Senior Quantity Surveyor

Norwich, East Anglia
08 Nov 2021
08 Dec 2021
Full Time
Contract Type


Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Norwich

*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 Infrastructure industry with a vision to be a market leader across all of the sectors in which we operate?

Morgan Sindall provides national infrastructure services to private and public sector customers across a comprehensive range of markets. While we are best known as engineering experts, working in sectors as diverse as nuclear, rail, water, energy, highways, and aviation, our UK wide business provides a wealth of different support function roles within human resources, commercial, IT, innovation, design, work winning / business development, safety, health, environment and quality (SHEQ), communications, procurement, and finance.

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. We are a community of diverse individuals with shared goals and a strong, supportive, and inclusive culture. Collectively, our people play an invaluable role in shaping the UK’s infrastructure and contributing to our long-term sustainable growth.

We are looking for people to join our team who not only have relevant qualifications and skills, but who understand and value our culture of pride and connection.

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   

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.

The applicant will have previous commercial experience in a main contracting environment, ideally within the Highways sector.

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 the project:

Morgan Sindall Infrastructure has secured a place on Highways England’s Concrete Roads Programme - Reconstruction Works Framework.

Over the next five years, Highways England will work with leading engineering and construction companies Morgan Sindall Infrastructure, John Sisk & Son, VolkerFitzpatrick, Colas Ltd, Dyer & Butler and Tarmac on a long-term programme to repair or replace the concrete surface of motorways or major A roads in England.

Morgan Sindall Infrastructure is one of two companies to have been appointed to the £218 million Reconstruction Works Framework. It is a design and build arrangement to demolish existing concrete road surfaces that are in poor condition and replace with a new smoother surface.

With projects directly allocated within the framework it is expected that Morgan Sindall Infrastructure will deliver circa £130 million of work over the four-year period, which commences in March 2021. 


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.