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Senior Quantity Surveyor & QS – Utilities

A leading regulated infrastructure contractor is looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor and Quantity Surveyor to develop commercial and procurement strategies across a portfolio of  regional utility projects and frameworks, you will:


Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Developing commercial and procurement strategies across a portfolio of regional utility capital projects.
  • Lead the post contract management of variations and claims from main contractors and subcontractors.
  • Lead the precontract governance, design, tender and award stages of new projects.
  • Negotiate and manage subcontract agreements.
  • Maintain and maximise the profitability of assigned projects.
  • Manage subcontractor payments and reporting.

Quantity Surveyor

  • Responsible for a portfolio of capex projects across the north.
  • Assist pre contract teams with cost estimates for new regional projects and frameworks.
  • Assist post contract commercial management for live regional projects and frameworks.
  • Assist the negotiating, appointment and management of subcontractors.
  • Assist the negotiation of change events, extension of time claims and preparation of final accounts.
  • Assist with subcontractor payments and reporting.

Project / Category Details

The SQS will manage 4 years of utilities diversion works for Network Rail across the Yorkshire region.

The QS will support the delivery of a utilities framework across the northern region.

Candidate Requirements

For the Senior Quantity Surveyor role, our client is looking for an Senior Quantity Surveyor or a very experienced QS looking for progression.

For the Quantity Surveyor role, our client is looking for an intermediate Quantity Surveyor or an Assistant QS who has experience of managing their own projects and is looking for progression.

Ideally you will have strong utilities (power, gas, water) project experience for a leading contractor, subcontractor or cost consultancy, however our client is also happy to see candidates with rail, highways, oil & gas or renewables project experience.

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