Quantity Surveyor role with leading Civil Engineering contractor working on Thames Tideway

North London
£50k + package
09 Nov 2017
07 Dec 2017

The Company 

Our client is looking for quantity surveyors to join their Heavy Civil Engineering team working on the Thames Tideway Tunnel among other projects. You will be the point of contact between the client and operational teams for reactive works. You will provide commercial support to the operations teams and take responsibility for the financial aspects of operational delivery. 

About the job 

Ensuring compliance with the company's commercial guidelines, you will monitor and control costs, value and provide accurate reporting. The fundamental driver of this role is to minimise risk to the business, maximise profit and provide a fair and cost effective service to our clients. On a day-to-day basis you will take on tasks, such as: 

* Supervising - other staff in the commercial team 
* Reviewing - tender and contract documentation 
* Raising - sub-contract orders and managing the sub-contract account 
* Negotiating - final accounts 
* Resolving - disputes with clients and sub-contractors and attending meetings as required 
* Providing - accurate reports to the managing quantity surveyor 

What you'll need 

Ideally, you will have experience of working with NEC, with experience in target costing, or experience with NEC forms of contracts as a minimum. You will need experience working as a quantity surveyor on civil schemes in the utilities industry, experience working in water sector would be an advantage. You'll also need to be customer facing and a team player, with some management or supervisory experience and exceptional communication and negotiating skills

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