Vacancy details

Division
Ref
62327
Vacancy title
Senior Quantity Surveyor
Function(s)
Commercial
Contract type
Full time permanent
Region
London/Home Counties
Description

 Senior Quantity Surveyor 

Location: Thurrock 

Talented people are the key to our success 

About us: 

Would you like to work for a progressive and ambitious company which is also one of the most successful within the UK construction and infrastructure industry?  

Morgan Sindall provides national construction and infrastructure services to private and public sector customers across a comprehensive range of markets. We aim to create great results for our customers, partners and ourselves.

Opportunity: 

We have a fantastic opportunity within our Highways and General Civils business for an ambitious and talented Senior Quantity Surveyor within the Eastern Highways Framework. 

The successful candidate will be joining the existing team of passionate and dedicated Surveyors working together on this innovative project. 

We are looking for Senior Quantity Surveyors who have a wealth of NEC3 knowledge.

As a Senior Quantity Surveyor you will provide commercial expertise to aid with the delivery of the contracted work by taking the commercial lead in a geographical focused team.  The provision of accurate and timely commercial reports and advice to the management team whilst ensuring the contract achieves the appropriate commercial targets. 

We are looking for people who share our passion for the project at hand whilst also being able to work within a fun and hardworking team environment. The right candidate will have previous experience in this field.

Responsibilities: 

As a Senior Quantity Surveyor you will:

  • Ensure the project and programme contract, cost, quality and time targets are met
  • Ensure prompt and regular submission of main contract payment applications
  • Supervise, mentor and encourage all subordinate staff in their personal professional development including PDP, welfare, safety competency and disciplinary matters
  • Build a close relationship with delivery manager to ensure the goals for the distribution area are fully met
  • Maintain and coordinate all commercial reports required for the successful commercial management of the contract

Already experienced as a Senior Quantity Surveyor you will be educated to BSc in Quantity Surveying (or other equivalent commercially related discipline) and you will be working towards professional membership of an appropriate organisation (for example, RICS/CIOB). You will have a detailed knowledge of company management systems including; Commercial and financial (Commercial Manager /COINS/Sphere). You will also have proven experience of managing quantity surveyors on a large contract. 

About the project: 

The Eastern Highways Alliance (EHA) is a group of 11 local authorities in the east of England. Its aim is to support the EHA Members to achieve better quality highway, public realm and infrastructure schemes at lower cost by combining and sharing resources. The EHA Members have agreed that this is best achieved by implementation of best practice principles. They are looking for partners who support this vision with a streamlined supply chain as well as building the skills of EHF2’s supply chain to support delivery. 

The Framework is valued at £750 million over a four year period. The Framework started in April 2016 but had a slow start during 2016. Since the start of 2017 the pipeline of opportunities has grown and currently Contractors have visibility of approximately £450 million of Projects.

Morgan Sindall is the most successful Contractor on the framework having been awarded three projects with a combined project value of £22 million. A further £50 million over four Projects is currently being tendered (July 2017) and it is envisage that this level of tender opportunity will continue through 2018 and 2019.

 

Morgan Sindall is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation.  We are also an Investors in People company.

 

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

In the recruitment process all applicants are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation.

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