Quantity Surveyor - Normanton, West Yorkshire

Our Highways business has seen impressive growth over the last few years working in collaboration with Highways England and Local Authority clients across the UK. Our portfolio of road projects has contributed substantially to the national infrastructure network and has seen us become one of the leading players in the Highways sector. Right now, we are poised for continued growth with successful positions on the Midlands Highways Alliance and Eastern Highways Alliance and the YOR Civils Frameworks strengthened with additional success on the Regional Delivery Partnership in the South West and the Eastern regions, where we will deliver six key schemes to enhance the strategic road network worth in excess of £435 million alone delivered by 2024.

Job Description

Note for Recruitment Agencies:
We prefer to hire directly and we will be in touch with our PSL Agencies if this role is eligible for release.

We do not accept speculative CVs from agencies. If speculative CVs are sent, no fee will be applicable – please direct all queries to the relevant Resourcing Partner.
Quantity Surveyor – Infrastructure 

Location – Normanton, West Yorkshire

What you will be doing:

An opportunity has arisen for a Quantity Surveyor to join the team at Galliford Try.

You will work on our Infrastructure project and frameworks Ideally, you will be based locally, although we are open to subsiding relocation.

  • Participate in creating a safe working environment.
  • Produce Subcontract documentation including negotiation of terms and conditions, prices, and programme.
  • Management of subcontract works packages including, interim assessments of the amount due and subsequent change management.
  • Produce and issue all commercial notices, to both the Client and Subcontractors, as required by the form of contract.
  • Manage change in a timely manner in accordance with the form of contract, including the production and submission of Compensation Event Quotations.
  • Produce, submit, and agree monthly applications, to the Client, in accordance with the form of contract.
  • Liaise with operational and engineering staff to ensure site records are kept to the standard required.
  • Produce detailed monthly reports and Cost Value Reconciliation’s (CVR) as required by the business unit or project.
  • Produce and maintain a detailed ‘Cost Plan’, tracking and forecasting expenditure, including detailed schedules of Subcontractor ‘liabilities’ and use of Oracle based cost analyses.
  • Interpret and critically evaluate expenditure reports produced by internal cost systems.
  • Attending weekly progress and risk reduction meetings with the client and subcontractors.
  • Apply the principles of ‘Doing the right thing’ in maximising value and profit. Be available to assist estimating and bid teams with contractual expertise.

About You:

  • Good appreciation of standard forms of contract.
  • Strong IT skills including Excel, Word & Contractual and Cost Management Systems (CEMAR, Oracle).  Strong stakeholder management and communication capabilities.
  • Solid knowledge of construction processes.
  • First class time and outcome management skills.
  • Professional qualification such as MCIOB or MRICS, ideally Incorporated member, working towards full membership (Desirable).
  • Relevant degree and/or experience of working in a relevant Commercial environment.
  • Exposure on (large single or multiple smaller schemes).
  • CSCS appropriate

What We Can Offer in Return:
With an impressive order book of over £3.2 billion we are one of the industry’s leading principal contractors, affording you the opportunity to work on some of the UK’s most exciting projects offering you stability as well as the chance to stretch your capabilities and realise long held career goals. You will be joining diverse teams working at a high professional level with exceptional levels of commitment. With an ambitious strategy, we’re poised for further growth and success, so if you’re committed, talented and enthusiastic, Galliford Try is the right place for you.

We are committed to maintaining the physical and mental wellbeing of all our people, through our ‘Be Well’ programme which offers discounts on certain products, advice and support for a range of issues.

We invest in high-quality training for employees of all levels, from our leadership development framework to our apprenticeship programmes. Through our Career Paths initiative, individuals receive tailored training and support to fulfil their potential.

Our industry is all about creating talented teams that excel in their areas of expertise. As an employer, we know you are most motivated to give your best when you feel valued and engaged.

Our Agile Working programme empowers you with flexibility in when, where and how you work. Where appropriate, site and office-based employees can take advantage of a wide variety of working practices, offering different amounts of structure, regularity and flexibility to suit your needs as well as those of your wider team.

Our benefits:

We put our people first and our benefits package reflects that by offering a comprehensive range of attractive options to help support your career on top of a competitive salary.

  • Generous holiday entitlement, increasing with years of service, plus the opportunity to purchase further holidays
  • A wide range of corporate discounts
  • Cycle to Work schemes
  • Comprehensive pension plan
  • Regular Save as You Earn share purchase scheme
  • Private medical scheme options are available for all salaried employees and our employee assistance programme also provides free 24/7 support to those who need it
  • Paid for yearly membership to one recognised professional association relevant to your role

About us:
Our Infrastructure business has seen impressive growth over the last few years working in collaboration with National Highways (formerly Highways England) and Local Authority clients across the country. Our portfolio of road projects has contributed substantially to the national infrastructure network and has seen us become one of the leading players in the Highways sector. Our purpose is to improve people’s lives through building the facilities and infrastructure that communities need, providing opportunities for our people to learn, grow and progress, working with our supply chain to promote the very best working practice and caring for the environment in which we work.

We do this by holding true to our values, delivering excellence for our clients and the community, being passionate about our role in providing vital services, putting integrity at the heart of our business by doing the right thing, and collaborating with our clients, supply chain and stakeholders to deliver lasting change and long-term value.

Additional Information:

Galliford Try welcomes applications from candidates who would like to work flexibly and this will be discussed in more detail as part of the recruitment process.

We encourage you and would be grateful if you could confirm any requirements we can reasonably fulfil to make this application a positive experience for you.

Don’t meet every requirement of the role? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Galliford Try, we are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every requirement of the role, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

If you’re interested in this role, or any others, please contact jenny.reid@gallifordtry.co.uk

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