Senior Quantity Surveyor

We have a fantastic opportunity for a highly organised and experienced Quantity Surveying Professional with a strong attention to detail to join our expanding team  based in Leeds.

The successful applicant will form part of a close knit, dynamic Commercial Team and you will be working with and supporting other project team members. You will have experience in maximising commercial value, influencing cost control, mitigating risk, and assisting with the delivery of all specific business outputs and targets.

So, if you are customer focused and have the drive and ambition to play a pivotal role within a forward looking and progressive energy systems business that has de-carbonisation at the heart of everything it does then we would love to hear from you today.

Key responsibilities:

  • Developing commercial and procurement strategies to deliver costs within budgets.
  • Drafting of complex contract arrangement and appropriate terms of engagement.
  • Building and maintaining working relationships with the supply chain and clients.
  • Complying with NGEN governance, policies, and procedures
  • Preparing budgets and forecasts and accurate financial reporting of performance.
  • Estimating costs of projects (civil, mechanical, electrical, and instrumentational)
  • Measuring of quantities and pricing of work as required.
  • Identifying commercial risks, opportunities, value engineering and change
  • Ensuring all financial aspects and impacts of a contract are clear to all stakeholders.
  • Preparing commercial reporting (internal and external) and other reports which may be required.
  • Managing projects in accordance with internal budgets
  • Challenging & managing cost control and providing cost mitigation measures where appropriate.
  • Undertaking contract administration, including change management and maintaining associated registers.
  • Negotiating and agreeing change events, extension of time claims and final accounts within the timescales required.
  • Assessing applications for payment in accordance with the contract and preparation of payment certificates.
  • Assisting with the negotiation and agreement of final accounts.
  • Undertaking monthly accruals and forecasting for the business.

Skills and experience required:

  • Minimum of 10 years Quantity Surveying or otherwise appropriate experience
  • Previous experience in either Gas, Utilities, Civil Engineering, M&E or Renewable Technology is preferable.
  • Must work well with others and form strong relationships within the team.
  • Commercially astute with good knowledge of all NEC Forms of Contract.
  • Excellent organisation and record keeping skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively within a team environment.
  • Strong communicator with confident in dealing with clients, project partners and stakeholders.
  • Ability to meet challenging deadlines and prioritise tasks efficiently.
  • Computer literate with strong skills in Microsoft Office Applications (Word/Excel/Outlook/PowerPoint)
  • Good communication skills including the ability to negotiate and communicate clearly with others.
  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of the role including occasional travel to other locations within the UK.
  • Self-motivated. Capable of working under minimal supervision and on own initiative.
  • Full UK driving License and right to work in the UK


£50,000 - £65,000
Up to 10% bonus
Car Allowance
40 hours per week, Mon-Fri
25 days annual leave
Stakeholder pension scheme
Flexible benefits
An array of fantastic family friendly policies

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