Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Vertical Recruitment
Company: Vertical Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + Car allowance, flexible working + benefits
Location: Manchester
Contact Name: James Adamson
Telephone: 01616694716
  • Anywhere

An award-winning Cost & Project Management Consultancy are seeking a Senior Quantity Surveyor to deliver a major Smart Motorway NEC3/4 project on behalf of Highways England

The Senior Quantity Surveyor Role:

  • Estimating and Cost Plans
  • Cost and budget management
  • Payment & expenditure management
  • Contract administration
  • General commercial guidance and support as required
  • Assist the P&C Manager and Project Manager in compiling documentation
  • Compiles, negotiate and award Call Off Contracts in accordance with terms and provisions of Agreements. Managing the interface with suppliers/contractors and internal stakeholders to ensure value for money and appropriate commercial controls are embedded in all contracts
  • Deliver all project(s)/contract(s) within own area of responsibility and approved budget authorisations
  • Manage all post contract commercial matters including negotiating/agreeing compensation events and ensure that the core principles of the Commercial Manual are being implemented


  • RICS accredited Quantity Surveying degree
  • Significant technical knowledge relating to Highways / Infrastructure – at least 10 years’
  • Significant consulting experience – at least 5-10 years in industry (post-graduate)
  • Preferably chartered and appropriate professional qualifications related to their discipline of work
  • Experience of participating in high profile, major, complex projects on a day-to-day basis, responsible for delivering project critical outputs
  • Sound public sector knowledge and the issues affecting it
  • Ability to provide advice at a senior management level, bringing insight into specific project issues.

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