Senior Quantity Surveyor - Maple Cross

Senior Quantity Surveyor
Maple Cross initially then transitioning to site in Great Missenden

We are recruiting for a Senior QS to join our talented Commercial team. Reporting into our Managing QS, you will be core in providing commercial support for one of our recently awarded sections on the C1 North project.

About our role:

Contract administration

  • Ensure efficient management of all commercial functions of the packages of work you are responsible for
  • Provide commercial support to the Project Director, Commercial Director and the Commercial Team in managing the delivery of the project
  • Liaising and co-ordinating with production, engineering, design and procurement teams
  • Ensuring compliance with the commercial requirements of the conditions of contract and Works Information.
  • Coordination of the contract insurance requirements, management of claims and renewals.

Subcontractors / Procurement

  • Negotiating terms and conditions with subcontractors and suppliers that apportion risk to those best placed to manage that risk and deliver best value to the project and the Client
  • Ensuring subcontractors and suppliers are managed within the terms and conditions of subcontracts and supplier contracts
  • Review, approve and ensure payment of interim and final accounts (including final account sign-off.
  • Review and agree costs to complete / forecasts

Cost Management

  • Ensuring costs/value are collected, collated and reported in accordance with requirements
  • Supporting Align’s programme of audits to verify records of Defined Cost
  • Preparation and submission of interim applications for payment and agreement of final account

Change management

  • Responsible notification of early warnings, compensation events and submission of quotations in compliance with the conditions of contract
  • Prepare, submit and agree early warnings and compensation events

Risk / Opportunities

  • Review and advise on newly identified risks and opportunities for best project return.
  • Identification and implementation of mitigation measures.

People management

  • Manage commercial team to ensure delivery of above items and develop their knowledge
  • Provide support and training for site staff on commercial issues

About you
You’ll have demonstrable experience as a Senior QS with experience of working within civil engineering.  A team player and strong influencer, you’ll have strong stakeholder engagement coupled with an ability to juggle multiple priorities to meet stringent deadlines. You’ll also have strong knowledge of NEC suite of contracts as well as demonstrable sub-contractor management.


We’re ready to invest in you and your future, and offer wide-ranging, performance-related progression opportunities. Our competitive rewards packages feature flexible benefits to fit your lifestyle and priorities.

We’d love you to join us in proudly building Britain’s future heritage. Apply online now.

Sir Robert McAlpine is focused on being a truly inclusive employer, even if you don’t meet every single requirement, we’d still love to hear from you. Especially if you’re part of a group that is under-represented in Construction. Our goal is for Sir Robert McAlpine to proportionally represent the diversity of the working population in society. As a family-run business with strong family values, our aim is to ensure that Sir Robert McAlpine is a supportive, empowering and inclusive environment for every member of our team.

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