Managing Quantity Surveyor - Infrastructure/Highways

  • Location

    Swindon, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    QA/ QC

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  • Salary:

    Up to £60000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lauren White

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  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Expiry date:


Managing Quantity Surveyor - Infrastructure/Highways


Salary up to £60,000 + Benefits


Astute Technical Recruitment are looking for an ambitious and driven Managing Quantity Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our client who is a world leading design, engineering and project management consultancy.

The position, based out of Swindon, requires someone who is experienced in delivering of the commercial services functions for the design of infrastructure/highways projects and construction using NEC 3/4 contracts.

Roles & Responsibilities: -

As Managing Quantity Surveyor your duties will briefly consist of (but not be limited to): -
Build successful working relationships with local and national highways authority clients
Provide support to the regional infrastructure management team in the growth of the sector regional

Responsibility, under minimum supervision, as lead QS or NEC3/4 Project Manager for larger, more complex projects relating to highways and infrastructure; including pre and post project controls.

Preparing Client cost reports and reporting on change during the life of a project.
Awareness of project costs outside of direct Construction (design, supervision, land, statutory undertakers, employer direct).

Understanding of Highways Construction technology and methodology alongside how this translates into costs.

Having leadership skills necessary to direct and manage the support team ensuring the quality and timeliness of service delivery

Skills & Qualifications:

Member (or working towards membership) of a professional body (e.g. RICS or equivalent recognised institutional body
Active involvement on several commissions/projects as Lead QS or NEC PM
Established knowledge and understanding of the component parts of a project and overall project management techniques
Competent knowledge of a range of available procurement options
Effective review of contracts documents including familiarity with contractual obligations, breaches and remedies.
Good understanding and appreciation of programme and scheduling software. Forensic programming skills desirable but not essential.
General knowledge of current legal and regulatory developments in respect of construction and associated law.
Possess sound technical health, safety and environmental knowledge, applicable to the business and wider construction industry.
Client facing experience, including working with clients on a commission/project basis in conjunction with senior colleagues.

Salary & Package:

Opportunity to work for a world leading consultancy
Salary of up to £60,000 depending on experience
25 days holiday + bank hols
Pension, life assurance, critical illness, travel insurance, dental insurance, gym membership discount, retail discount scheme and more

To Apply
If you are interested in discussing further please send your CV to lwhite@astutetechnical.co.uk or call Lauren on 02392222965 .

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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