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

Quantity Surveyor

Location: Barrow in Furness

Talented people are the key to our success

Excellent rates of pay. 

Shift and weekend work maybe required for this role. 

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 Quantity Surveyor you will:

  • As part of the existing commercial team you will provide your commercial skills to aid with the delivery of the contracted work by either taking the commercial lead or by providing support 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 point of contact for all commercial, financial and administrative issues with the suppliers and subcontractors;
  • Support 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;
  • 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 and supported;
  • Accurate forecasting and monitor the key performance indicators;
  • Review and interrogate package 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.
  • Maintain commercial information to the contract and / or subcontracts.
  • Satisfy the needs of both the customer and Morgan Sindall in terms of reporting contract commercial performance.

Already experienced as a quantity surveyor, you will have a HND or Degree in quantity surveying (or other commercially related discipline) and you will be RICS accredited.  You will be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of monthly reporting and you will have an understanding of period cost reporting and comparison with budgets/forecasts.

About Barrow:


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

D58/ D59 Facility:

Morgan Sindall is working with BAE Systems on their £300 million eight-year redevelopment programme, which will transform the submarine building capabilities of the BAE site in Barrow-in-Furness.

BAE Systems engineer, manufacture and support the innovations that strengthen security at home and around the world. In Barrow, 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.

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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