Quantity Surveyor

  • Job Reference: R10572
  • Date Posted: 12 February 2021
  • Employer: Anglian Water
  • Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £43,000 to £53,000
  • Sector: Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Quantity Surveyor

Location Peterborough

Salary £43,000 - £53,000 (Based on 45 hour per week) + Car Allowance

Permanent Full time

Do you have experience as a QS?

Have you worked in a Construction or Commercial environment?

Are you working towards or hold a Quantity Surveying Qualification?

We are looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor to join our WRN Alliance, if you can answer yes to the above then we could have the role for you!

Working centrally reporting to the Alliance Commercial Lead as part of the Commercial Team

you will provide central commercial support and analysis for an embedded alliance contract and

be responsible for the following:

  • Supporting the central commercial management and self-assurance of the embedded

  • alliance;

  • Supporting other areas across the embedded alliance where appropriate in providing

  • commercial support including analysis and insights to current and forecast commercial

  • performance;

  • Creating the provision of transparent, accurate and timely commercial reporting,

  • working closely with wider WR Performance team including the Systems and Reporting

  • team;

  • Constantly strive to develop knowledge and learn best commercial management

  • practices;

  • Identification and delivery of commercial process efficiencies;

  • Support the identification and management of financial and commercial risk using risk

  • and opportunity management tools;

  • Fostering close working relationships with all key stakeholders including the wider

  • Commercial Team, programme delivery, operational teams and contract management;

  • Engendering a culture of a commercial mindset and challenge;

  • Assisting with the controlling of costs, maximising value and minimising future liabilities;

  • Analysis and insight generation of job cost allocation across the alliance;

  • Presentation of data and reports at relevant meetings and to stakeholders.

What does it take to be a Quantity Surveyor?

  • Ability to plan, prioritise and organise workload so that targets and deadlines are met to ensure efficient and effective support to all teams.

  • Good understanding of NEC3 forms of contract

  • Awareness of relevant construction and contract law

  • Full UK driving licence

  • Excellent data analysis and reporting skills

  • Demonstrate proactive and flexible approach to managing changing team priorities.

  • Ability to adapt communication style (both written and verbal) to suit a wide range of internal and external stakeholders

  • Excellent understanding of all Microsoft packages, ability to manipulate and present data / information in clear, concise and most appropriate way

  • Ability to share best practice and work with other commercial colleagues to identify continuous improvement opportunities

  • Must have commercial acumen

What benefits do we offer?

Being a successful water company doesn't come easy! Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all of the great work that they do. Some of our benefits include:

  • Bonus scheme

  • Private health care

  • Competitive pension scheme

  • 26 days annual leave rising with length of service

  • Flexible benefits to support your wellbeing

  • Flexible working (dependent on your role)

  • Plus lots more!

To create a fairer, less hierarchical organisation that is not driven by grades and seniority but values the expertise and skills that our Employees bring, Anglian Water has introduced a new role framework. This role is considered a Subject Matter Expert on this internal role framework.

Closing date: 28/02/2021

Interviews: TBC