Senior Quantity Surveyor

Morrison Utility Services
08 Jul 2018
07 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
As a result of continued growth in the Telecom Division the business requires a Senior Quantity Surveyor to support an existing Framework with one of our key and long established clients. This position will be predominantly working in our Northern area with an office based in Bootle in Merseyside. It is essential the candidate has a good understanding and working knowledge / application of the Telecom sector or other utility and has experience of working in a high volume transactional environment.

Role Purpose:

To plan, control, manage and ensure effective administration of the commercial and financial aspects of all the projects under the framework and to maintain compliance with the conditions of contract and company policies. Reporting directly to the Commercial Manager.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Work closely with the Project Delivery Teams to ensure compliance with the Conditions of Contract, maintain the administration of the contract and ensure it is carried out in a correct and timely manner.
• Ensure the correct contractual procedures are operated for all projects, maintain compliance with the company policies and procedures and through audit demonstrate compliance within the delegation of authority guidelines.
• Maintenance of the change Control process and financial risk management at Project level.
• Ensure financial information is available for audits and KPI reporting.
• Track and report cash flow and monitor and action ageing profiles.
• Review Cost and Value Reports and margin analysis for projects on a monthly basis and summarise for Directors and financial reporting.
• Review the project applications and out-turn forecasts on a regular basis with regard to monitoring actual performance against budget and provide updates and action plans.
• Monitor and report ledger trends and review potential lean efficiencies and implement improvements.
• Regularly review the approved supply chain and ensure best value, including negotiation and award of subcontracts using the appropriate suite of orders.
• Final account the works and subcontract accounts.
• Provide contractual advice to the team and identify / implement training.
• Work with internal departments to further develop any system improvements, integration and reporting tools.
• Regularly liaise with key stakeholders.
• Lead, support and encourage commercial and support staff with their duties (training and mentoring);
• Monitor and support commercial staff through agreeing and regularly reviewing personal objectives.
• Highlight coaching/training needs to develop commercial Staff and ensure that Roles and Responsibilities are understood and met.
• Develop and promote an environment where Commercial and Project Management staff share ideas and best practice.

Skills & Knowledge Requirements:

Surveying or similar discipline with a chartered membership.
• Demonstrate a working knowledge at the appropriate level within a contracting organisation
• Strong management and leadership characteristics.
• Good communications skills, able to communicate confidently with the client and the MUS team.
• Ability to work to tight deadlines.
• Ability to manage/prioritise workloads.
• Ability to adapt and challenge.
• Ability to appropriately delegate tasks to the team.
• Excellent IT skills, particularly Excel.
• Excellent numeric and literacy skills.
• Knowledge of health and safety.
• Knowledge and experience of different forms of Contracts.


• Competitive Salary (based on experience)
• Company car
• Childcare Vouchers
• Pension
• 25 days Holiday Plus Bank Holidays

If you are keen to progress your career, then join us by sending your CV quoting reference no. MUS/V/332/BT
‘Morrison Utility Services values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to equal opportunities

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