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Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Contract Dates: 06/03/23 – 02/06/23

Location: Birmingham or Euston -Region is Birmingham & Project Site Office is Euston. So applicants based in Birmingham or Euston willing to travel between are required.


Purpose of the Job

  • Provide pre and post contract commercial support for designated packages of work, including subcontract, materials and direct labour.

  • Ensures projects are successfully delivered within cost and time constraints.

  • Acts as a primary interface to work package managers, key stakeholders and suppliers.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Responsible for various work packages within the project, such as but not limited to: Design, Installation, Test & Commission, Materials, Telecoms, Electrification, Power, Plant, Professional Services, Civil Engineering and Permanent Way.

  • Incorporating management of the Subcontract process (Including Procurement of)

  • Manage change control procedures and register, including final agreement of change control values

  • Manage risk procedures and register, implementing mitigations where necessary

  • Negotiation and agreement or support to the Commercial Manager of contractual disputes, within the Network Rail contract suite

  • Provides key commercial interface for responsible work package manager and subcontractor

  • Provide contractual & commercial support to Project Managers and Engineering.

  • Responsible for work package cost management, including forecasting, budget management, control and period end reporting

  • Monitor and actively manage and mitigate work package risks.

  • Provides Input to internal and external commercial reports as required by Commercial Delivery Strategy.

  • Project compliance to business governance

  • Integrate with key project stakeholders, such as but not limited to finance, project management, engineering, sub-contractors, suppliers and employer.

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

  • Management of all project contractual correspondence/notification aligned to the specific contract

  • Support in the development, review, submission and final agreement of Project Tenders - Both Target and Fixed Priced Tenders

Essential Competencies

  • Minimum 4+ years Senior Quantity Surveyor experience working within a contractor side project environment. Experience ideally gained in a similar or related industry e.g. rail, engineering, defence, construction etc.

  • Degree qualified or equivalent and/or hold or working towards professional qualification (RICS, IACCM or similar)

  • Strong track record in a contractor side, project environment.

  • Management of direct / indirect labour, materials, plant and subcontract costs.

  • Management of the change / variation process from inception to agreement

  • Period end reporting incorporating earned value, forecasting, analysis to actuals verse forecast etc.

  • Management of a team to commercial staff (AQS and QS), incorporating building competencies and promoting progression

  • Good negotiation skills

  • Implementation of commercial strategies

  • Able to work with limited supervision

  • Ability to manage expectations

  • Strong communicator with excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Good financial and commercial acumen

  • Ability to work under own initiative, while maintaining milestone and deadlines

  • Good Contractual knowledge and experience.

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

  • Ability to operate effectively within a team environment

  • Strong computing skills in MS word, excel, project and MS Outlook

Person Specification

Customer Orientation
• Customer Focus

Deliver Results
• Drive for Results
• Process Management

• Innovation Management

Engage People
• Motivating Others
• Managerial Courage
• Building Effective Teams

Develop for the Future
• Developing People
• Learning on the Fly

Please apply with an up to date CV to be considered.