Senior Quantity Surveyor - Teddington

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor - Teddington
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Twickenham, Middlesex
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: J891031_1494254888
Contact Name: Patrick Sarjeant
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 08, 2017 15:48

Job Description

Senior Quantity Surveyor:

Responsible for the overall day to day management of the commercial and surveying aspects of new build, refurbishment and design and build projects.


  • Manage/monitor/report on all commercial aspects of projects
  • Attend handover meeting to receive project from estimating dept.
  • Manage and produce/take off Bill of Quants (BoQ)
  • Produce cost control document using information from final agreed contract pricing documents
  • Participate in identifying areas of risk/scope and develop/monitor with the project team
  • Produce valuations/applications/claims in line with contract requirements
  • Identify and secure reimbursement of variations to the contracted scope of works
  • Maintain positive cash flow and maximise profitability on project
  • Develop and maintain accurate cost reporting/monitoring/forecasting for:
    • Building works
    • Engineering works
    • Preliminaries
    • Design cost/performance
    • Increased cost/market trends
    • Cash Flow
  • Produce monthly status report (CVR) including items listed above
  • Produce accurate internal cash flows for projects in line with published timetable
  • Produce accurate external cash flows for projects in line with contract requirements
  • Formulate a working relationship with all members of client team
  • In conjunction with project team, select/agree subcontractor & materials supplier enquiry list
  • Register and acknowledge receipt of all project enquiries from potential subcontractors and suppliers
  • Participate in procurement of subcontract works packages and any material/equipment 'supply only' packages
  • Review proposals with Designers and select/agree subcontractor enquiry list
  • Produce subcontract tender documentation for bidding process
  • Organise and chair subcontract/supplier clarification, negotiation and settlement meetings
  • Draft subcontracts.
  • Raise subcontracts/purchase orders to project schedule and ensure subcontract documents are executed
  • Provide support in respect to legal/contract issues associated with the project
  • Operate all commercial and contractual aspects of subcontract packages through to final account closure
  • Ensure payments to subcontractors are made within the framework of the Construction Act
  • Attend site meetings as necessary (internal, client and subcontractor meetings)
  • Flexibility to work within and understand M+W commercial Quality Procedures.
  • Control of Purchase Orders, incoming costs and invoices, registering etc.
  • Design Change Control, and Design team interface
  • Value Engineering
  • Assisting in establishing a client's requirements and undertaking feasibility studies
  • Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks
  • Allocating work to subcontractors within the WBS (Work Breakdown Structure).
  • Providing advice on contractual claims.
  • Understanding the implications of health and safety regulations.

The Person:

  • Strong track record in Process / Construction projects
  • Experience of package negotiation
  • Computer literate with working knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and logical skills
  • Able to work accurately with figures
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Willing to travel.

Highly Desirable:

  • BSc in Quantity Surveying or construction related subject
  • Post qualification construction experience with a main contractor
  • Chartered Membership of RICS or CIOB
  • Working knowledge of Powerpoint
  • Working knowledge of NEC 3
  • JCT forms of contact

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