Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Job Reference: 5791-
  • Date Posted: 11 November 2020
  • Employer: Morrison Utility Services
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive plus benefits
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: 2 Weeks
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Morrison Utility Services is currently looking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor to work on our Thames Water Capital Delivery Framework covering the South London region.

As Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will be part the Commercial Team and will be responsible for managing and mentoring Quantity Surveyors and Graduates in carrying out the administration of the commercial and financial aspects of the Capital Delivery Frameworks in the Region. The role will involve working closely with the delivery team delivering bot clean and waste infrastructure projects.  

As the Senior Quantity Surveyor your duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Carrying out the day to day administration of the commercial and financial aspects of projects.
  • Close liaison with the Project Management Team(s)
  • Preparing Cost and Value reporting
  • Preparing commercial performance reports
  • Manage procurement including labour, plant, materials and subcontract
  • Demand forecasting
  • VOWD forecasting
  • Cost control
  • Cash collection
  • Subcontract management and liaison

Skills and Knowledge Requirements

  • Experience in the water and waste industry is preferable
  • Effective communication and excellent negotiation skills
  • Able to react to constant changing workloads
  • Good organisational skills
  • A commercially and contractually astute individual that takes ownership of their own teams’ performance
  • A proactive person with a disposition to take action pre-emptively to manage risk and opportunity
  • A person with an eye for detail who can challenge and help build target costs
  • Results driven, capable of working on own initiative and just as importantly supporting the wider team
  • Able to converse professionally at all levels from subcontractors through to the end client
  • Self-motivated and driven
  • Ability to learn and master client specific software
  • Ability to deal with large amounts of data accurately and efficiently
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Preferably degree qualified in a related area, such as Quantity Surveying

What’s in it for you?

  • 25 days' annual leave plus 8 days' bank holiday
  • Annual bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance

 


About The Company

 

 

Morrison Utility Services is the UK’s largest provider of essential infrastructure services through long-term framework agreements to the electricity, water and gas sectors across the UK & Ireland.  Our workforce operates 24/7, in local communities to keep people connected, households and businesses warm, taps flowing and the lights on.

We aim to be the employer of choice in the Utility Services sector.  Our continued growth and success is creating opportunities for fulfilling and rewarding roles, making the best use of our people’s skills and expertise.  We want our people to have a positive impact on customers, communities and our clients every day.  We invest in training our people, developing leadership capabilities to create ambassadors not just employees.  Through strong leadership, teamwork and mutual support we want our business to thrive on a happy, healthy and, most importantly, safe workforce.

 

M Group Services values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  We are committed to equal opportunities.