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Quantity Surveyor

Job Description

This is a great opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to join a Major Tier One Civils Contractor and work on exciting projects within the Power & Energy Sector.

The company are lookig to expand their permanent commercial team due to an uplift in projects. You would be joining a team of commercial staff in the Derby office to assist with multiple projects, ranging from Substations to Cabling projects. The ideal candidate would have civils experience but my client will consider candidates from different backgrounds. 

This company offer great development and progression opportunities and is known as an employer who put their people first.

Key responsibilities for this Quantity Surveyor role:

  • In conjunction with the relevant Project Management team member, be accountable for the profitability of the project, and develop an appropriate commercial strategy for the project to ensure delivery of required margins
  • Contribute to the management and maintenance of a contract cost reporting system ensuring all financial information is managed and up-to-date and tracked with budget/tender allowances, commitments and deviations highlighted and managed
  • With other members of the team, produce and provide accurate forecasts of project cost to completion and final value
  • Monitor cash flow and valuation plan, ensuring applications are made correctly and in a timely manner
  • Ensure contract variations are identified, valued and turned into agreed variation orders with the customer in a timely manner
  • Assist in ensuring effective records are maintained to support claims and that applications for payment for variations are issued in a timely manner
  • Manage the subcontract tender process, including the selection of sub-contractors and provision of all relevant contract and schedule documentation
  • Ensure that subcontracts are placed in an appropriate manner to step down appropriate responsibilities from the Main Contract
  • Ensure that each sub-contractor’s account is managed strictly in accordance with their terms and conditions
  • Provide accurate monthly reporting of cost and value on the project(s) in line with the Company’s reporting process

Experience required for this Quantity Surveyor role:

  • An organised, innovative and creative Quantity Surveyor with knowledge and experience of working on major Projects
  • Experience of collating costs and maximising value 
  • Experience of working as a QS, including the need to support with financial and commercial control within a project
  • Experience of procuring and managing supply chain 
  • Maintain a Personal Development Plan
  • Working towards professional accreditation
  • Support development of others around you
  • Experience of working as part of a team
  • Demonstration of working to deadlines, working efficiently and to a high standard 
  • Interest in infrastructure projects 
  • Demonstration of resilience and determination to succeed
  • BSc in Quantity Surveying or equivalent level of education or experience 

Package offered for this Quantity Surveyor  role:

  • A salary of £40,000-£45,000 depending on experience 
  • A company Car 
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays 
  • Company pension % depending on personal contribution 
  • Flexible working 3/2 split in the office and WFH

How to apply for this Quantity Surveyor role:

If you are interest in this Quantity Surveyor position then please apply via this job board or alternatively you can send an up to date CV to or call me on 07817037769

Apply now for further details and immediate consideration for this Quantity Surveyor role. Navartis are an equality and diversity recruitment agent and employer.

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