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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Type:
Market Rate


Senior Quantity Surveyor

6 Months



We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior QS to join our client’s project as part of a large gas distribution company.


What will I be doing?


-Undertaking the efficient and effective management and issuing of accurate, timely and compliant notices and correspondence

-Ensuring contractual and commercial risks and opportunities are identified to the Contract Leader

-Preparation and agreement of applications for payment or the assessment & preparation of payment certificates. 

-Maintaining registers of variations, delay, extension times and claims 

-Compliant and consistent implementation of the Company's commercial policies and procedures. 

-Assist with preparation of monthly progress valuations and claims for work completed. 

-Interfacing with Customer’s commercial and project teams 

-Produce pre-Contract tender negotiations & reports where necessary 

-Produce monthly cost reports, forecasts, and Contract Leader Reports 

-Review value management and advise on Risk management 

-Prepare supply chain enquiries, negotiate, administer and finalise / close out supply chain contracts. 

-Plan and implement change management and cost control 

-Monitor and update supply chain procurement plan including benchmarking 

-Ongoing liaison with site team, supply chain and Customers’ representatives 

-Provide contractual advice to the project / site team as and when appropriate. 

-Maintaining awareness of the different construction contracts in current use Understanding the implications of health, safety and environmental regulations. 

-Ensure all health, safety and environmental risk situations are brought to the attention of Contract Leader / Project Manager


About you


-Holds an RICS / CICES accredited degree. 

-Senior Quantity Surveyors will hold or be nearing completion of Full Membership with RICS / CIECS 

-5 years commercial experience in the construction industry with demonstrable track record of achievement 

-Experience of managing the NEC Suite of Contracts including ECC and ECSC 

-Demonstrable financial and commercial acumen 

-Practical approach, logical thought process and a methodical way of working a creative and innovative approach to problem-solving 

-Extensive experience of setting up and/or operating office management systems including filing systems and document control and distribution. 

-Extensive experience of technical minute taking at contractual meetings and able to demonstrate the ability to collate information, prepare reports, payment certificates and interim financial reports and closeout reports. 

-Extensive experience of drafting effective contractual correspondence and the facilitation of collaborative solutions 

-Experience of developing & implementing procurement

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