Quantity Surveyor (Highways)

Posted 21 March 2024
Salary £300 - 380 per day
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration12 Months
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameEvan Brookes

Job description

Our client has an immediate need for Quantity Surveyors with Highways experience in the Bristol and/or Exeter area. This is a long term contract opportunity to support national highways on major highways projects. This is a full-time role (40 hours per week) and falls INSIDE IR35.
Your purpose:
·Cost planning and estimation across the lifecycle of your projects.
·Producing estimates and budget reviews across a wide range of sectors.
·Collect data, analyse and define the needs of our clients and stakeholders.
·Produce Analysis and Benchmarking Reports that promote value for money, and identify & define trends and cost drivers.
·Ensure reported data is accurate and kept up-to-date.
·Champion innovation within our organisation as well as on the client-side.
·Support/lead tool development that integrates data, dashboards and outputs to represent unit cost analyses. 
·Liaise with cross-function teams to develop ideas for continuous improvement.
What you can bring:
·Familiar with commercial roles and functions for large capital programmes.
·Preferably experienced in UK complex infrastructure sector clients.
·Good communication skills, collaboration and teamwork.
·Good stakeholder management skills and client-facing attributes.
·Experience with common forms of UK Construction contracts such as NEC, FIDIC and JCT.
Data analysis:
·Good analytical skills and mathematical skills.
·Strong problem-solving capabilities.
Commercial focus:
·Shaping investment decisions based on value for money of various options.
·Workload planning and prioritisation: providing regular progress reports to keep stakeholders informed.
·Ability to present and prepare outputs easily understood by others, from senior to junior stakeholders.
·Ideally experience working with National Highways or Network Rail, although this is not mandated.
For more information, click APPLY NOW or call Evan Brookes on 02393 876025.
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, 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. Our specialist team has a combined 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Evan Brookes at Carrington West on 02393 876025 for more information.
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