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Division
Ref
65230
Vacancy title
Quantity Surveyor
Function(s)
Commercial
Contract type
Full time permanent
Region
South West England
Location(s)
Southampton
Description

Quantity Surveyor

Location: M27 Southampton

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 business for an ambitious and talented Quantity Surveyor within the M27 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 Quantity Surveyors are able to maintain commercial information to the contract, satisfying the needs of both the customer and Morgan Sindall in terms of reporting contract commercial performance.

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. 

Responsibilities: 

As a Quantity Surveyor you will:

  • Contribute to achieving the appropriate commercial result through the provision of accurate financial reporting
  • Manage subcontractor supplier accounts, financially and contractually, in order to secure full entitlements under the contract
  • Understand fully the customer’s needs and ensure effective relationships are built and maintained by consistently high customer service and on site delivery
  • Provide support to the site team on contract requirements
  • Identify, secure and deliver the business forecast in both turnover and margin
  • Place subcontract orders in accordance with the main contract and manage subcontractor accounts ensuring payments are timely and correct and any other commercial issues are resolved
  • Monitor subcontractor against programme
  • Obtain the most competitive quotes by understanding current market trends

Already experienced as Quantity Surveyor you will be educated to HND or Degree in Quantity Surveying (or other commercially related discipline) and RICS accredited. Experience in commercial management of sub-contractors, including chairing regular meetings, measurement and control cycle, certificates, accrual calculations and value allocation is required, and previous experience with COINS would be advantageous.

About the project:

The Morgan Sindall and BAM Nuttall joint venture, bmJV, has been awarded two contracts worth a total of £322 million to deliver part of Highways England’s smart motorway programme.  

The first contract contract, worth £218 million to bmJV, will see the M27 between junctions 4 and 11 converted to create permanent dual 4-lane all lane running along the 15-mile stretch. The design phase will commence in January 2018 with bmJV supported by design partners SWECO/Mott Macdonald and WSP. Construction will begin in spring 2018

In addition, the second, a two stage design and build contract worth £104 million, is to upgrade 10 miles of the M62 between Warrington (J10) and Manchester (J12). bmJV, supported by design partners WSP and AECOM, commenced the design phase in December 2017, with works planned to start on site from spring 2018.

Both contracts have been awarded under Highway’s England’s Collaborative Delivery Framework, the largest ever for the improvement of England’s motorways and A roads, representing the government’s commitment to investing in infrastructure to boost the economy. bmJV was awarded a place on the framework in 2014.

 

 

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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