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Quantity Surveyor (137)

Our client is seeking to recruit an experienced Quantity Surveyor to help successfully deliver a range of water projects
  • Job Role: Quantity Surveyor
  • Salary: £40,000 – £50,000 + Competitive benefits package
  • Location: South West | Midsomer Norton | Hybrid

Are you a Quantity Surveyor looking for your next opportunity?

If so, my client is seeking to recruit an experienced individual to help deliver a range of water projects to assist with new framework bids and maintain existing agreements which will include all commercial requirements such as annual rate uplift calculations and attendance at framework review meetings.

About the Role

  • As a managing quantity surveyor you are expected to provide commercial support to the delivery teams. This will include commercial management at a framework level including a wide variety of different and complex contract types. The role would need to manage tight deadlines to meet both internal and external reporting periods.
  • Review and negotiate awarded contracts to ensure a commercially beneficial position to the business.
  • Responsible for the accurate and on time compilation of reporting to meet strict monthly deadlines. These reports feed into a wider batch of reporting completed across the business and you will be expected to provide support and feedback to both the delivery teams and management where required.
  • Responsible for invoicing your own portfolio of projects in line with both on-site progress and contractual requirements, whilst monitoring the overall cost position and ensuring it is maintained at a positive level.
  • Ensuring that the change control process is implemented correctly with the Delivery Team and that quotations are turned around within 7 days.
  • Ensuring that project final accounts are agreed and signed off as swiftly by liaising with key stakeholders.
  • Responsible for monitoring of project spend along with the delivery team, reviewing budgets to ensure the business and its customers are receiving value for money. Where possible identifying areas for savings and alternative procurement options that may bring about savings in cost or programme.
  • Responsible for the swift set up of contracts to ensure stakeholders have access to key information as soon as possible.
  • Support the rest of the commercial team with advice and guidance, and provide training and coaching as required.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree qualified or equivalent.
  • Experience and understanding of the NEC suite of contracts.
  • Mechanical and/or electrical background is desirable.
  • Confident in reading and understanding project scope documents & drawings (P&IDs / schedules / BCDs).
  • Competency of MS Excel to advanced level.
  • Experience in EQUE2 (desirable).
  • Estimating experience.
  • Water industry experience.
  • Experience working for a subcontractor (desirable).
  • Management experience.
  • Experience of completing framework bids.
  • Experience of managing commercial elements of frameworks.


If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, please reach out to Charlie Knight @ Advance TRS.



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