About the role
Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our Regional team to work in Crewe and Lichfield.
ROLE PURPOSE :
A Senior Quantity Surveyor is an experienced QS who has a track record in managing all costs relating to building and civil engineering projects, from the initial calculations to the final figures.
Seek to minimise the costs of a project and enhance value for money, while still achieving the required standards and quality.
Typically will be a Chartered Member of the RICS, ICES or CIOB.
Experience of managing a small team of less experienced commercial staff as well as mentoring others on their journey to becoming professionally qualified.
What you'll be doing
As a Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will have the following accountabilities :
Analytical Thinking & Decision Making
Orders information and systematically checks data;
Prepares Activity Schedules, Resource Schedules & analyses tender documents;
Critically appraises, estimates and negotiates the above with 3rd parties
Reviews complex contract programmes such as Time-Location;
Assists with the preparation of delay and disruption programmes;
Monitors subcontract activities, measure and respond appropriately;
Analyses the commercial progress and report to senior project staff;
Undertakes constructability analyses using construction programmes;
Prepares procurement programme and helps develop the strategy;
Analyses rates & prices, agreement of variations and or compensation events;
Prepares, submits and negotiates claims;
Prepares Internal reports, commercial progress and financial reconciliation;
Development, Recruitment and Retention
Maintains own Personal Development Plan;
Actively supports the development of others;
Produces plans for team to achieve goals / aspirations;
Supports recruitment of lower grades
Who we're looking for
You will have the following qualities and experience :
BSc or MSc in Quantity Surveying or experience equivalent;
Membership of RICS, ICES or CIOB (or working towards);
The following qualities / experience are desirable :
Teamwork / Role Model;
Achievement Focus (Achieving Results);
Business and Customer Awareness;
Applies organisational aims & objectives;
Identifies with the customer needs;
Recognises opportunities & threats.
Why work for us
Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.