Senior Quantity Surveyor
Balfour Beatty
Newcastle upon Tyne, North East
4d ago

About the role

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a MEP SENIOR QUANTITY SURVEYOR to join our BB Kilpatrick team to work in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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.
  • They seek to minimise the costs of a project and enhance value for money, while still achieving the required standards and quality.

    Typically they will be a Chartered Member of the RICS, ICES or CIOB. They will have 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 MEP SENIOR QUANTITY SURVEYOR, you will have the following accountabilities :

  • Has a good knowledge of and adheres to the Companys GMCEs, BMS and other governance
  • Orders information and systematically checks data
  • Maximises digital opportunities
  • 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
  • Manages commercial aspects with Customer and Stakeholders for their area of responsibility
  • Undertakes constructability analyses using construction programmes
  • Prepares procurement programme and helps develop the strategy
  • Analyses rates & prices, agreement of variations and or compensation events
  • Undertakes customer and stakeholder management for their area of responsibility
  • Prepares, submits and negotiates claims
  • Prepares Internal reports, commercial progress and financial reconciliation
  • Maintains own Personal Development Plan
  • Manages HR / People aspects for direct and indirect reports (PDRs etc)
  • Actively supports the development of others incl professional mentoring
  • 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 :

  • Communication
  • Teamwork / Role Model
  • Leadership
  • 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.

    About us

    We deliver flexible civil engineering and construction services from regional hubs and UK-wide local delivery units, aligned to chosen sectors.

    Responsible for close to GBP2 billion of turnover annually, our teams deliver regional and national framework contracts, new builds, refurbishment and fit out across a number of core markets.

    We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

    Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering). Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture.

    We are a member of the workingmums.co.uk Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

    Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

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