Senior Quantity Surveyor (20821) - East

Senior Quantity Surveyor – Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone


Would you like to join one of the UK’s Best Big Companies as awarded by Best Companies? Murphy is currently recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our award-winning Energy team on the Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone project in Norwich. Our team is known for its extensive in-house expertise and continual drive to innovate within the industry. The Senior Quantity Surveyor will commercially manage the project daily, being at the forefront of the construction works and working closely with the operations team. The Senior Quantity Surveyor plays a key role on the project, providing support and advice to the operations team, whilst managing and reporting on significant project expenditure. The role is a site-based role but can adapt to hybrid working as per business needs.


The project is one of national significance, part of the UK government’s target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050. The project is located over 60km in Norfolk, from Happisburgh to Necton, with installation of approx. 360km of power cables and over 5km of horizontal direction drilling. The project spans from 2023 to 2028, providing a fantastic, once in a generational opportunity for the successful candidate to build and progress their career.


What you will be doing

  • Ensure the site team adheres to group procedures and governance.
  • Preparation of internal commercial reporting and any other reports which may be required.
  • Preparation of valuations/applications for Payment with full supporting documentation in accordance with the contract
  • Cost monitoring, administration, and management, including accurate weekly cost reports for both internal and external resources.
  • Monitoring and management of the project WBS and CBS coding.
  • Weekly and monthly analysis of programme performance, including reporting on cost impacts of programme changes.
  • Preparation and management of subcontract and material procurement schedules
  • Preparation of subcontract agreements based on NEC4.
  • Tender negotiation of subcontract packages of work.
  • Subcontract management, including administration of large subcontract agreements.
  • Undertake the contract administration, including change management, maintaining associated registers.
  • Identifying and managing commercial risks and opportunities.
  • Measurement of quantities in accordance with the standard methods of measurement as required.


Who we are looking for?

  • HND/Degree qualification.
  • Experience within a Senior Quantity Surveyor role or substantial experience at Quantity Surveyor level looking for the next step.
  • Registered with RICS / ICES and working towards chartership.
  • Effective communication within presentations and ability to negotiate and persuade others.
  • Experience within a construction/engineering/similar and commercial background.


What you’ll get in return

  • Dedicated and continued investment in your professional development.
  • 27 days holiday, plus bank holidays with the option to buy an additional 2 days holiday each year, holidays increase with length of service
  • Discretionary annual bonus and annual salary review
  • Above market rate contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance, health screening and enhanced sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay and a maternity returners bonus
  • Extra weeks holiday for all employees getting married and a wedding bonus
  • Subsidised canteen facilities in core locations
  • Other Murphy benefits include retail discounts and cashback, discounted gym memberships, cycle to work scheme etc

About Murphy

  • Charity is at the heart of Murphy values; you will receive 2 days leave per year to donate your time to a charity of your choosing. Many teams choose to support a charity together to positively impact our communities.
  • Access to Murphy Wellbeing: you will have access to a host of online tools, mental health trained colleagues, and if needs be external professional support because we understand that work and life offers challenges that sometimes need a little extra support.
  • Murphy is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture, making Murphy a great place to work where we can all thrive. You can get involved in numerous events and even join our committee dedicated to continuously nurturing Murphy’s inclusive culture.

Due to the requirements of the role, in addition to our standard identity and right to work checks, successful candidates will be asked to undertake a basic Disclosure and Barring Service check.

As part of our commitment to being an inclusive employer we are proud to have signed up to #BantheBoxUK and reduce barriers to employment for people with criminal records.

J Murphy & Sons Limited is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK

If you think Murphy is the place to help you thrive in a great team dedicated to delivery and engineering excellence and want to work in an inclusive team culture that rewards performance and drives personal development, apply today. If you are unable to apply online, please contact Jack Roberts on 07514 313533 or Email:

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