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Quantity Surveyor - Infrastructure

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  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £30k - 50k per year + Car, Private Medical

  • Contact:

    Jason Fogaty

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  • Contact phone:

    02393 876063

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

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Quantity Surveyor Highways & Infrastructure

Are you a Quantity Surveyor within the Highway and Infrastructure sector, currently looking for fresh challenge?
Does the prospect of working for a Tier 1 civil engineering company interest you?
I am working in collaboration with a UK Main Contractor, who are now looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor to work from their Nottingham Office.  
Working in partnership with their customers to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK, their specialist engineering and construction teams bring multi-sector innovation and technical skill - from building and highways, to large-scale water networks and treatment plants.
As Quantity Surveyor within the Infrastructure sector, you will help deliver major transport and infrastructure projects nationally to drive sustainable development and economic growth. Many of the projects will involve complex logistical challenges interfacing with multiple stakeholders and coordination with third parties. Adopting a partnering approach from the outset working collaboratively with both clients and project stakeholders will develop optimal solutions that provide best value through reduced risk and efficient delivery.
Duties will include:
·Ensure commercial challenge at all times to site teams
·To ensure draft/outline CTC's are in place at via communication with Project Managers
·Compile sub contract orders required within the Infrastructure business
·Attend internal and external commercial review meetings
·Produce management information required by Infrastructure and take responsibility for the accuracy of said information (Provisions, cashflows, Applications, Design & SI targets etc)
·Negotiating with suppliers and subcontractors
·Manage the commercial aspects of subcontract accounts from procurement to interim and final account agreement with significant input from the site managers and project engineers
·Final account negotiation achieving the best possible outcome for Infrastructure
·Preparation of / assistance with the evaluation and submission of claims for variation works
·Upload documentation as and when necessary in line with business requirements
·Working with the commercial and operational teams to strive for continuous improvement
·Maximising value and minimising cost, ensuring that appropriate controls are in place to monitor and manage the operating cost base
·Working with the operational teams to deliver and manage performance against the Profit Improvement Plan
·Manage commercial performance against business targets and KPI's
·Ensure that the delivery team are briefed and have sufficient commercial support to monitor and react to budget variances.
·Promote a culture of integration, continuous improvement and use of best practice across the client base
·Ensure that the group commercial policies are adhered to and that the requirements of legislation are met
·Ensuring that cash flow is maximised including ensuring that payments are received on time
·Preparation of monthly management and financial performance reports
·Work in conjunction with the PM's and Project engineers to ensure the budgets are not exceeded
·Responsibility of validating sensitive commercial information for other team members prior to submission of said information up the reporting chain
·Management of commercial aspects with the client 
Candidate profile:
·An industry applicable ONC/HNC/BSc equivalent
·Commercial and contractual awareness with a proven track record of success
·Demonstrable experience of dealing with multiple clients, forms of contract and methods of measurement
·Have a civil engineering or building background
·Be able to organise yourself and others workload
·Be able to work in a strong team environment
·Be proactive in your approach
·An excellent communicator
·A high level of diplomacy and customer focused
·Salary negotiable
·Company car / Car allowance
·25 days holiday + bank holidays
·Holiday trading scheme
·Private Medical Insurance
·Perks at work scheme (discount from high street retailers)
·Free eye test vouchers
·Employee share scheme
·3x life assurance
·Free Parking
·Flexible Working
·5% enhanced pension contribution
This role will move quickly and is unique opportunity to join a leading UK Main Contractor. To avoid missing out please apply today with a copy of your CV then call Jason Fogaty on 02393 876 063 to discuss.
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 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Jason Fogaty at Carrington West on 07745 530959 for more information.