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Rail - Senior Quantity Surveyor - Leeds

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Rail & Civil Infrastructure

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Rosie Wilkinson

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  • Published:

    almost 3 years ago

  • Expiry date:


There is a requirement for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to come onto the Transpennine Route Upgrade on a permanent-basis in Leeds.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide assistance, support and advice on all commercial issues
  • Delegation of appropriate work to junior staff, whilst maintaining accountability
  • Preparation of Valuations/Application for payment with full supporting documentation in accordance with the contract.
  • Preparation of Cost Reports to the Client with contractually compliant supporting documentation.
  • Preparation and management of subcontract and material procurement schedules.
  • Administration of subcontractor/supplier accounts from the preparation of detailed requisitions, monitoring and authorisation of subcontract payments through to agreement of final accounts.
  • Undertake the contract administration, including change management and maintain associated registers.
  • Implement a WBS structure to satisfy the Client & Contract requirements.
  • Have an up to date Cost to Complete and Risk analysis Register for the projects(s).
  • Preparation, negotiation and agreement of change events, extension of time claims, final accounts etc.
  • Measurement of quantities in accordance with the standard methods of measurement as required.
  • Drafting of complex subcontract arrangement including professional services & appropriate terms of engagement.
  • Identification and advice upon of insurance related issues, including PI.
  • Maximising of cash position, including WIP control, cash flow production & improvement plans.
  • Maintain / assist in the production of the margin improvement plan on the project.
  • Assist in work winning duties as required, including technical writing for PQQ responses.

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Degree qualification
  • CSCS (White / Gold Card)
  • Registered with RICS / ICES and working towards chartership
  • Full driving licence
  • Commercially astute.
  • Excellent knowledge of Standard Forms of Contract (NEC & JCT) and Standard Methods of Measurement.
  • Computer literate with strong skills in Microsoft Office Applications (Word/Excel/Outlook/PowerPoint)
  • Good communication skills including presentations and ability to negotiate and persuade others.
  • Programming techniques, project controls, risk analysis, contract admin, procurement, cost, claims.