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Senior Quantity Surveyor


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General information

Organisation

Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 120 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.

  

Reference

2022-7345  

Position description

Job title

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.

 

In the UK, we are delivering some of the most iconic projects which help connect people, protect our environment and meet emission reduction targets. We work in the transport and energy sectors, providing consultancy, engineering and operations services for clients such as major airports, governments, regulators, cities and rail and road operators.

 

Connect Plus Services (M25 Joint Venture) is undertaking a digital transformation to align with its business strategy and wider M25 community vision. The Digital strategy and roadmap of projects requires this role to provide support and take the lead on individual initiatives for the digital delivery programme. Specifically, this role will look to embed this digital transformation in the M25 DBFO and coordinate with the parent company digital transformation teams.

Job description

We are now looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join the team, responsible for actively seeking to recover the operation and maintenance costs and minimise financial risk through contract change. This can only be achieved through working closely with (1) technical and operational teams to identify and evaluate the impacts of changes on the overall project costs and (2) other commercial members to acquire cost information and to ensure compliance with the contract requirements.

 

In this position you shall ensure commercial & contractual control and co-ordination of the efforts of all parties involved in the contract change,  provide guidance to other members of the Commercial/Quantity Surveying team on all aspects relating to contract change, and  develop and maintain symbiotic working relationships with members of the Finance, Procurement, Assets and Operational communities.

 

This position can be based out of out South Mimms / Dartford / Leatherhead, however we welcome flexible working

 

Responsibilities

  • Quantifying, evaluating and estimating contract changes
  • Interrogate data from asset management systems to predict future maintenance and renewal requirements
  • Collate and interrogate cost data from ERP and other data management systems to form the basis for estimate
  • Negotiating change with customers
  • Provide necessary support to estimators in pricing Strategic Change and other changes
  • Interpret various standards issued by Highways England to identify their impacts on the maintenance and renewal requirements
  • Prepare and submit Standard Step Change to customer including negotiation.

 

Profile

Experience/ Skills required

  • Sound working knowledge of construction and contract law and various forms of Conditions of Contract
  • Significant knowledge of construction techniques on particular projects
  • Ability to apply the knowledge and principles of commercial management to a highways business
  • Working knowledge of basic plant, equipment and materials
  • Ability to implement procedures to quantify and cost construction works, including the use of appropriate standard methods of measurement
  • Understanding of the requirements to provide and obtain Insurance, Bonds and Warranties
  • Proficiency in  administration, writing, numeracy, IT and MS Office
  • People management skills, with the ability to build effective relationships at all levels
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Enthusiasm and results focus, with an ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Effective negotiation skills with both internal and external customers

 

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion 

We at EGIS are an Equal Opportunities employer and we recognise the value of a Diverse Organisation. EGIS appreciates all job applications. If you decide to apply for an opportunity at EGIS, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and everyone’s contribution as this builds our culture and means, if you work for EGIS, you will be included, listened to, and respected.

 

 

 

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom

City

  London

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

3-Diploma of Higher Education / Associate’s Degree / BTEC Higher National Diploma

Minimum level of experience required

N/A