Senior Quantity Surveyor

Posted 09 February 2024
Salary £65k - 70k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NamePatrick Gray

Job description

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor (Highway Infrastructure)
Salary Range:
£65,000 - £70,000 per annum, depending on experience and qualifications.
Location: Dartford
Job Description:
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our dynamic team specializing in highway infrastructure projects. As a Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will play a crucial role in managing the financial aspects of our projects, ensuring cost control, and maximizing profitability. Your responsibilities will include:
Undertaking cost analysis for highway infrastructure projects, including detailed cost estimating, cost planning, and cost control throughout all project stages.
Preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities, specifications, and conditions of contract.
Liaising with clients, contractors, and subcontractors to negotiate and agree on contractual terms and conditions.
Managing the procurement process, including the selection and appointment of subcontractors and suppliers.
Evaluating and negotiating variations, claims, and disputes to achieve favorable outcomes for the company.
Conducting regular site visits to assess progress and provide financial updates to project stakeholders.
Monitoring project budgets and cash flows, identifying risks and implementing mitigation measures as required.
Collaborating with the project team to ensure compliance with relevant regulations, standards, and best practices.
Mentoring and providing guidance to junior quantity surveyors as needed.
Equal Opportunities:
We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and we encourage applications from individuals regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and marriage and civil partnerships. Our inclusive recruitment policy ensures that we provide support to applicants who may require adjustments during the recruitment process.
For additional assistance, please contact us at [Insert Contact Information].
Skills Required:
The ideal candidate will possess:
Extensive experience as a Quantity Surveyor with a focus on highway infrastructure projects.
Strong knowledge of quantity surveying principles, including cost estimating, contract administration, and procurement.
Excellent negotiation and communication skills, with the ability to build effective relationships with clients, contractors, and subcontractors.
Proven ability to manage project budgets, cash flows, and financial reporting.
Sound understanding of relevant regulations, standards, and industry best practices.
Proficiency in relevant software applications, such as MS Excel, MS Project, and quantity surveying software.
Relevant degree or professional qualification in Quantity Surveying or a related field.
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 Patrick Gray at Carrington West on 02393 876 000 6069 for more information.
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