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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Ref no. BHN561264
Location Havant, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Our Water sector construction client is seeking a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their joint venture working on the Havant Thicket Reservoir.

Key skills required for this role

Senior Quantity Surveyor, Water, Infrastructure, Non infrastructure, Utilities, NEC3


Water sector experience would be an advantage

Job description

Our Water sector construction client is seeking a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their joint venture working on the Havant Thicket Reservoir.


  • Work to and within the client Integrated Management System, company policies & procedures.
  • Establish and maintain the Operations/Commercial partnership required to meet the needs of each project.
  • Monitor manage risk & associated budgets
  • Monitor performance standards & quality.
  • Procure subcontractors at lower than Tender sums whenever possible. Seek to negotiate the best price for the company.
  • Build strong relationships with clients & their representatives.
  • Establish & actively promote working relationships between the department, through effective communication & ensuring Company procedures are followed.
  • Fully understand the Contract and scope of work and advise/communicate to relevant project team members.
  • Discuss and develop procurement strategy with team members & in accordance with the contract programme.
  • Submit timely applications for payments to ensure cash can be collected in accordance with the Contract.
  • Recover retentions in accordance with the Contract.
  • Recognise opportunity & potential for increased value. Evaluate & submit prices in a timely fashion to achieve optimum outcome. Wherever possible pre price variations to maximise returns.
  • Review costs & value in conjunction with the site time to ensure timely & accurate forecasting.
  • Manage subcontractors effectively & in accordance with their terms & conditions.
  • Provide support & development to other members of the project team.
  • Take off's from drawings and pricing of compensation events
  • Experience of working on a joint venture project is desirable.


  • Finance Management - CVR's & Financial reporting
  • Negotiating
  • QHSE legislation
  • Contract awareness - NEC3,4, ECC
  • Understanding of Tendering & Procurement processes
  • Supervising people
  • Proven experience as a Quantity Surveyor in Civil Engineering environment
  • Experience of Dispute resolution (desirable)
  • IT Microsoft Office skills -Evision, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Business Collaborator
  • Understanding of company computer based cost recording systems
  • Full driving licence
  • NEC3,4, ECC full contract awareness
  • Preferably Degree educated in Quantity Surveying or Construction Management
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors membership (RICS) (desirable)

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