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Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Contract Dates: 01/08/22 – 28/02/23

Location: Derby



  • Commercial management of various projects /work packages as directed. These may include Design, Installation, Test & Commission, Materials, Telecoms, Electrification, Power, Plant, Professional Services, Civil Engineering and Permanent Way

  • Be responsible for project work package change control and management

  • Provide key commercial interface for responsible work package manager

  • Provide contractual and commercial support to Project Managers and Engineering

  • Be responsible for work package cost management, including forecasting, budget management and control

  • Monitor and actively manage and mitigate work package risks

  • Provide input to internal and external commercial reports as required by Commercial Delivery Strategy

  • Ensure processes and document control align with the appropriate company standards

  • Work and collaborate with key partners in finance, project management, engineering, sub-contractors, suppliers and clients

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


Qualification and skills needed for this role:

We are looking for someone with previous Quantity Surveyor / Contracts Administrator experience working within a contractor side project environment.

  • Experience ideally gained in a similar or related industry e.g. rail, engineering, construction

  • Degree qualified or equivalent and/or hold or working towards professional qualification- RICS, ICES or similar

  • Strong track record in a contractor side, project environment

  • Able to manage both direct labour and subcontract costs

  • Ability to estimate change / variations using various methods

  • Able to forecast cost and measure cost of work complete

  • Good negotiation skills

  • Ability to manage commercial strategies

  • Ability to work with limited supervision and manage expectations

  • Good financial and commercial acumen

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

  • Good Contractual knowledge and experience

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