commercial team Business Development and Bid Managers


Person Specification:

The successful candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:


HND/degree in Quantity Surveying, or equivalent Previous experience of the civil engineering industry

Familiarity with ICE/NEC forms of contract and knowledge of current Construction Law Extensive experience in commercial management and procurement of subcontractors, including chairing regular meetings, measurement and control cycle, certificates and accruals calculations

Ability to demonstrate a good knowledge of monthly reporting and earned value analysis Excellent team player whilst also holding the ability to work independently on own initiative Excellent time management skills, with ability to work to tight deadlines.

Ability to encourage and support junior members of the Commercial Team


Member of RICS or other relevant professional body, or working towards CSCS card


Experience: NEC3 Contracts, open cut, clean water

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