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Senior Quantity Surveyor (Civil Engineering & Rail)

  • Location: Exeter, Devon
  • Sector: Civil Engineering & Infrastructure, Rail
  • Position: Senior Quantity Surveyor
  • Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 904426_1522143277
Job description

Key Experience
  • Degree Qualified in Quantity Surveying or relevant qualification and experience
  • Civil Engineering, infrastructure or railway Industry experience
  • Previous Main Contracting and or Sub Contractor experience
  • Able to prepare and implement a project specific commercial strategy
  • Ensuring robust Cost Control & Budget Management throughout the project
  • An understanding of contractual arrangements and financial reporting;
  • Seeking long-term career prospects and development;


The Role

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to work for a Tier 1 contractor, to manage a regional civil engineering and railway framework.

Reporting into the Divisional Commercial Manager, you will take responsibility for a regional portfolio of work, including major and minor civils work ranging from £50,000 to £10,000,000.

Overseeing a commercial team, your responsibilities will include:
  • Procurement of suppliers and sub-subcontractors
  • Ensure robust Cost Control & Budget Management
  • Optimising project margins
  • Financial reporting for the project
  • Monthly/periodically application for payment reporting
  • Management and mentoring of junior staff
  • Management of change control procedures
  • Preparation and issuance of contractual notices
  • Understanding of risk and identifying the implications.
  • Preparation and implementation of project specific commercial strategy