Lead Quantity Surveyor with leading Highways Maintenance Contractor - Major Contract

London (Central), London (Greater)
07 Jan 2019
04 Feb 2019
Job Type

Our client, a large Highways Maintenance company, is looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join their London team! We're looking for someone with 4+ years post graduate experience who has worked in Highways or Term Maintenance.

Quantity Surveyor Responsibilities:

  • Check subcontract requisitions and quotations for scope coverage, attendance requirements, quantities, rates, programme delivery and overall value for money.
  • Produce monthly subcontract Payment Certificates for approval and issue.
  • Assess and agree subcontractors' Applications for Payment.
  • Liaise with Operational Managers and Site Supervisors on a regular basis regarding Early Warnings, Compensation Events and other site requirements.
  • Produce NEC3 contracts for subcontract works and Professional Service Contracts for consultants.
  • Maintain accurate cost and value records for each maintenance activity and scheme.
  • Manage subcontract Final Accounts on a monthly basis, and prepare subcontract final accounts.
  • Provide commercial support to all Operational Teams, Project Managers and Budget Holders.
  • Carry out annual benchmarking as required.
  • Support the Commercial Assistant in keeping the subcontract approvals register up to date.
  • Ensure applications for payment are maximised and submitted on time.
  • To follow and utilise the Business Management Systems.
  • Demonstrate added value in service delivery to the Strategic Alliance Partnership between this company and the Client.
  • Carry out 360º reviews with Subcontractors and the Clients Operational Managers on an annual basis to assess contractual, operational and commercial performance for each financial year.

Essential Requirements:

  • Ability to operate and understand Financial Cost Systems and operate Excel spreadsheets
  • An understanding of the contract with the Client and its application
  • Ability to conduct effective negotiations with both the Client and Subcontractors
  • An understanding of the principles of measurement within the Highways Maintenance environment
  • An understanding of all forms of NEC3 contracts
  • Located in Buckinghamshire or willing to relocate
  • Highways or Rail experience is essential

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