Senior Quantity Surveyor

January 31, 2020
Job Type
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£55k - £65k + Package


About this Role:

This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join an established and successful business with a proven track record on major civil engineering projects. The project is to re-construct the failing sea defences across a 4km stretch of busy sea front in Hampshire. They are currently in the ECI stage and mobilising a team ready to commence work in Spring 2020 and will be completed by 2026.

The role will be site based and consist of managing phased works up to £15 million at a time, totalling circa £100m under an NEC4 contract. Packages of work will typically consist of sheet piling, concrete works, road construction, revetments & rock armour, cathodic protection, pedestrian facilities and associated street furniture.  

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will take ownership of the project and offer full commercial support to ensure the Project Manager and Site Managers are aware of all costs and contractual matters involved on the project.

Throughout the project you will have support from the visiting Managing Quantity Surveyor and experienced marine operations team. You will also be responsible for developing an Assistant Quantity Surveyor throughout the project.

Duties will include;

Review tender documentation to ensure terms agreed are suitable, risks identified and mitigations implemented

Producing accurate and timely commercial project reports

Forecasting and change control

Procurement of subcontractors, negotiation and financial accounting

Ensure the commercial risks identified at tender stage are carried through post-contract and delivery

Supervising the performance of the commercial aspects of projects

Prepare interim valuations and agree final accounts

Lead negotiation with settlement of disputes in relation to customer and supplier accounts

About the Company/Client/Project:

A major civil engineering contractor that specialise in coastal protection, flood defence and bespoke marine projects. They offer an excellent approach to working flexibly, focussing on creating an environment built for the employees. The successful candidate will be rewarded with an outstanding working environment, opportunities to progress whatever stage of your career as well as a package that gives you security and recognises your contribution to the business.

Requirements including certificates and qualifications:


You will hold a minimum of HNC/HND Quantity Surveying qualification and ideally have experience of working with NEC3 Option C contracts.

Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK

alltek specialise in civil engineering vacancies and is a leading Recruitment Consultancy in Southampton.

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