Senior Quantity Surveyor - Flexible Working Available

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 May 2019
Closes
08 Jun 2019
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Morgan Sindall has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies.*

About us:

Would you like to work for one of the most successful and secure companies within the UK Construction and Infrastructure industry with a vision to be a market leader across all of the sectors in which we operate?

Morgan Sindall provides national construction and infrastructure services to private and public sector customers across a comprehensive range of markets. We aim to create great results for our customers, partners, ourselves, and our employees.

With talented people as the key to our success we operate a culture whereby personal and professional development are at the forefront of our efforts to attract and retain the best people in the industry.

Opportunity:

We have a fantastic opportunity within our Rail & Electrification Business Unit for an ambitious and talented Senior Quantity Surveyor to work across our London based projects.

The Senior Quantity Surveyor provide commercial expertise to aid with the delivery of the contracted work by taking the commercial lead in a geographical focused team. The provision of accurate and timely commercial reports and advice to the to the management team whilst ensuring the contract achieves the appropriate commercial targets.

Ideally this role would suit an ambitious, driven individual whom embraces the challenge of working within a high performing team. Experience of a Civils background is essential for this role.

Read more about our Rail work here - https://construction.morgansindall.com/rail

The Person:

  • BSc in Quantity Surveying (or other equivalent commercially related discipline)
  • CSCS compliance
  • Working towards professional membership of an appropriate organisation (for example, RICS/CIOB)
  • Detailed knowledge of company management systems including; Commercial and financial (Commercial Manager / COINS / Sphere)
  • Procurement
  • Risk management
  • Personnel management
  • Commercial and contractual knowledge, in various forms of contract
  • A working knowledge of current legislation
  • Proven experience of managing quantity surveyors on a large contract
  • Negotiation and settlement of disputes and accounts relating both to customers and suppliers
  • People management experience, such as managing performance, development and disciplinary procedures
  • Experience working with a variety of schedule of rates contracts

About our Rail & Electrification Team 

Our customers benefit from the multi-disciplined service we offer in the high speed and underground rail sectors with expertise covering electrification and civil engineering as well as building capabilities including structures, lineside infrastructure, station enhancements and new build.

Our team consists of more than 275 staff - including safety critical staff certified up to engineering supervisor competence level. We work across the UK and Scotland with offices in London, Ware, Rugby, Stoke and Glasgow.

We are a leading provider of construction and isolation services to the rail industry, offering design and build 25kv overhead line and light rail electrification systems, complemented by our own fleet of specialist rail plant.

 

Our Electrification team provides services across the UK, with a base in Ware, Hertfordshire supported by a specialist electrification training centre and plant depot at Swynnerton, Staffordshire, and Scotland depot at Larkhall, South Lanarkshire.

 

Our expertise is focused not only on effective project delivery but also on minimising railway user and environmental disruption through innovative working practices.  These include ‘live launch’ bridge construction - where bridges are installed while railways beneath remain operational and ‘offline’ construction and modularisation techniques within stations.

Morgan Sindall is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation.  We are also an Investors in People company.

 

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

We can potentially consider certain types of flexible working in this role for the right candidate, subject to meeting business needs.

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