Highway Quantity Surveyor

Posted 13 June 2024
Salary £45k - 55k per year
LocationWest Yorkshire
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameJordan Townley

Job description

Job Advert: Highways Quantity Surveyor
Location: Pontefract
Salary: £55,000 plus car allowance
Overall Purpose of the Role:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join my client's Commercial team, reporting to the Commercial Manager. This role primarily involves managing the Commercial function of secured NEC 3 and NEC 4 contracts, Options A-C from award to Completion and Final Account agreement, ensuring compliance with Infrastructure policies and procedures.
Main Responsibilities
- Develop customer relationships, manage change, and maximize recovery on each contract.
- Liaise closely with our Operational staff to raise accurate EWN and CEs and ensure timely agreement of quotations.
- Ensure Monthly applications and final accounts are prepared and submitted in accordance with contractual requirements.
- Monitor contract costs against agreed budgets and produce Monthly CVRs.
- Identify potential financial risk and evaluate options for mitigation.
- Identify potential claims and opportunities to maximize benefits for the Company.
- Negotiate and place subcontract orders, and certify payments.
The Individual
- Excellent understanding of NEC forms of contract is essential.
- Substantial experience of Option C target costing, ideally on National Highways frameworks.
- Considerable experience in a Quantity Surveying role with a civil engineering or specialist highways background (Civils, Surfacing, Concrete Repair, or similar).
- Existing relationships with commercial and operations teams in other businesses within the sector.
- Experience working with National Highways and Tier 1 contractors.
- Ability to negotiate with customers, sub-contractors, and suppliers to create better opportunities to win work.
- Highly motivated, persistent, and possessing keen business initiative.
- Strong IT skills and experience using CRM systems for developing and maintaining customer relationships.
- Knowledge and understanding of the company's products, services, and markets.
- Excellent written, verbal communication, and presentation skills.
- A bachelor's degree is desirable but not essential.
Additional Information
Please note, that we can only accept applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.
- Car Allowance
- Company Pension
- Life Assurance
- Private Health Care
- Generous holiday entitlement, increasing with length of service
- Free Parking
Hours of Work:
This role is office-based.
- Monday to Thursday: 8.30 am to 5.00 pm
- Friday: 8.30 am to 4.00 pm

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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