Quantity Surveyor

Job Purpose
To facilitate and coordinate effective corporate governance compliance, implementation and
monitoring in line with Group and Cavendish Nuclear requirements.
The Quantity Surveyor will work with key internal stakeholders, client and
suppliers/subcontractors to drive both strategic value and operational excellence through all
levels of the business.

Key Responsibilities
Provide commercial support and expertise to projects being responsible for a range of
commercial activities (bid governance, reviews, change management, compensation
event, contractual notices etc.)
Undertake internal compliance, liaising with the relevant Head of Commercial (HoC) / SQS
and customers as required
Support the CNL Project Managers with all commercial aspects on the project
Develop relationships with key stakeholders (internal and external) ensuring alignment of
objectives and mutual setting of goals
Good understanding of the head contract terms and conditions and how these flow down
to the Subcontract supply chain
Proactively ensures contract compliance exists and proposes and monitors correction
plans to ensure any non-compliance is eliminated
Supports the construction of and delivers a robust procurement project plan that delivers
the objectives of the project, ensuring the deadline and budget are met and that the
necessary communications and risk mitigations are in place
Management of commercial risk including effective management and mitigation of supply
chain risk to ensure that the Company’s commercial position is best protected referring to
SQS, HoC or (Senior) Project manager as the project dictates
Ensure disallowed costs are at an absolute minimum.
Utilise sourcing and tendering processes that meet and exceed project / programme
Ensure that work packages are well defined, procured on suitable terms and conditions,
with quantified risk
Manage the post contract commercial management of subcontracts during project
execution phases and mitigating the business exposure to subcontractor claims
Ensure contractual procedures and notices are followed and issued in a timely manner
Ensure all Supplier / Subcontractor compensation events / claims are adequately justified,
rationally explained and recorded to support potential head contract CE’s / variations and
sustain audit both externally and internally.
Settlement of Final Accounts with Sub-contractors
Review contracts and draft subcontract terms as required and appropriate
Check subcontractor invoices and certifying payments
Collect / record event details from site to establish variations / contract charges etc.
Review manufacturing list, liaising closely with Designers, Manufacturers and on site
Participate as a key project member Team to drive performance
Develop key external commercial customer relationships
Act as ‘champion’ for the communication and embedding commercial guidance and
expertise, initiatives, policies and procedures across the relevant project teams
Act as a role model, consultant and ‘commercial’ coach to the project teams to ensure
consistency of approach in commercial awareness, and developing and maintaining
positive relationships
Raise key commercial issues with higher management through both line management and
functional management lines - escalate resourcing/timeline risks constructively to
leadership and offers solutions

• Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in Building Services Quantity Surveying or have a
general degree in Quantity Surveying
• Relevant experience in a Quantity Surveying role
• Good understanding of day to day commercial administration in the Engineering and
Construction industries
• General commercial experience
• Evidence of delivering on accountabilities and driving the commercial agenda
• Experience in delivering to project commercial strategy, and to delivering on large and
complex contracts and bids
• Experience in supporting large-scale projects and complex change initiatives using
appropriate methodologies
• Experience in developing and sustaining positive working relationships including the
ability to understand and work in line with the customers commercial strategy
• People management experience and commercial consultancy expertise
• Excellent NEC3/4 skills
• Good communication and inter personal skills
• Evidence of cross-Business Unit networking, delivering speedy and proactive commercial
advice and knowledge sharing
Minimum level of Qualifications to be verified
(*N.B. only qualifications essential to the requirements of the role need to be checked)
Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in Building Services Quantity Surveying or have a general
degree in Quantity Surveying

Warrington, England, UK