Senior Quantity Surveyor - Flexible Working Available

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Jan 2020
Closes
20 Feb 2020
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

 

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 - https://construction.morgansindall.com/roads 

Opportunity: 

We have a fantastic opportunity within our Highways business unit for an ambitious and talented Senior Quantity Surveyor to work on the Old Street Roundabout project. 

The Senior Quantity Surveyor 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 to the management team whilst ensuring the contract achieves the appropriate commercial targets.

Previous experience within the Civil Engineering industry is required for this role, ideally within Highways projects.

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

The Project:

The Old Street roundabout project is the first contract led by TfL as part of their Civil Projects Framework.

The scheme will remove the existing one-way operation of the signalised Old Street roundabout to improve cycle and pedestrian facilities, reduce collisions and provide an enhanced urban realm.

The roundabout island will be removed to form a new peninsula style junction, similar to that recently constructed in 2016 at the Elephant & Castle junction in Southwark.

The works will entail major realignment of the carriageway and significant modifications to the subways and station entrances to facilitate the widened carriageways and segregated cycle lanes.

The new formed peninsula will provide an open pedestrianized area with additional seating and retail facilities

 

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