Senior Quantity Surveyor

Balfour Beatty Construction Services UK
14 Mar 2018
11 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

About the role
Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our Regional team to work in Falkirk

What you'll be doing
As a Senior Quantity Surveyor you will:

  • Ensure all duties are carried out in accordance with standard company HSE procedures and work instructions
  • Be accountable for the activities of any directly reporting quantity surveying staff, including mentoring junior members of the team, and provide advice and guidance to other members of the team and to Project Directors/Managers, as required
  • In conjunction with the relevant Project Management team member, be accountable for the profitability of the project(s), and develop an appropriate commercial strategy for the project(s) to ensure delivery of required margins
  • Contribute to the management and maintenance of a contract cost reporting system, ensuring all financial information is managed and up-to-date and tracked with budget/tender allowances, commitments and deviations highlighted and managed
  • With other members of the team, produce and provide accurate forecasts of project cost to completion and final value

Who we're looking for
You will:

  • Have substantial previous experience in Quantity Surveying within a relevant business environment
  • Hold a valid CSCS card
  • Be a member of a relevant professional body and/or relevant professional qualification, such as RICS/CIOB/RIBA/ICE/CIBSE
  • Have sound working knowledge of construction and contract law and various forms of Conditions of Contract
  • Have detailed knowledge and understanding of tendering and procurement processes

Why work for us
Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.