Highways Quantity Surveyor

Posted 18 June 2024
Salary £50k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameJordan Townley

Job description

Job Advertisement: Highways Quantity Surveyor
Location: Brixworth, Northamptonshire  ( 5 days office based)
Contract: Permanent, Full-time  
Salary: £50,000 + car + benefits + 7.5% pension
 About the Role:
Our client is seeking a Quantity Surveyor to join their Transportation team in Brixworth. This role aims to strengthen the current commercial team, working across two term service contracts for West & North Northamptonshire, delivering highways maintenance and capital schemes valued at approximately £60m per annum.
In this role, candidates can enjoy:
- Competitive annual holiday entitlement with opportunities to buy/sell leave
- A fantastic matched pension scheme
- A share in the company's success through Sharesave and Share Incentive Plans
- And even more benefits tailored to individual needs
As a Quantity Surveyor, the successful candidate will manage all financial aspects of provider and managed works contracts. Responsibilities include:
- Value engineering and estimating target prices
- Negotiating prices with subcontractors and clients
- Identifying and agreeing on the value of additional works
- Managing interim valuations and final accounts
- Producing and managing contractual documentation
Day-to-day activities:
- Supporting and leading the ongoing management of subcontractor accounts in partnership with the client
- Working closely with operational teams to ensure accurate and sufficient detail in all task orders to subcontractors
- Aiding in the commercial management of additional scheme works from the construction phase through to application, invoice, and payment
- Reconciling subcontractor accounts
This role is ideal for candidates who:
- Have relevant qualifications and/or experience in a similar role in highways
- Can manage multiple fast-paced workflows concurrently, with experience in the NEC suite of contracts, especially Option C
- Are familiar with subcontractor account management

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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