Highway Quantity surveyor

Posted 05 June 2024
Salary £55k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameJordan Townley

Job description

Job Advert: Highways Quantity Surveyor
Salary: up to £55,000
Contract Type: Permanent  
Working Pattern: Full time  
Location: Winchester - Site Office  
Company information:
My client is a leading civil engineering organisation dedicated to delivering safe, sustainable, and efficient transport solutions across the UK. They have been awarded the Highways Term Service Agreement to deliver highways improvement schemes across Bournemouth, Christchurch, and Poole for BCP Council. The contract, valued at up to £50m, started in June 2023 and extends for the next four years, with the potential for a further six years to May 2033.
Role and Responsibilities:
The Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for robust commercial management of various projects under the Highways Term Service Contract. This role includes overseeing the financial and contractual performance of projects, engaging with supply chain partners, and managing costs in accordance with contractual agreements. Additionally, the Quantity Surveyor will mentor and manage a Trainee Quantity Surveyor.
Employee Benefits:
My client values its employees and offers a competitive rewards package, including:
- Company Car scheme
- Private Healthcare
- Pension
- Life Assurance cover
- 25 days Annual Leave (plus a day off for the employee's birthday)
- Hybrid working (typically 3 days on-site, 2 days at home)
- Enhanced Paternity & Maternity packages
- Opportunities for personal and professional development
Key Requirements:
- Proven success in a Quantity Surveying role, ideally in a regional civil engineering environment.
- NEC experience is a must, ideally option B.
- Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, or related field (or relevant experience).
- Ability to work independently without supervision.
- Evidence of building effective relationships with teams.
- Track record in successfully managing and delivering against deadlines.
- Good level of IT proficiency.
- General knowledge of cost management software and tools.
- Hold or be working towards a professional membership with a recognised and relevant Professional body (i.e. RICS or CICES) (desirable).
- CSCS card holder (desirable).
- Understanding of Lean principles (desirable).

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Jordan Townley at Carrington West on 023 9431 4917 or email Jordan.townley@carringtonwest.com for more information.
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