Senior Quantity Surveyor – Rail Projects

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Salary: £55,000 - £64,000 + pkg
Location: Central
Region: London

We are currently seeking a Senior Quantity Surveyor to work for a Tier 1 contractor on major civil rail projects up to the value of £100m. Projects include newly awarded £30m project for TFL as well as getting involved in a Multi-Functional Framework with Network Rail. This is an excellent opportunity for an established Senior Quantity Surveyor to further progress within their field.


Reporting to: Commercial Manager

Direct Reports: Various

Hours of work: Site Hours

Person Specification:


  • Minimum 5 years commercial experience with knowledge and appreciation of relevant sector.
  • Relevant Degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent.


  • 10 years commercial experience within relevant sector.


Key Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Lead and develop the efficient and effective management and issue of accurate, timely and contract compliant documentation.
  • Work closely with project management and engineering teams and liaise with Employers commercial team and client team.
  • Produce documentation / evidence to demonstrate KPI achievement.
  • Progress continuous development of the immediate team and own professional development.
  • Competent in the application of IT skills to commercial management and the production of project documentation.
  • Demonstrate and maintain commercial and technical knowledge and work closely with technical staff to develop appropriate techniques and solutions for the project.
  • Assist with preparation of periodic progress valuations and claims for work completed.
  • Produce monthly cost reports, forecasts, and contract budget reports.
  • Maintain effective, accurate cost control.
  • Ensure contractual and commercial risks and opportunities for realising efficiencies are identified to the Project and Commercial Managers.
  • Ensure risk registers and contingency are accurately maintained.
  • Review value management proposals.
  • Effective and consistent implementation of the contractors Commercial Policy and procedures.
  • Identify and provide appropriate, timely information to support change control process.
  • Manage subcontracts from initial placement of order to final account.
  • Prepare, review and complete sub-contract documentation.
  • Prepare and agree interim applications for payment.
  • Prepare and agree final accounts with subcontractor.
  • Maintain registers of variations, delay, extension times and claims.


If interested, please apply with a copy of your CV.

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