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Opportunity

  • Location

    Manchester

  • Job title:

    Quantity Surveyor

  • Sector:

    Rail

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact email:

    rhiannonf@mpi.ltd.uk

  • Job ref:

    CKWS9Q

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor 

Contract Dates: 27/11/2022 - 27/05/2022

Location: Manchester 

*OUTSIDE IR35*


Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join a well established rail company as a Quantity Surveyor. This role is based in Manchester, working on one of many prestigious projects we have been successful with. You will be responsible in this role to provide a dedicated and professional pre and post contract commercial management service. Act as primary interface to customers and stakeholders for your assigned projects.


What are my responsibilities?

  • Commercial functions of various work packages. These may include Design, Signalling Installation, Test & Commission, Materials, Telecoms, Electrification, Power, Plant, Professional Services, Civil Engineering and Permanent Way on the railway infrastructure.

  • Work with the project delivery team responsible for work package / project change control and management

  • Liaise with work package managers to collate information on the works

  • Work package cost management, including forecasting, budget management and control

  • Prepares internal and external commercial reports

  • Establish and maintain interfaces with key stakeholders. E.g. finance, project management, engineering, subcontractors, suppliers and Employers team.

  • Maintaining auditable records for responsible work packages in accordance with contractual requirements

  • Able to manage cost of both direct labour, material, plant and subcontract cost (essential)

  • Ability to estimate change / variations using various methods (essential)

  • Able to forecasts cost and measure cost of work complete (essential)

  • Good negotiation skills (essential)

  • Assists with the implement commercial strategies (essential)

  • Ability to work with limited supervision and manage expectation (essential) Good communication skills (essential) good financial and commercial acumen (essential)

  • Ability to work under own initiative and under cost or time critical conditions

  • Confident and able to deal externally and internally at all levels.

  • Good negotiation skills.


What do I need to qualify for the job?

  • Previous Quantity Surveyor / Contract Administrator experience working within a contractor side project environment (essential). Experience ideally gained in a similar or related contracting construction industry e.g. Rail, Engineering, Defence.

  • HND/Degree qualified or equivalent and or hold or working towards professional qualification, RICS, CICES (essential).

  • 5 years experience.

  • Strong track record in a contractor side, project environment (essential)

  • Ability to work under own initiative and under cost or time critical conditions (essential)

  • Good contractual knowledge and understanding (essential)

  • Use of Microsoft Office and other software to present high standard of documentation