Managing Quantity Surveyor

Position: Managing Quantity Surveyor

Location: Berkshire

Salary Guide: £70,000 – £80,000 (DOE) Plus Car Allowance and Excellent Benefits

Our client is a Tier 1 D&B Contractor operating predominately in the water industry, who are delivering a number of water and wastewater non-infrastructure projects for Thames Water and they are recruiting for Managing Quantity Surveyor for these exciting projects throughout Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire.

The key purpose of this role is to ensure the successful financial delivery of multiple challenging civil engineering projects on a 5-year water focused Framework, from pre. contract award through to post completion, as a key member of a successful management team, protecting the exposure of the Company to financial risks.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Management of commercial project delivery by a team comprising varying levels of Quantity Surveyors ensuring adherence to the commercial procedures and governance of the Business
  • Management and collation of data for input into various internal and external framework level reporting requirements
  • Ensure projects deliver to minimum margin expectations through cost control and value management
  • Review and management of monthly cost value reconciliation (CVR) reports
  • Review of monthly cost and value to complete forecasts for projects
  • Review and negotiation of final accounts (Main and subcontract)
  • Advising on procurement issues
  • Management of cost and risk
  • Provision of commercial and contractual support and advice to the framework senior leadership team
  • Input to customer care of all the stakeholders involved in the projects
  • Motivation of team members to gain their commitment and support ensuring their optimum input into the projects
  • Leading team development for the benefit of the individuals and the company including the undertaking of annual and interim PDR’s
  • Development of supply chain relationships with suppliers and sub-contractors for the benefit of projects and the Framework
  • Be a single point of contact for strategic suppliers
  • Input to business continuity processes

Key Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Qualification at degree level (or equivalent qualification)
  • Comprehensive experience in a similar position with a medium to major size Civil Engineering Contractor
  • Relevant experience on challenging and diverse projects with major clients e.g. Water Companies, Highways England and Local Authorities
  • Strong commercial/contractual knowledge
  • Experience working on a Framework or in a collaborative environment;
  • Valid CSCS card
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint and COINS (or equivalent)


  • Further professional qualification or membership
  • Experience using the IChemE form of Main Contract
  • Experience in the water sector

Job Information

Job Reference: 886992_1645611895
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Locations: South East,South West
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Commercial

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