Quantity Surveyor

Posted 15 August 2023
Salary £45k - 55k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameAdam Butler

Job description

Title: Quantity Surveyor
Location: Bilsthorpe, Nottinghamshire
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Are you an experienced Quantity Surveyor or an Assistant Quantity Surveyor with a proven track record in managing a team of quantity surveyors in the highways sector?
We are looking for a dedicated, team player and business commercially astute Quantity Surveyor to join a growing organisation that has sustainability and innovation at its heart. Based in Bilsthorpe, with the opportunity for some remote working, we offer excellent benefits that can be tailored to suit your needs, as well as the opportunity to develop your skills. This is not only a great opportunity to work on local highway / civil engineering projects, but one where you will have a real opportunity to help influence the shape of the projects from a commercial standpoint.
Working with the Commercial Manager and project teams the role is integral to the delivery of commercial activity from the development to the delivery phase.
The Quantity Surveyor's responsibilities include:
·Commercial management and reporting of the project including optimising profit, cash and opportunity/risk.
·Price tenders, quotations, estimates and target prices for highway and civil engineering works using manual calculation and electronic system including spreadsheets, databases and estimating systems.
·Taking proactive steps to reduce risk of disputes/disagreements. Escalating to the Senior Quantity Surveyor/Commercial Manager where appropriate
·Responsible for proactive monitoring of commercial project progress, costs, and variations, providing timely CVR and other reports to the Commercial
·Ensuring commercial management at the project level is progressed in accordance with contractual obligations and business policies and procedures.
To succeed in this Quantity Surveyor role, you will need to have good influencing and communication skills to work with stakeholders internally and externally. You will also have;
·Degree in Commercial Management / Quantity Surveying or other relevant qualification combined with strong highways experience.
·Experience in quantity surveying, budget management, contractual awareness and adept at identifying risk.
·Proven experience in optimising commercial outcomes in accordance with contractual obligations and commercial strategy/processes.
·Proven track record of undertaking NEC contract commercial management building, highway or civil works.
·Adept at planning, prioritising and tracking commercial workload.
We welcome applications from all suitably qualified Quantity Surveyors or Assistant Quantity Surveyors and do not discriminate on the basis of any characteristic, recognising diversity in our workforce drives us forward.
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, Infrastructure & Transportation 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 Adam Butler at Carrington West on 07889 214 154 for more information.
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