Role:                Quantity Surveyor– Highways

Location:          East Anglia

Salary:             To £50,000 + Car/Allowance & Package

The role:

We are interested to hear from experienced Quantity Surveyors who have a proven track record in working on Highways projects either in the UK or Internationally.

This is an opportunity to provide Commercial expertise on some of the UK’s most high profile and career enhancing projects working for one of the UK’s Largest Infrastructure Contractors.

The successful candidate will have responsibility for ensuring commercial & contractual control and co-ordination of the efforts of all parties involved in the execution of a specified project or range of projects.

They will provide guidance to other members of the Commercial/quantity surveying team and Project Directors/Managers on all aspects relating to commercial activity on a specified project or range of projects.

 

Criteria

Substantial previous experience in Quantity Surveying within Highways projects and a valid CSCS card are required. 

 

Membership of a relevant professional body and/or relevant professional qualification is desirable, such as RICS/CIOB/RIBA/ICE/CIBSE.

 

The following are essential requirements for the role:

  • Sound working knowledge of construction and contract law and various forms of Conditions of Contract – Particularly NEC (2 or 3).
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of tendering and procurement processes
  • Significant knowledge of construction techniques on particular projects
  • Ability to apply the knowledge and principles of commercial management to construction projects
  • Working knowledge of basic plant, equipment and materials
  • Knowledge and understanding of sub-contracting principles, together with the ability to draft and administer sub contracts
  • Ability to implement procedures to quantify and cost construction works, including the use of appropriate standard methods of measurement
  • Understanding of the requirements to provide and obtain Insurance, Bonds and Warranties
  • Proficiency in  administration, writing, numeracy, IT and MS Office
  • People management skills, with the ability to build effective relationships at all levels
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Enthusiasm and results focus, with an ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Effective negotiation skills with both internal and external customers
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On Offer :

A salary of up to £50,000 is on offer to the right candidate and the package will also include a Car or Allowance, 25 Days Holiday, Pension and Healthcare.

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