Managing Quantity Surveyor

Randstad CPE
£50000 - £65000/annum
18 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Is a long established and highly successful highway engineering provider with expertise and resources to engage planning maintenance, design and construct motorways and trunk roads. In addition to this they are industry leaders in innovation.


As well as offering a competitive salary, remuneration for this role includes flexible benefits, which provides a range of guaranteed benefits including but not limited to:

* Company car/car allowance
* Bonus
* 5% Company pension contribution
* Death in Service
* 25 days + Bank Holidays


* Civil Engineering qualification
* IT literate
* Highways Maintenance experience
* Good communicator
* Client focused
* Good planner/organiser
* Good business/commercial awareness
* Adaptable and flexible
* Good problem solver
* Good at building relationships
* Awareness of the ASC contract
* Ability to manage finances
* Committed to continuous improvement & innovation
* Committed to partnering & integration
* Must be self motivated and hardworking
* Commercially aware
* Experience of NEC Forms of Contract


* Educated to degree standard
* Ability to manage and develop subordinates
* Effective communicator
* At least 5 years QS experience within Highways sector


Management of commercial team responsible for production of Providers Works Schemes, Initial Target Prices and Final Targets Prices in line with the schedule of rates for the contract and operating in accordance with the contract. Ensure client reporting requirements are met and work is carried out in accordance with documented processes and procedures.

* Ensure financial targets are met by effective allocation and education throughout the Commercial team including:
* Control of compensation events
* Effective Supply Chain Management
* Provide financial clarity to scheme delivery team
* Active scheme monitoring
* Interaction with cost capture team
* Interaction with the operational teams
* Preparation of target prices for schemes using contract schedule of rates at feasibility and during/on completion of detailed design stage.
* Ensure that tender request information issued to Sub-Contractors for pricing complies with laid down processes.
* Managing the commercial aspects of all subcontract requirements including preparation of enquiry/invitation to tender documentation and contract documents, obtaining quotes, issuing of orders and instructing of subcontractors on schemes.
* Preparation of costs and input into Subcontract Liabilities upload for monthly Highstone Application for Payment, and month end reporting requirements.
* Ensure that estimate information periodically required by the client, confirming predicted value and comparison to scheme expenditure, is sufficient and is submitted in the agreed format.
* Produce relevant information to ensure satisfactory completion of scheme PCCR reports, and Activity Benchmark Sheets for onward submission to HA.
* Maintain comprehensive scheme target price records for audit.
* Provide reports and other information to the business as required.

If you would like to apply for this role then please email me your cv at or call me on (Apply online only).

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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