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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Up to £80000 per annum + Car Package


Senior Quantity + Package


Responsible to a Project Manager or Commercial Manager for all commercial aspects of a small to medium sized project up to £10m, or section of a larger project.

Understand the impact of commercial and technical changes at strategic level within the customers business industry / sector.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Anticipate and plan change in commercial resource within a project to meet changing demands
  • Provide commercial support to tendering process
  • Has a high degree of understanding and working knowledge of project commercial start up procedures and is actively involved in the implementation of those procedures
  • Identify, manage, reduce and drive out unnecessary costs and inefficient activities
  • Monitor and manage subcontract costs to ensure that the project meets and / or exceeds targets
  • Ensure material wastage reconciliations are completed and the data used for cost reduction
  • Monitor resources and costs to ensure that the project meets and / or exceeds targets, including but not limited to the scheduling of labour resources
  • Review plant and equipment schedules to ensure efficiency of use
  • Ensure that materials and off site services are procured in an efficient manner with capable organisations in accordance with the procurement policy and procedures and ensure appropriate records are kept
  • Prepare the basis of the project procurement schedule and ensure the team contribute and complete their relevant sections. Carry out subcontract procurement in accordance with the procurement timetable, in accordance with the procurement policy
  • Prepare the basis of work package contents sheets and ensure the project team contribute and complete their relevant sections. Carry out gap analysis between packages to ensure full and complete subcontract procurement takes place
  • Prepare subcontract invitations to tender and evaluate tender returns (time, cost, quality and SHE) and make recommendations to appoint and place subcontracts, all in accordance with the procurement process
  • Work with supply chain to promote and measure continuous improvement in terms of cost, quality and learning of all parties
  • Maximise cash flow through timely preparation of valuations, submission of invoices and receipt of payment
  • Manage prompt preparation and settlement of final accounts, including variations, claims and disputes

CSCS: QS Card required
Qualifications: BSc Quantity Surveying or equivalent desired
Professional Membership:RICS or IOB memberships desired
Relevant Experience: Ideally experience working as a Commercial Lead on £10+ Scheme

Linsco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Posted 11 days ago

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