Senior Quantity Surveyor

Welwyn Garden City
£45000 - £55000/annum Benefits
18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
ACR have registered a fantastic opportunity to join a globally operating consultancy from their base in Hertfordshire to strengthen their Quantity Surveying team.

The successful candidate will manage and be accountable for the commercial and contractual performance of a number of interesting projects, for multiple clients across a variety of sectors including Residential, Industrial and Retail.


* To support business objectives of delivering value for money in all circumstances
* To carry out assigned duties efficiently and in accordance with processes and procedures
* Comply with established commercial/procurement/ contractual strategies
* Take personal responsibility for complying with Environmental, Health, Safety, Security and Quality Standards
* Individually or as part of a team operate processes for the selection, appointment and management of construction and engineering contractors
* Preparation of indicative cost budgets and appraisals
* Preparation of elemental cost plans
* Provide advice and opinion in respect of our client development plans and expectations
* Value engineering studies
* Providing advice on procurement strategy
* Assembling and seeking agreement to long and short tender lists
* Preparing and issuing tender documents
* Running a competitive tender process including managing queries from tendering contractors
* Managing and contributing to structured and documented tender evaluations
* Preparation of Contract Recommendation Reports
* Preparation of contract documents
* Complaint tenders
* Scrutinising and verifying applications for interim payments
* Preparing certificates
* Managing change control in accordance with contracts
* Producing cost reports and cost forecasting
* Assisting Project Managers in preparing Early Warnings, Instructions and Compensation Events
* Attending progress meetings
* Promoting commercial awareness throughout project
* Supporting formal dispute resolution process and contract close out strategy as required
* Advising and liaising with internal project and cost control team
* Developing Commercial Strategies
* Developing Acquisition Strategies

Skills & Requirements:

* Preferably degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar technical discipline
* Strong technical delivery experience
* MRICS or membership of other relevant professional body
* Ability to successfully manage complex projects in a proactive and diligent manner
* Strong Feasibility and cost planning experience
* Experience of providing procurement advice, tender documentation and post contract services
* Client facing, ensuring a high standard of technical delivery
* Able to build long-term relationships
* Previously employed by a consultancy or end user client
* Stakeholder management with a clear focus on developing client accounts
* A track record of working with teams and managing projects by prioritising workloads and delivering deadlines
* A team player, outgoing, flexible, enthusiastic and ambitious

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with the correct experience, for further information please contact Francisco on (Apply online only) or apply with a CV below