Quantity Surveyor

Selective Recruitment Solutions Ltd
North Yorkshire
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client based in York are looking for Quantity Surveyors to support the work on their design and consultancy projects within the Rail sector. It is intended that the role will offer the opportunity to progress your career as your experience grows within the business. The team is involved in some of the UK's most complex and stimulating projects that are diverse and technically demanding.

There is a salary on offer up to £50K + benefits


To provide competent and professional quantity surveying expertise supporting Capital Programme Investment Delivery across a number of key projects.

*Responsible for liaising with all external and internal stakeholders to enable the projects to progress without delay, ensuring that all reasonable requests are met in a timely efficient manner.
*To assist in the preparation and verification of pricing models from first principals for projects of moderate complexity, and can obtain, extract and use existing target price / fixed rates, together with obtaining cost data from industry recognised publications e.g. SPONS & BCIS to price schemes.
*Able to assist in the preparation of activity schedules, bills of quantities in accordance with methods of measurement , presentation of tender and contract documentation, attending interviews, carrying out full tender analysis and comparisons through to preparing the recommendation report.
*Interface with the programme manager, senior project managers, project managers and P6 planners to deliver professional and competent advice and support, to ensure that the projects are managed in accordance with the contract, and meeting the required reporting deadlines.
*Assess contractor applications, along with any changes, making recommendations, raising payment certificates and preparing general correspondence on behalf of the project managers to ensure that only legitimate payments are certified.
*Liaise with the project managers to review and update the risk registers aligned with any early warnings.
*Identify principal risks and opportunities, raises, addresses and resolves problems at a project level and supports the project delivery team, maintain a schedule of potential financial implications for the various projects.
*Review main contractors, including subcontracts, and identifies where clauses are in breach of partner policies and guidelines, making recommendations to achieve compliance.
*Consider alternative strategies for dispute resolution of moderate complexity and prepare written arguments from a claimant or defendant perspective, making recommendations to key stakeholders on the preferred option.

*Expertise in administering high value, multi-disciplinary rail/construction project work packages / contracts utilising forms of contract such as the NEC3 suite.
*Demonstrable track record in managing complex, high value and varied contracts from a quantity surveying perspective.
*Degree qualified in quantity surveying or other relevant business discipline.
*Ideally a professional qualification and/or membership of the RICS or other relevant Chartered Institute would be an additional advantage.
*Comfortable communicating with all levels of Senior Management and Stakeholders
*Expert analytical skills to make informed, balanced business decisions and reporting findings back to Clients and Internal Stakeholders.