Managing Quantity Surveyor - Balfour Beatty Highways A57, Manchester

Balfour Beatty Highways maintain, manage and operate major highway networks across the UK and support local authorities creating communities where people want to live work and play.

We provide high quality asset strategy, management and planning consultancy services to a wide range of public and private sector customers. We provide specialist, reliable, sustainable and creative advice for asset management planning and implementation in the UK. We put our customers first and prioritise completing schemes safely, efficiently and to a high standard.

Our Balfour Beatty Highways business has a terrific opportunity for a Managing Quantity Surveyor for our Mottram Moor Link A57 Road highways improvement scheme in Manchester.

What you’ll be doing

As a Managing Quantity Surveyor, you will be working with the Commercial Team managing all the costs related to the Mottram Moor Link A57 Road highways improvement scheme in Manchester


  • Working collaboratively with the project team, the Client, and our supply chain to deliver the works within time and budget.
  • Commercial management including forecasting and providing input to the monthly CVR, cost and commercial plans.
  • Share accountability, along with the project team for the commercial performance and ensure that commercial processes are adhered to across the project.
  • Ensure that the supply chain is engaged appropriately in line with Balfour Beatty governance and appropriate contract terms and conditions.
  • Effectively assist in managing the commercial team, including cost clerks and commercial
    support staff.
  • Ensure effective interaction between the commercial team and the operational site teams
    Supervise and mentor Quantity Surveyors.

Who we’re looking for

You will have the following:

  • Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying
  • Membership of RICS, ICES or CIOB
  • Holding a valid UK Driving license
  • Civils, Infrastructure or Highways projects experience helpful
  • Be within a reasonable commutable distance of the above base location

Still interested? then come and become colleagues with 26,000 staff and join a business which recorded 8.6bn in revenues last year, achieved industry leading customer satisfaction scores and has unrivalled employee engagement statistics.

An excellent range of benefits awaits the successful candidate: –

  • An attractive / negotiated salary
  • 42 core base hours per week
  • Annual company bonus scheme
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Hybrid working available
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Pension savings schemes
  • A whole host of other BB staff employee bens (discounts, exclusive offers etc)
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme
  • Scores of other Balfour Beatty opportunities available as well via our portal.

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver some of the UKs most ambitious, exciting and meaningful projects; developing, building and maintaining the vital infrastructure that supports national economies and strengthens communities.

Why join us?

As if contributing to and supporting work that makes life better for millions wasnt rewarding enough, we offer a full range of benefits too. You’ll have the freedom to shape the package thats right for you and your life. Here are some of our key benefits:

– Smart working, giving you more flexibility such as staggered start and finish times, with up to 40% remote working, where roles allow.
– 25 days paid annual leave (pro rata)
– Family friendly policies which include 28 weeks full pay for maternity/adoption leave and four weeks full pay for paternity/partners leave
– Pension, share incentive plan, volunteering leave, recognition schemes and much more

About us

Balfour Beattys Highways business delivers major schemes including motorway upgrade programmes, complex national infrastructure projects and regional investment programme works for National Highways. We have a strong orderbook and a positive pipeline of opportunities, we put the road user, at the heart of everything we do. We work safely, reduce carbon emissions and added social value to the communities within which we work.

Diversity and inclusion

At Balfour Beatty we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential components of any successful, happy workplace. Through our Value Everyone Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Action Plan, we are growing our diverse workforce and developing our inclusive culture where everyone is able to thrive and reach their full potential, regardless of their identity or background. To find out how we are making this a reality, visit

We are a Gold Award holder in the Ministry of Defence ‘Employer Recognition Scheme’ and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role. For more info, visit:

We are looking to continually improve our resourcing process and ensure that it is fair and inclusive for all. If you have any feedback on the process, please share this with us at:

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