Managing Quantity Surveyor (Civils/Water/ M&E)

Alltek Recruitment
11 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
About this Role:

My client is a World leading Civil Engineering and Construction Company.

They are looking to appoint, on a permanent basis, a Managing Quantity Surveyor to work on a Water infrastructure framework to upgrade, improve and maintain assets in Southern England.

Key Responsibilities:

Within this role you will be responsible for the following:

Management and control of commercial aspects of projects
Encouragement and creation of a teamwork culture, recognising the responsibilities of the line management structure

Responsibility for the quantity surveying functions

Assistance in the procurement of subcontracts

To maximise profitability working within the requirements of the conditions of contract

Participation in the management of the team including management of resource levels, providing direction, leadership, and assessing the training and development requirements of quantity surveying staff

Provision of commercial expertise

Provision of accurate and timely commercial reports and advice to the management team

Maintain commercial information to the contract

Experience and Qualifications:

To be considered for this role you will need to be able to demonstrate the below:

Relevant industry experience covering commercial management, quantity surveying, project management and estimating services, and a sound understanding of commercial risk analysis and assessment

Solid understanding of NEC3 conditions of contract

Knowledge and experience of cost and value reporting, cash flow forecasting

Contract claims experience

Procurement of subcontractors

Experience of supervising quantity surveying staff

Experienced in negotiation and settlement of disputes and accounts relating to customers and suppliers

Experienced in the management of staff, including managing performance development and following disciplinary procedures


BSc or HND in Quantity Surveying or other equivalent commercially related discipline

Preferably a member of RICS or ICE

Relevant CSCS card

Detailed knowledge of company management systems including:

Commercial reports


Risk Management

Personnel Management

Commercial and contractual knowledge in various forms of contract

Working knowledge of current legislation

Thorough understanding of the financial and commercial issues facing engineering projects


Ability to work in a team environment contributing across a business unit or area

Good management skills with the ability to motivate employees to achieve high standards of compliance

Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills; able to manage projects simultaneously without compromising standards and quality

Sound knowledge of the construction industry

Ability to ensure standards and specifications are met

Ability to work with senior management to set project and operational targets

Excellent negotiation and diplomacy skills and the ability to make a sound business case to senior stakeholders

About the Company/Client/Project:

A World leading Construction and Civil Engineering Contractor.

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

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