Senior Quantity Surveyor - Highways

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United Kingdom Brackley

  1. Contracts and Procurement
  2. Permanent
156139
Negotiable

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Shape the Future of High-Speed Rail as a Senior Highways QS!

About The Role

A leading joint venture delivering high-profile infrastructure projects seeks a dynamic Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their permanent staff in Brackley, UK. Specializing in highways, you'll play a key role in managing costs, contracts, and contributing to the success of this major high-speed rail project. This role offers a unique blend of pre- and post-contract work, providing a glamorous glimpse into the world of high-speed rail infrastructure.

Location: Brackley, UK

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the quantity surveying function for highways within a major high-speed rail construction project.
  • Prepare tender pricing, risk assessments, and participate in complex contract drafting and negotiations, particularly NEC forms of contract (options A, B, and C). This may involve pre-contract work for future phases.
  • Manage cost and value reconciliations, bottom-up and end-life cost reporting, and cash flow for assigned highways elements.
  • Oversee contract administration for highways, ensuring meticulous data reporting and record keeping.
  • Manage subcontractor accounts and payments for highways, resolving disputes as they arise.
  • Provide commercial insights and contribute to project performance discussions, focusing on highways.
  • Build strong relationships with clients, internal teams, and external stakeholders.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying or a similar qualification.
  • Extensive experience as a Senior Quantity Surveyor, ideally within the civil engineering or highways sector.
  • In-depth knowledge and proven experience working with NEC forms of contract.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a team or work stream effectively.
  • Strong understanding of cost and time management principles in complex civil engineering projects.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills for successful collaboration.
  • A proactive, results-oriented approach with a keen eye for detail.

Essential Requirements:

  • Strong highways background with a proven track record in major infrastructure projects.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team within a fast-paced environment.
  • Enthusiasm for innovation and a passion for contributing to a high-profile project.
  • Commitment to health, safety, and environmental best practices.

About The Company

This is a well-established and respected joint venture comprised of leading international civil engineering and construction companies. They have a proven track record of delivering major infrastructure projects across Europe. The current project involves constructing an 80km section of a high-speed railway line, including viaducts, tunnels, road diversions, and overbridges.

They are committed to:

  • Creating a collaborative, enthusiastic, and forward-thinking work environment.
  • Diversity and inclusion, welcoming applicants from all backgrounds.
  • Offering competitive salaries and benefits packages.
  • Making reasonable adjustments to support employees.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, nationality, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity and expression.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by governing law.

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