Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Purpose
To facilitate and coordinate effective corporate governance compliance, implementation and
monitoring in line with Group and client requirements.
The Senior 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 management and support to Q.S.’s as may be applicable for each
project / contract
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 and
customers as required
Support the CNL Project Managers with all commercial aspects on the project
Develop relationships with key stakeholders ensuring alignment of objectives and mutual
setting of goals
Full 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
Construct and deliver 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
Ensure disallowed costs are at an absolute minimum
Enhance and utilise sourcing and tendering processes that meet and exceed project /
programme deliverables
Manage the tender process and the evaluation of all major/bespoke equipment /service
providers ensuring they are fairly, robustly and adequately evaluated both commercially
and technically and any evaluation is documented and will stand up to scrutiny by third
Ensure that all major 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
Ensuring Insurances are in place in accordance with the head contract. Management of
any insurance claims

· Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in Building Services Quantity Surveying or have a
general degree in Quantity Surveying
· Significant experience in a Quantity Surveying role
· Detailed understanding of business requirements and ensures these are adequately
provided for in the overall sourcing strategy
· Experience in managing business stakeholders to meet milestones and deliverables
· Good understanding of day to day commercial administration in the Engineering and
Construction industries
· Experience in managing multiple projects at any given time
· Excellent generalist 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 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