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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Employer
Hays
Location
Chelmsford
Salary
None Specified
Closing date
20 Jul 2023

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Job position
Consultant
Contract Type
Temporary / Contract
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
General Manager

Job Details

Senior Quantity Surveyors Wanted!

Your new company
Provides national infrastructure services to private and public sector customers across a comprehensive range of markets. While we are best known as engineering experts, working in sectors as diverse as nuclear, rail, water, energy, highways, and aviation, our UK wide business provides a wealth of different support function roles within human resources, commercial, IT, innovation, design, work winning / business development, safety, health, environment and quality (SHEQ), communications, procurement, and finance.

With talented people as the key to our success we operate a culture whereby personal and professional development are at the forefront of our efforts to attract and retain the best people in the industry. We are a community of diverse individuals with shared goals and a strong, supportive, and inclusive culture. Collectively, our people play an invaluable role in shaping the UK's infrastructure and contributing to our long-term sustainable growth.

We are looking for people to join our team who not only have relevant qualifications and skills, but who understand and value our culture of pride and connection.

About the Highways Team:

The UK's strategic and local road infrastructure is a vital asset for communities and businesses, supporting economic prosperity and social connectivity.

As a major tier 1 contractor and framework partner, we play a key role in providing multi-faceted engineering services to keep these vital arteries running, ensuring smoother, safer, less congested journeys for everyone.

Our teams work on complex, high-profile national motorways, trunk road schemes as well as local authority road networks to deliver comprehensive, integrated services including design and build. These infrastructure solutions are enhanced by our complementary tunnelling and bridge design and build capabilities.

Whether working on Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) schemes or construct only works, we always endeavour to share best practice and deliver progressive solutions by engaging as early as possible with our customers to maximise innovation, efficiency, and cost savings.

Your new role
We have a fantastic opportunity within our Highways business unit for an ambitious and talented Senior Quantity Surveyor

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will provide commercial expertise to aid with the delivery of the contracted work by taking the commercial lead in a geographical focused team. The provision of accurate and timely commercial reports and advice to the to the management team whilst ensuring the contract achieves the appropriate commercial targets.

The applicant will have previous commercial experience in a main contracting environment, ideally within the Highways sector.

What you'll need to succeed

The person:

· BSc in Quantity Surveying (or other equivalent commercially related discipline)
· CSCS compliance
· Working towards professional membership of an appropriate organisation (for example, RICS/CIOB)
· Detailed knowledge of company management systems including;
· Commercial and financial (Commercial Manager / COINS / Sphere)
· Procurement
· Risk management
· Personnel management
· Commercial and contractual knowledge, in various forms of contract
· A working knowledge of current legislation
· Proven experience of managing quantity surveyors on a large contract
· Negotiation and settlement of disputes and accounts relating both to customers and suppliers
· People management experience, such as managing performance, development and disciplinary procedures
· Experience working with a variety of schedule of rates contracts

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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