Managing Quantity Surveyor

Location Nottingham, United Kingdom
Category Civil Engineering
Job Type Permanent
Salary £60,000 - £70,000 + Car or Allowance + Package


Managing Quantity Surveyor
Up to £70,000 + Package, depending on skills and experience

We are currently recruiting for a Managing Quantity Surveyor to join the senior management team within a well-established and well-known civil engineering main contractor. Consideration may be given to an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor who can demonstrate performing a similar role right now, but perhaps is not really getting the recognition.

The successful post-holder will be responsible for managing the commercial delivery of the wider civils projects in and around the North and East Midlands, values ranging from £3m - £30m. You will report to the Commercial Director and your reporting team will consist of up to 6 Surveyors at any one time.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and develop the commercial team, ensuring workload is covered effectively and to ensure compliance and processes are being followed
  • Ensure that accurate and timely monthly Cost & Value Reports are completed
  • Ensure that commercial and administrative systems, budgets and cost control procedures are utilised
  • Maximise cash flow through the control, measurement and valuation of work, and the invoicing of customers and payment of suppliers
  • Produce/ compile accurate forecasts/ budget information and produce accurate reports to client, maintaining and improving client relations as well as ensuring full entitlement under the contract is achieved
  • Ensure contract commercial deliverables and timescales are met
  • Assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks
  • Responsible for ensuring works are valued, including any variation thereto, in accordance with the contract and analysis to determine the project True Value.
Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Holds the relevant qualifications (e.g. Degree in Quantity Surveying)
  • Commercial experience within civil engineering infrastructure
  • Previous experience within a similar role
  • Experience of leading and managing a commercial team
  • Experience of identifying and managing commercial risks and opportunities
  • Excellent communicator (written and verbally with clients, colleagues and the wider public)
  • Thorough knowledge of NEC3
If you genuinely feel you are well suited to this MQS role and you can demonstrate you are currently operating successfully within a similar role then we'd be delighted to here from you. Apply here with your current and up to date CV and contact us at our Intersect Global Midlands office.