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Managing Quantity Surveyor 

On behalf of our client we are recruiting a Managing Quantity Surveyor for their stations and buildings portfolio in Wales & Western region on the CP7 framework. Works will include the building of 6 new stations on the enhancements side of the framework as well as the maintenance and renewals of canopies, buildings, depots, platform structures, car parks and subways. 

Our client is a leading civil engineering organisation delivering safe, sustainable, and efficient transport solutions across the UK.  


Role and Responsibilities: 

• Provide accurate financial reporting on individual projects 

• Collate, review financially and report on other projects within her/his remit 

• Supervise, support and advise direct reports 

• Place subcontracts in accordance with the main contract policies and procedures 

•Advise other project surveyors of opportunities to maximise values and minimise costs. 

• Ensure direct reports follow the correct procedures 

• Monitor sub contractor against programme and ensure direct reports do likewise and offer advice and support on problem areas 

• Monitor internal expenditure against budget and ensure direct reports do likewise 

• Ensure consistent and accurate forecasting 

• Implement and monitor all commercial systems and procedures and ensure effective operation 

• Ensure effective communication to all parties 

• Maximise efficiency of reporting techniques/systems 


Our client really values their staff so what you'll get in return:  

We offer a competitive rewards package, including a Company Car scheme, Private Healthcare, Pension, Life Assurance cover, 25 days Annual Leave (and a day off for your birthday). You'll also have access to Hybrid working where possible, an enhanced Paternity & Maternity package and the opportunity to develop yourself personally and professionally.  


What we are looking for in the right candidate:  

  • Has worked on a broad section of disciplines within an rail environment such as groundworks, RC structures, steelwork, and building and can demonstrate a clear understanding in these areas.  

  • Experienced at working for a tier 1 contractor.  

  • Experience of personal responsibility in commercially managing a project portfolio up to £25 million. 

  • BSc or HND in Quantity Surveying or other equivalent commercially related subject. 

  • Preferably qualified to CIOB or RICS accreditation. 

  • Used to working on own initiative with knowledge of the procurement of sub-contractors and the monthly measurement cycle associated with this. 

  • Understanding of suppliers' business and current commitments to other contracts. 

  • Local market knowledge. 


Inclusion and diversity are important to us, we are an equal opportunities employer and value difference. We want and will continue to build an inclusive environment where our people thrive. We firmly believe constantly striving to build a truly diverse workforce is what makes us a strong business and will enable us to continue to solve important problems and deliver unrivalled value to both our customers and clients. If you need any specialist support throughout your application, we will work with you where we can to support your journey  

Rob Enright

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