Our client, a leading civil engineering contractor, is currently looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to be based in their London office. You will mainly be responsible for managing the commercial aspect of schemes, from the site start up to the final account. You will seek to manage project costs and enhance value as part of the site team, while still achieving the required standards and quality.
Support and mentoring of junior staff
Maximise profitability on contracts
Monitoring contract costs against budgets
Identifying potential risks and evaluate options for control
Preparation of estimates
Procurement of sub-contractors, including preparation of sub contract documents
Assessment and certification of interim and final payments to subcontractors
Preparation and agreeing main contract variations
Assist in the preparation of documents for resolution of disputes (adjudications / arbitrations and the like)
Ensure all work complies with quality, safety and environmental policies and the requirements of the company procedure
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate innovative approaches to problem solving and the ability to negotiate across the various levels of any construction environment as well as handle the financial and mathematical demands of the role by possessing impressive numeracy and IT skills.
The ideal candidate must have experience working on highways and structure schemes and experience as a SQS working with the NEC form of contract.
RICS or ICES would be desirable but not essential.