Senior Quantity Surveyor – Civils
Atkins Search are working in partnership with one of the UK’s leading, multi-disciplinary main contractors to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor for the Civils Engineering Division of their business.
My client are a leading multi-disciplinary main contractor who specialise in delivering complex, multi-phase civil engineering works for a range of high value, complex Design and Build schemes. This will include all the general Civil’s packages, to include earthworks, drainage, piling, and highway works on a national basis.
You will be required to provide commercial support to the project team, maintaining commercial information and ensuring compliance with contractual requirements and ensure that the Company’s objectives are achieved. The function of the Senior Quantity Surveyor will be to manage all the commercial aspects of schemes under your remit and ensure the project runs on time and to budget. Working very closely with the operational team, you will be responsible for all project reporting, CVR reconciliation, management of sub-contractors and payments. The ideal candidate will be based in the East Midlands, West Midlands or South Yorkshire.
Ensure robust, accurate and timely cost and value reporting at both project and business unit level
Ensure accurate cash flow reporting takes place
Carry out cost management including forecasting
Update the monthly CVR, cost and commercial plans and have accountability, along with the project team for the commercial performance and strategy
Help ensure that commercial processes are adhered to across the business unit
Actively seek to improve processes and procedures
Ensure that any contracts entered into have terms and conditions that are appropriate with commercial risks identified
Ensure that the supply chain are engaged appropriately with the correct contract terms and conditions
Develop a good client relationships
Be responsible for subcontract letting, negotiation and financial accounting
Effectively assist in managing the commercial team, including cost clerks and commercial support staff
Ensure effective interaction between the commercial team and the operational site teams Supervise and mentor Quantity Surveyor
You will need to be able demonstrate a proven track record of working as a Senior Quantity Surveyor within the Civil Engineering sector
Self-motivated and able to work autonomously to thrive in a fast faced environment.
Experience of delivering high value and complex civils schemes
Excellent understanding of NEC forms of contract
Experience in S278 works, Earthworks, groundworks, civil engineering and/or infrastructure works
Demonstrate excellent negotiation skills and build strong relationships with clients, consultants, supply chain and team members
Capable of delivering projects on time and to budget
Excellent man management skills
Competitive salary, package and bonus scheme on offer and the opportunity for new team members who are looking to develop a long term, rewarding career with one of the sectors leading contractors.
Atkins Search act as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Construction, Consultancy, Residential and Infrastructure recruitment and service the East and West Midlands, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Peterborough and Northern Home Counties regions.