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Highways Quantity Surveyor

Posted on Jul 11, 2019 by CV-Library

Hampshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£300 - £350 Hourly
What we need:

Carrington West are looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor to support our client, a highways authority based in Hampshire. The successful post-holder will be responsible for assisting with the control of costs, maximising value, minimising future liabilities and maintaining the required standard of quality and safety on a range of Highways contracts.

What you will be responsible for:

Manage the commercial resources (finance) of the assigned project (or section) to maximise planned savings through the placement and control of contracts and subcontracts

Provide commercial expertise to contracts, to include the production and submission of valuations, claims, budget monitoring, and contract/workstream performance data

Assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks and implement the companies' policies for risk management

Support the authorisation and submission of project variations. To authorise the placement of contracts, subcontracts, material and plant orders

Maximise cash flow through the control, measurement (including quality) and valuation of work, and the invoicing of customers and payment of suppliers

Value work executed by sub-contractors and certify interim and final payments.

Implement all of the companies policies including those for SHE and risk management

What you will need to succeed:

Holds the relevant qualifications (Degree or HNC in Quantity Surveying desirable)

NEC3 Contract experiecne is essential

Experience within a similar role

Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office in particular Excel

Excellent Communication skills both written and verbally

Must be an excellent organiser with proven time management skillsWhat to do now:

If you are interested I this job and match the criteria above, please send us your application today.


If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for jobs very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current job for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Parking professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Matt at Carrington West on (phone number removed) for more information.

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