Senior Quantity Surveyor

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Senior Quantity Surveyor
West Berkshire
Interim Position

Anticipated 18 months

Posted: 8th February 2024 14:37
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  • Anticipated 18 months

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QAD 1655/0802

Role: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Contract Length: Anticipated 18 months

Location: Hybrid – West Berkshire

Pay Rate: Competitive Market Rate

This role will sponsor SC Clearance, candidates must be willing to undergo SC Clearance


As a Senior Quantity Surveyor, responsibilities include developing intricate contract cost models for significant projects, ensuring compliance with project requirements, schedules, and budgets.

Key accountabilities:

  • Support the project team in developing project procurement strategies and tender documentation.
  • Maintain records and manage changes in accordance with contractual governance procedures.
  • Manage the contractor incentive model, recommending pain/gain share and providing performance feedback.
  • Support assessment and settlement of contractor claims throughout contracts.
  • Agree on final accounts with the contractor and internal stakeholders, issuing the final certificate for payment.
  • Provide subject matter expert advice and guidance to the Project Team and Supply Chain.
  • Support formal dispute resolution and contract closeout strategy.
  • Assist in the preparation of specifications, including the scope of works.
  • Support the development of business cases and feasibility studies during project initiation.
  • Provide input into investment peer reviews, including budget forecasting, spend, and change controls.
  • Support change initiatives, champion best practices, and ensure adherence to Supply Chain processes, tools, and systems.



  • Major Project experience
  • Procurement Strategies and Tender Documentation
  • Experience in developing project procurement strategies and tender documentation.
  • Cost Reconciliation
  • Expertise in cost reconciliation processes.
  • Cost Control:
  • Strong proficiency in cost control measures.
  • Construction infrastructure background

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Security Clearance: SC highly desirable; candidates with active SC clearance will be fast-tracked.

Please send your CV directly to [email protected]

If you consider yourself to have a disability or if you are a veteran, and you meet the essential criteria for the role, you will be put forward for the ‘Guaranteed Interview’ scheme whereby you will have the opportunity to discuss this role and your suitability with a member of the Sourcing team.

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the equivalent PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information.


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  1. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  2. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  3. Qualifications and experience relevant to the job role – please give full details within your CV document


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Senior Quantity Surveyor
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