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Managing Quantity Surveyor

St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Job Type
6 Oct 2020
Key Responsibilities:


* Ensure robust, accurate and timely cost and value reporting at both project and business unit level

* Ensure accurate cash flow reporting takes place

* Carry out cost management including forecasting

* Update the monthly CVR, cost and commercial plans and have accountability, along with the project team for the commercial performance and strategy


* Help ensure that commercial processes are adhered to across the business unit

* Actively seek to improve processes and procedures

* Have a good understanding of the processes and procedures used by any JV/Alliance that we are working within, and assist in their development and improvement

External relationships

* Ensure that any main contracts entered into have terms and conditions that are appropriate for Barhale, with commercial risks identified

* Ensure that the supply chain are engaged appropriately with the correct contract terms and conditions

* Ensure that good client relationships are fostered

* Be responsible for subcontract letting, negotiation and financial accounting

Internal relationships

* Effectively assist in managing the commercial team, including cost clerks and commercial support staff

* Ensure effective interaction between the commercial team and the operational site teams

* Supervise and mentor Quantity Surveyors

Key measures & targets:

* Accurate monthly forecasting

* Ability to challenge resources and costs

* Maintaining deadlines in line with monthly commercial calendar


* HND/degree in Quantity Surveying, or equivalent

* Previous experience of the civil engineering industry

* Familiarity with ICE/NEC forms of contract and knowledge of current Construction Law

* Extensive experience in commercial management and procurement of subcontractors, including chairing regular meetings, measurement and control cycle, certificates and accruals calculations

* Ability to demonstrate a good knowledge of monthly reporting and earned value analysis

* Excellent team player whilst also holding the ability to work independently on own initiative

* Excellent time management skills, with ability to work to tight deadlines.

* Ability to encourage and support junior members of the Commercial Team
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  • Job Reference: 179573618-2
  • Date Posted: 6 October 2020
  • Recruiter: Barhale
  • Location: St. Albans, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent