Senior Quantity Surveyor - Bridgwater

Building a sustainable tomorrow

BAM Nuttall are currently involved in a major energy project in the South West (Hinkley Point C, near Bridgwater in Somerset) and require a senior level Quantity Surveyor to assist us on what is one of UK’s largest construction projects. This is a great opportunity for a highly collaborative and enthusiastic professional to join and support an area of the business with significant growth potential.

Your work environment

  • BAM operates a flexible working policy
  • Potential for a long-term opportunity of circa 8 years

Your mission

As a Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Maintain high personal safety and environmental standards in accordance with Company policy
  • Maintain effective communication with project managers, Managing QS and other associated engineering disciplines
  • Manage, supervise and mentor members of the commercial team aid their development
  • Provide input and professionalism to meetings with client’s representatives
  • Provide commercial input with supply chain partners through tender enquiries, pre-contract meetings, analysis, recommendation, contract vetting and subcontract documents
  • Commercial management of subcontractors including payment preparation, final account work negotiation
  • Monitor cost of site resources and timely production of reliable cost performance data
  • Produce monthly cost and value reports, quarterly reports and present to senior management
  • Take part in discussions concerning project performance and provide commercial input to project strategy
  • Ensure adherence to Risk and Opportunity management protocol and advise the project team accordingly
  • Understand and promote usage of Company Procedures and suggest improvements to senior management
  • Be responsible for change management including ensuring adherence to Contractual timescales and Notices & input to the programme
  • Ensure timely production of Monthly Applications for Payment in accordance with the provisions of the conditions of contract
  • Provide commercial advice to the site team and management on all contractual issues
  • Attend and provide input to all site commercial meetings
  • Manage time and workloads for yourself and the commercial team in a structured manner
  • Assist in defining and delivery of commercial training to all site staff

Who are we looking for?


  • Successful experience at Senior Quantity Surveyor, or at Quantity Surveyor level looking to take the next step in your career, demonstrating effective core commercial skills
  • Experience of NEC forms of contract
  • Demonstratable ability to mentor and coach direct reports
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with the project team including the Client, Project Managers and Designers
  • Have the confidence and ability to work within a team environment, and to have a positive influence on outcomes.
  • Relevant qualification (Degree, HNC/D)


  • Early Contractor Involvement experience
  • Experience of target cost contracts
  • Relevant Professional qualification (CICES/RICS)

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary
  • A wide range of family friendly policies
  • Company car / car allowance
  • 8 % matched pension contributions
  • Private healthcare
  • Life assurance
  • 26 days holiday
  • 2 wellbeing days
  • 1 volunteering day
  • Personal and professional development


BAM Nuttall is also committed to equality of opportunity in all its employment practices, and to developing policies that support work-life balance.

Who are we?

The art of building is about building for communities; it’s about building for life.

Where others stop, we go further, leading the way towards a sustainable tomorrow for us and future generations. As an industry leader, we raise the bar.

Our values: sustainable, inclusive, collaborative, reliable and ownership enable us to achieve our ambitions. Today, tomorrow and every day.

Our recruitment process

For more information about the vacancy and our projects, please contact Zainab Rubbani, Recruiter, at


BAM is committed to ensuring a fully inclusive recruitment and onboarding process, so if at anytime you feel you may need any reasonable adjustments, do not hesitate to speak with one of our team, and we will do our best to support you.

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