Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • County Durham
  • Salary: £60k - 70k per year + depending on experience

Resource Management Solutions

RMS are excited to be recruiting for a fantastic, new opportunity with an outstanding fabrication company based in the County Durham area. We are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join the client’s team on a permanent basis.

The role will be working Monday to Friday on Day Shift and you will be working with the Project Teams to evaluate, maintain and forecast accurate cost and value for designated elements of projects by means of measurement, estimation, calculation, administration, contract (and subcontract) interpretation and negotiation. 

Salary being offered is £60k – £70k per annum, depending on experience.

Main Duties & Responsibilities will include:

  • To review & assist in negotiating acceptable terms and conditions on enquiries to minimise contract risk and to ensure favourable payment terms, minimum bonding, and warranty requirements.
  • To identify, evaluate, process, and agree variations with client and subcontractors.
  • To compile and process applications for payment with clients and subcontractors.
  • Financial awareness of project costs and forecasting of costs through to completion & assist and monitor the contract review process.
  • Represent the company at relevant meetings/discussions both internally and externally.
  • Assist the Project Team to ensure the projects achieve (as a minimum) budgeted margins and manage project cash flow.
  • Ensure the Project Team realise all opportunities for contract growth through the exploitation of possible new scopes of work.
  • Ensure and maximise contract growth through the efficient cost management of the project and the variation to order process.
  • Ensure adherence to (wherever possible) and awareness of Company Policy and procedures.
  • To administer contractual correspondence with clients and subcontractors.
  • Always represent the Company in a professional manner.
  • Identify cost trends, potential savings, and commercial opportunities.
  • Ensure variations are administered in line with the contract.
  • Attend Bid Approval meetings at the pre-tender stage.

As an ideal candidate – you must have:

  • Bachelor or University degree, or comparable working level
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience, preferably in the offshore/construction industry
  • Strong affinity with both technical and commercial aspects
  • Contract/Legal knowledge.
  • Excellent negotiation and networking skills
  • Prepared to travel (if necessary, subject to reasonable notice and prior agreement)
  • Ability to switch between detailed reviews and strategic thinking.

If you are interested, please apply directly or contact Robert Colgrave on 01325 389333.

RMS is an equal opportunities employer and recruits and promotes employees based on suitability for the job. If you are not contacted within 7 days of the closing date, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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