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Senior Quantity Surveyor (Rail)

  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary From: £Negotiable
  • Job Reference: 1705-35

A leading Main Contractor are looking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join them at their regional office in Birmingham working on a major rail infrastructure project.

You will be joining a busy sociable QS/Estimating team and the hours of work are 8.30am-5.30pm, Monday–Friday
The key responsibilities for this role will include;


  • Assist with the commercial management of the supply of materials for the project.

  • Provide contractual & commercial support to Project Managers and Engineering.

  • Responsible for the work package cost management, including forecasting, budget management and control.

  • Monitor and actively manage and mitigate work package risks.

  • Provides Input to internal and external commercial reports as required by the Commercial Delivery Strategy.

  • Ensure processes and document control complies with the appropriate Company standards.

  • Establish and maintain interfaces with key internal stakeholders. e.g. finance, project management, engineering, sub-contractors, suppliers and the client.

  • Responsible for maintaining auditable records for responsible work packages in accordance with contractual requirements.


Candidates should have the following skills/experience;

  • Minimum 3 years Quantity Surveyor/Contracts Administrator experience gained from working within a contractor side project environment.

  • Experience ideally gained in a rail environment.

  • Degree qualified or equivalent and hold or working towards professional qualification (RICS, IACCM or similar).

  • Strong track record in a contracting project environment.

  • Ability to estimate change/variations using various methods.

  • Able to forecast cost and measure cost of work complete.

  • Strong negotiation skills.

  • Good contractual knowledge and experience.

  • Must be able to communicate at all levels.


Please contact Ed to arrange a confidential discussion about the position ekb@advance-trs.com



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