Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kent, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J904100_1578415356
Contact Name: Anna Trojak
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 07, 2020 16:42

Job Description

Key responsibilities/outcomes:

  • Works closely with the CTO and Supply chain in developing the appropriate commercial / contractual strategies.
  • Carries out assessments of overall commercial and contractual health and supplier resourcing capability for the Energy Generation projects portfolio.
  • Delivery of the procurement of consultant, supply chain and contracting services relating to the Energy Generation portfolio.
  • Liaising with Energy Generation Supply Chain to ensure that corporate Supply Chain strategy, policy and procedures are implemented by projects.
  • Supporting the Project Manager in the process of challenge / validation of estimates and development of the business cases for various project "gateway" sanctions.
  • Ensure effective project governance procedures are in place, in particular record keeping, contract administration/correspondence and change management and is responsible to the Project Manager/ Project Portfolio Manager for the effective management of the contract obligations/timescales/ processes.
  • Processes, reviews and recommends valuations for projects including verifying man hour returns, site costs, etc.
  • Carrying out audits (as required) on suppliers.
  • Advise on commercial correspondence with particular regard to correspondence concerning valuations/estimations of projects within the regional portfolio.
  • Attending commercial meetings (as required) and providing input on contractual / commercial issues.
  • Producing monthly reports to the Project Manager on project costs (incorporating a measure of cost from outset).
  • Final account closeout.
  • Assessment of any applicable contractual incentive mechanisms.


  • Knowledge, skills & experience.
  • Minimum of HNC/HND ideally in an Engineering discipline or relevant experience.
  • Working knowledge of relevant Health and Safety legislation and current CDM Regulations. Note: directed reading of INV/GN/009, BEG/SPEC/SHE/COP/008 and BEG/TRNG/SWB/603/0055/01 will be required to gain an insight into the application of CDM Regulations within the business.


  • Proven project and commercial management success.
  • An analytical bias with the ability to provide solutions to issues.
  • Well versed in modern commercial management techniques within complex, multi-functional organisations/ project environments.
  • Understanding of commercial, contractual and financial project drivers.
  • Understanding of commercial contracting strategies within an engineering environment.
  • Exhibits a strong awareness of the level of interaction required with the project team function to support the successful delivery of projects.
  • Good working contractual/legal knowledge.
  • An understanding of delivery techniques in regulated markets.

Other skills

  • Self-motivated with good interpersonal skills working in a team environment.
  • Good attention to detail with good time management skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentational skills.
  • Able to use initiative.
  • Ability to work flexibly within the demands of the project, where appropriate, while maintaining the procedural and quality requirements of the company.


  • Significant experience in a Quantity Surveying Environment.
  • Relevant commercial and procurement experience within a Multi Discipline construction organisation.
  • Experienced in major client and contracting organisations in appropriate industry sectors.

If you would like to discuss this position further, then please contact Anna on 0151 304 7034.

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