Quantity Surveyor

Ref No. BHN540740
Salary £45,000 - £70,000/annum
Location Havant, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open

Introduction

Our water sector construction client is seeking a Quantity Surveyor to work on their pipelines contract on the Havant Thicket Reservoir build.

Important

At least 5-7 years existing experience as a QS in related roles/projects

The Job

Our water sector construction client is seeking a Quantity Surveyor to work on their pipelines contract on the Havant Thicket Reservoir build.

Portsmouth Water has embarked on a £123 project to build a reservoir at Havant Thicket. This environmentally led project will safeguard future water supplies and provide a place of natural beauty for the community to enjoy. The reservoir will provide wetland habitats, paths for walking, cycling, running and horse-riding, and a visitors' centre providing a café and educational resources for schools. The project will be mainly delivered through a main reservoir contract and two pipeline contracts, with some additional related contracts.

The candidate would be supporting our contractor client on the pipelines contract.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the project/contract to ensure it stays within budget
  • Validate project costs during the NEC target price contract, OCI design phase and advise on value engineering decisions
  • Evaluate changes and make recommendations for optimum solutions to project risk
  • Evaluate risk in order to enable P50 monte carlo risk analysis
  • Seek early resolution to potential disputes

Skills

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to build excellent relationships with the end client/project team
  • A clear, systematic approach to analysing data and communicating solutions to challenges in an effective, efficient, high-level manner
  • Ability to work to deadlines with a focus on results and quality
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to review data and write decision support papers and progress reports
  • Excel/Powerpoint/Word/Teams

Qualifications and Experience

  • Opportunity for a QS seeking to move into a more senior role desirable
  • Bachelor's degree in quantity surveying or a related field of study
  • 5-7 years or more years of cost management experience of major civil infrastructure projects. Water industry or major earthworks/pipelines experience would be an advantage
  • NEC contracts experience is essential
  • Chartered Member of a relevant professional institution e.g. RICS, ICES, CIOB
  • Full driving licence (all applicants will be required to undertake our driver assessment)

Benefits

  • Competitive salary in line with experience
  • Generous annual leave
  • Company pension
  • Car allowance tbc
  • Chance to work on a unique project
  • Some flexible working may be discussed at interview

 

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