Quantity Surveyor

Milton Keynes
45000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Annual
15 Jun 2021
30 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Recruiting on behlaf of a market leader in the Highways Term Maintenance Industry, responsible for looking after over 50,000 kms of the UK's highways network. We take pride in offering a dedicated, flexible approach which supports our clients, underpinned by the recruitment, development and retention of a locally based workforce. We want you to grow your career in a way that suits you, whether that is making the best of your skills in a role you enjoy, or developing new skills as you progress with our company.

Purpose of the role and your responsibilities;

* Maximise commercial return on the contract

* Using Schedule of Rates

* Drive value for money and efficiency savings in accordance with contract delivery

* Be continually aware of the profitability of orders that form part of the contract

* Review and report weekly cost & value for projects and maintenance schemes and liaison with Operations

* Manage Subcontract accounts from procurement to final account

* Monthly forecasting of the contract

* Responsible for obtaining timely payment of accounts in conjunction with Finance

* Making sure accurate records are maintained and supplied to Client

* Commercial management and reporting in conjunction with Area Managers

* Work in partnership with the Client and in a collaborative manner

* Demonstration of Best Value

* Commercial assistance to Operations

* Drive payment process with Highways England

* Site measurement procedures and processes

* Attending Contract progress meetings where required with Client

* Budget monitoring and budget certainty

* To actively foster a positive staff morale

* To willingly carry out any reasonable task as requested by a member of management

* To support the team daily to ensure all are fulfilling their roles

Formal qualifications required;

* Degree or higher education course which is accredited by the Institution for Chartered Surveyors (RICS), chartered institute of Building (CIOB) or Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES)


* Proficient use of Schedule or rates

Awarded Investors in People Silver, a member of the 5% Club and recognised as an Investor in Diversity. Providing opportunity and growth for all our employees is the bedrock of our business, ensuring a safe, happy and productive workforce