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Senior Quantity Surveyor – Complex Highways Project – Manchester

Great opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join one of the UK’s most formidable construction businesses on one of their flagship highways projects. The project will involve upgrading pavements, barriers and drainage as well as installation of gantries, emergency refuge areas and technical equipment.


As Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will work closely with the Commercial Manager in the commercial administration, reporting and performance on this complex scheme.

You will:

  • Participate in creating a knowingly safe working environment.
  • Produce Subcontract documentation including negotiation of terms and conditions, prices, and programme.
  • Management of subcontract works packages including, interim assessments of the amount due and subsequent change management.
  • Produce and issue all commercial notices, to both the Client and Subcontractors, as required by the form of contract.
  • Manage change in a timely manner in accordance with the form of contract, including the production and submission of Compensation Event Quotations.
  • Produce, submit, and agree monthly applications, to the Client, in accordance with the form of contract.
  • Liaise with operational and engineering staff to ensure site records are kept to the standard required.
  • Produce detailed monthly reports and Cost Value Reconciliation’s (CVR) as required by the business unit or project.
  • Produce and maintain a detailed ‘Cost Plan’, tracking and forecasting expenditure, including detailed schedules of Subcontractor ‘liabilities’ and use of Oracle based cost analyses.
  • Interpret and critically evaluate expenditure reports produced by internal cost systems.
  • Attending weekly progress and risk reduction meetings with the client and subcontractors.
  • Apply the principles of ‘Doing the right thing’ in maximising value and profit.
  • Be available to assist estimating and bid teams with contractual expertise


Our client is looking for passion, strong leadership and a commitment for delivering excellence. If you have a solid track record for delivering major civils projects from a commercial standpoint then get in touch. You’ll need experience of working in the contracting environment with good working knowledge and experience with the NEC form of contract, with knowledge of measuring work for roads/bridges offering a distinct advantage.


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