Willmott Dixon

Senior Quantity Surveyor

21 Oct 2021
20 Nov 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

Willmott Dixon are currently looking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor to deliver a blue light project in Horsham. This role is with our London & south business who deliver projects across multiple sectors within south London, Surrey, Sussex and Kent.

The main role of a Senior Project Surveyor at Willmott Dixon is to provide commercial expertise and be responsible for the financial delivery of one or a number of projects including the management of relevant surveying staff to ensure that projects are procured and delivered within budget and to the highest quality whilst exceeding our customers' expectations.

You will accurately value, certify and issue any relevant payment notices for the subcontract works in accordance with the conditions of their subcontract. Ensure that external valuations are submitted in accordance with conditions of the main contract and that payments are received by the due date, taking full responsibility for the project's cash position. Complete CVC reports, ensuring they accurately reflect the current position on site and the final profit projection.

A Senior Project Surveyor will also play a part in managing, training and developing junior surveying staff. You will correctly identify and prepare contractual notices for all events and administer the main contract conditions accordingly. You will also promote strong teamwork between all disciplines within the business.

As a business we strive to build and establish excellent working relationships with our supply chain, consultants, and clients where appropriate, this will enable you to identify any potential disputes in a timely manner to your line manager and then implement effective resolutions. You will work closely with the project team and commercial manager to achieve or exceed budgeted targets for your project.

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Essential Criteria

  • A high level of organisation and achieving deadlines
  • Quantity surveying technical knowledge and understanding
  • Understanding of JCT forms of contract
  • Being able to manage and report on more than one project at a time
  • Providing feedback for new and effective systems and controls for the business
  • Positively reacting to change and assisting in its implementation in the business
  • A track record of successful procurement
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant computer software such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project
  • NEC contract experience would be desirable
  • Appropriate CSCS card

Desirable Criteria

  • Construction related degree
  • Membership or working towards MCIOB or RICS

What we offer

We reward our people generously with a competitive package that gives you flexible benefits to fit your lifestyle and priorities. This includes but is not limited to, an enhanced pension scheme, discounted or full private medical, life assurance, incentive bonus and a car scheme which will make us a market leader in sustainable company travel. Applicable roles will benefit from a motoring expenditure allowance (MEA) and everyone can access a new generation of low carbon and electric cars via the Willmott Dixon run car leasing scheme.

Additional Information

At Willmott Dixon we provide an inclusive and flexible working environment for people to thrive in and we are happy to support agile working in this role and you will be able to do a hybrid between site and homeworking.

We are a proud member of the Disability Confident Scheme.

About Us

With over 160 years of rich history, Willmott Dixon's purpose is beyond profit; delivering brilliant buildings, transforming lives, strengthening communities and enhancing the environment so our world is fit for future generations. Ensuring that we add lasting value to the neighbourhoods we work in; our values, people, innovation, partnerships and focus on sustainability has allowed us to build a successful and solid privately owned business where our people can thrive.

Construction is changing and we are at the forefront of that change. Pioneering new ways to build, innovating the way construction is viewed and establishing ourselves as one of the top employers in any industry. It truly is an amazing company in one of the most exciting industries with a vast array of professional career paths. Adding to that our numerous people awards, we understand everyone has a unique potential and ability to make a difference and succeed; if you want your skills developed and talent recognised, why not join our business!

Willmott Dixon was awarded 5th place in the Sunday Times Best Companies Top 100 (2020) to work for, the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2021 and is the first major contractor and developer to win a Queen's Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development.

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