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Morgan Sindall Infrastructure
Vacancy title
Senior Quantity Surveyor
Contract type
Full time permanent
North West England
Barrow In Furness

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Barrow in Furness

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.


As a Senior Quantity Surveyor you will:

  • As part of the existing commercial team you will provide commercial expertise to aid with the delivery of the contracted work by taking the commercial lead on certain subcontract packages of substantial value;
  • The provision of accurate and timely commercial reports and advice to the management team whilst ensuring the packages achieves the appropriate commercial targets;
  • Ensure Morgan Sindall process and governance is applied at all times;
  • Act as a single point of contact for all commercial, legal, financial and administrative issues with the suppliers and subcontractors;
  • The management of contract change both up stream to the Employer and downstream to the subcontract supply chain. This will include effective identification, notification, quotation and implementation of project change;
  • Partner with operations team and technical experts to provide regular commercial insight on the performance of supply chain organisations contracted to projects, enabling the project to make informed decisions about contract variation;
  • Develop, implement and continually review procedure and practice to ensure the effective commercial management of subcontracts;
  • Demonstrate leadership by developing a culture to minimise subcontract claims;
  • Day 1 subcontract final accounts;
  • Ensure all tenders have a commercial strategy in place and that commercial protocol is adhered to;
  • Accurate forecasting and monitor the key performance indicators;
  • Review and interrogate forecasts and contract value reconciliations;
  • Embrace Morgan Sindall strategies associated with procurement, risk and opportunity;
  • Interface with and implement as appropriate group trading agreements;
  • Maintain awareness of potential loss-making packages and other problems;
  • Continually review the supply chains performance and share information;
  • All Quantity Surveying duties including measurement, valuation and agreement of work sections;
  • Interim administration and settlement of subcontractors’ accounts.

Ideally you are already experienced as a Senior Quantity Surveyor or ready for the next step up in your career development you will be educated to BSc in Quantity Surveying level (or other equivalent commercially related discipline) and preferably you will be working towards professional membership of an appropriate organisation (for example, RICS/CIOB). Detailed knowledge of company management systems including Commercial and financial (Commercial Manager/COINS/Sphere) would be desirable. Knowledge and awareness of the ECC NEC 3 form of contract would also be of benefit. 

About Barrow:

BAE Systems Marine Limited

BAE Systems engineer, manufacture and support the innovations that strengthen security at home and around the world. In Barrow in Furness, BAE systems work on the cutting-edge design, build, test and commissioning of complex submarines and for over a century have equipped the Royal Navy with unrivalled underwater capability.


Our work focuses on delivering non-nuclear infrastructure activities in a nuclear environment both for civil and military customers.


This is the Successor Facilities Framework Agreement for the provision of design, construction, completion and commissioning works relating to BAE Systems Marine Limited’s Successor Facilities project. 

These works are part of BAE Systems Site Replacement Programme (SRP).

D58/ D59 Facility

Morgan Sindall have been appointed and continue to work on the D58 / D59 Buildings Facility.

This 5 year project commencing June 16 comprises the construction of the D58 / D59 Buildings Facility and is sited adjacent to the north-west corner of the Devonshire Dock Hall (DDH). The Facility comprises two buildings, these being D58 Installation and D59 Manufacturing. 

The two buildings are structurally separate, but with an enclosed link corridor the two buildings permit the transfer of products between the buildings. 

The project’s contract value is currently circa £200 million and will transform the submarine building capabilities of the BAE site in Barrow-in-Furness. 


We have a great opportunity for you to join this innovative team where you can grow your skills and progress in your career. We are looking for people who share our passion on delivering great customer service whilst also being able to work within a fun and hardworking team environment.

Talented people are the key to our success, so if this sounds like you, apply now.

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.

Morgan Sindall has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please note that any CV’s submitted will be deemed as gifted to Morgan Sindall and any agency terms & conditions associated with the use of such CVs will be null and void.

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