Senior Quantity Surveyor - Yorkshire

Location: Leeds

Main Activities

- Maintain subcontract procurement schedule

- Procurement of subcontract packages

- Commercial management of subcontract packages

- Ensuring necessary main contract notices are issued on time

- Administration and valuation of contract change / compensation events

- Identify and input into value engineering

- Maintain project forecast

- Preparation of assessments and applications for payment

- Input into financial reports for project management

- Input into CVR / cost report and cash flow information

- Agreement of final accounts

- Input into claims where required

- Supervising and training of other commercial staff

- Provide commercial advise to other team members



Qualifications and Experience


- HND/degree in Quantity Surveying, or equivalent

- Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor working for a main contractor in the civil engineering industry

- Strong working knowledge of NEC form of contract

- Extensive experience of commercial management and procurement of subcontracts

- Ability to demonstrate a good knowledge of monthly reporting and earned value analysis



- Member of RICS or other relevant professional body, or working towards

- CSCS card

- Highways and structures experience


Personal Skills

- Strong interpersonal skills

- Applies collaborative approach

- Strong communication skills

- Compliance with company procedures

- Vigorous attention to detail

- Excellent team player whilst also holding the ability to work independently on own initiative

- Excellent time management skills, with ability to work to tight deadlines.


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