Senior Quantity Surveyor - Flexible Working Available

Harlow, Essex
04 Nov 2019
04 Dec 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Location: Harlow 

*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.

Read more about our Highways work here - 


We have a fantastic opportunity within our Highways business unit for an ambitious and talented Senior Quantity Surveyor within the Eastern Highways Framework. 

The successful candidate will be joining the existing team of passionate and dedicated Surveyors working together on this innovative project

We are looking for Senior Quantity Surveyors who have a wealth of NEC3 knowledge.

As a Senior Quantity Surveyor you will 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 management team whilst ensuring the contract achieves the appropriate commercial targets. 

We are looking for people who share our passion for the project at hand whilst also being able to work within a fun and hardworking team environment. 


As a Senior Quantity Surveyor you will:

  • Ensure the project and programme contract, cost, quality and time targets are met
  • Ensure prompt and regular submission of main contract payment applications
  • Supervise, mentor and encourage all subordinate staff in their personal professional development including PDP, welfare, safety competency and disciplinary matters
  • Build a close relationship with delivery manager to ensure the goals for the distribution area are fully met
  • Maintain and coordinate all commercial reports required for the successful commercial management of the contract 

Already experienced as a Senior Quantity Surveyor you will be educated to BSc in Quantity Surveying (or other equivalent commercially related discipline) and you will be working towards professional membership of an appropriate organisation (for example, RICS/CIOB). You will have a detailed knowledge of company management systems including; Commercial and financial (Commercial Manager /COINS/Sphere). You will also have proven experience of managing quantity surveyors on a large contract. 

About the project: 

The Eastern Highways Alliance (EHA) is a group of 11 local authorities in the east of England. Its aim is to support the EHA Members to achieve better quality highway, public realm and infrastructure schemes at lower cost by combining and sharing resources. The EHA Members have agreed that this is best achieved by implementation of best practice principles. They are looking for partners who support this vision with a streamlined supply chain as well as building the skills of EHF2’s supply chain to support delivery. 

The Framework is valued at £750 million over a four year period. The Framework started in April 2016 but had a slow start during 2016. Since the start of 2017 the pipeline of opportunities has grown and currently Contractors have visibility of approximately £450 million of Projects.

Morgan Sindall is the most successful Contractor on the framework having been awarded three projects with a combined project value of £22 million. A further £50 million over four Projects is currently being tendered (July 2017) and it is envisage that this level of tender opportunity will continue through 2018 and 2019.

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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