Contracts Quantity Surveyor

Location: Dartford

Due to increased workload, we are now recruiting for a Contract Quantity Surveyor to join our Highways Division who have substantial experience in delivering works on a strategic network for Connect Plus M25 framework.

Key Responsibilities

Ensure regional staff comply with commercial procedures and contractual requirements.
Guide and advise regional staff on contractual and financial issues affecting the commercial aspect of the region.
Recruitment, management and development of regional staff, identifying training where necessary.
Identifying potential risks and evaluate options for control
Review and authorise certification for contract payments to sub-contractors.
Management of regional staff to ensure contract variations are identified and maximise recovery.
Management or regional staff to facilitate timely applications for payment and prompt final account settlements.
Notify the Board of Directors of major financial and commercial problems or disputes.
Prepare documentation for dispute resolution when required.
Be able to demonstrate knowledge of working as a Contract or Senior Quantity Surveyor on a broad range of Civil Engineering projects including highways, infrastructure and structures.

Equal Opportunities

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

We also place high importance on our inclusive recruitment policy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process.

Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance on 01473 238300.

Skills Required

Be proficient in all aspects of the NEC form of contracts.
We are looking for an excellent communicator who will also need to demonstrate excellent people management skills.
Ambitious individual with great communication skills, who is confident with a flexible approach.
Demonstrate innovative approaches to problem solving and the ability to negotiate across the various levels of any construction environment.
Handle the financial and mathematical demands of the role by possessing impressive numeracy and IT skills.

Benefits Package

Life assurance cover (4x annual salary)
Company car or car allowance
Company pension scheme (we match up to 6%)
25 days holiday plus bank holidays (with an option of buying more holiday)
Extensive training programmes
Cycle-to-work scheme
Employee Benefits Platform & Employee Assistance Programme
Company social calendar including regular fun days and a broad range of charity events
A supportive business that genuinely wants to help you progress in your career
'The Great Escape' - leaving work early every Friday!


Please send us your CV and a covering letter

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within two weeks please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.