Quantity Surveyor - Highways

Posted 23 October 2023
Salary £55k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameNatasha Jones

Job description

Quantity Surveyor Manchester
My client is looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join their Cost Management team to work in a multi-disciplinary consultancy office in Manchester. This role will offer you the opportunity to develop your skills and progress within the company and work on diverse and prestigious projects varying from large highway and infrastructure schemes with contract values up to £40 million, to smaller schemes, and sectors including local and combined authorities.
The team vision is to be ever progressive, expanding expertise and nurturing the talent through Quality, Innovation & Growth, to achieve strategic outcomes.
The role:
·Evaluate costs and advise on alternative more cost-effective proposals through value engineering.
·Provide advice on NEC4 contract arrangements (typically option B) and conditions under which highways and infrastructure will be constructed.
·Advise designers and engineers on the cost implications of different construction methods, alternative choices of materials and size and quality of the project to ensure that each element is reconciled with the cost plan allowance and the overall project remains within budget.
·Prepare Bills of Quantities
·Prepare tendering documents.
·Manage and report on the costs of projects during the construction stage and negotiate final accounts.
·Lead from the front as regards to client facing meetings, dealing with multi disciplined teams
and project delivery
Experience required:
·A relevant degree qualification (RICS accredited or equivalent)
·Ideally be MRICS Chartered or working towards a professional qualification.
·Proven experience of working in a commercially focused role ideally in a highway and / or infrastructure environment.
Your reward is focused on your total wellbeing, with a package to support all aspects of life. In addition to your salary, you can expect: 
·A healthy holiday balance of 25 days, plus bank holidays & the ability to buy / sell to suit you
·3 days a year to give your time to others, volunteering for great causes
·An inclusive wellbeing offer:
oFinancial - Life Assurance, Pension Scheme (3% Employee, 6% Employer), Income Protection, Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme, flexible choice of Critical Illness Insurance
oPhysical - Free Private Medical Insurance, Doctor at Hand Private GP, Best Doctors, flexible choice of Dental Plan, Cycle to Work Scheme, GymFlex & Healthcare Cash Plan
oMental - Mental Health First Aiders
- A flexible approach to hybrid working, to suit both you & your team
·Tailored career development - focused on professional, personal and/or educational