Senior Quantity Surveyor - Oxford

 

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Kennington, Oxford

*Morgan Sindall has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies*

Talented people are the key to our success

Would you like to work for an inclusive and collaborative company which is also one of the most successful within the UK infrastructure industry?

Opportunity:                    

Senior Quantity Surveyor to work on the A423 Kennington Improvements Programme. The £45m project involves the replacement of Kennington Railway Bridge on the A423 Southern Bypass Road, which is a dual carriageway forming part of the Oxford City Outer Ring Road. As well as passing over the Hinksey stream and four live rail lines, the bridge sits directly beneath overhead power lines. Around 53,000 vehicles use the bridge daily, and approximately 360 trains travel underneath it. The bridge, built in 1965, also carries a strategic Thames Water main which requires diversion.

Ideally this role would suit an ambitious, driven individual who embraces the challenge of working within a high performing and supportive team.

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will provide commercial expertise to aid with the delivery of the contracted work by taking the commercial lead in a geographical focused team. The provision of accurate and timely commercial reports and advice to the to the management team whilst ensuring the contract achieves the appropriate commercial targets.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • BSc in Quantity Surveying (or other equivalent commercially related discipline)
  • CSCS compliance
  • Working towards professional membership of an appropriate organisation (for example, RICS/CIOB)
  • Detailed knowledge of company management systems including;
  • Commercial and financial (Commercial Manager / COINS / Sphere)
  • Procurement
  • Risk management
  • Personnel management
  • Commercial and contractual knowledge, in various forms of contract
  • A working knowledge of current legislation
  • Proven experience of managing quantity surveyors on a large contract
  • Negotiation and settlement of disputes and accounts relating both to customers and suppliers
  • People management experience, such as managing performance, development, and disciplinary procedures
  • Experience working with a variety of schedule of rates contracts

What’s in it for you?

Below is a selection of benefits that are available to you at Morgan Sindall Infrastructure.

  • Generous holiday entitlement with the option to buy five days
  • Flexible and adaptable working
  • Family friendly policies and work/life approach
  • Mentoring programmes and continuous learning support
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Recognition scheme and long service awards
  • Car scheme and Private Medical Insurance (if applicable to role)

We also provide the option to participate in our share-save scheme; discounts including cycle to work and gym membership; a support and advice service for colleagues and their families, and more.

About the Highways Team:

The UK’s strategic and local road infrastructure is a vital asset for communities and businesses, supporting economic prosperity and social connectivity.

As a major tier 1 contractor and framework partner, we play a key role in providing multi-faceted engineering services to keep these vital arteries running, ensuring smoother, safer, less congested journeys for everyone.

Our teams work on complex, high-profile national motorways, trunk road schemes as well as local authority road networks to deliver comprehensive, integrated services including design and build. These infrastructure solutions are enhanced by our complementary tunnelling and bridge design and build capabilities.

Whether working on Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) schemes or construct only works, we always endeavour to share best practice and deliver progressive solutions by engaging as early as possible with our customers to maximise innovation, efficiency, and cost savings.

Driving improvement across our road network

  • Delivering projects to improve road journeys for millions of people every day
  • Providing improved and new access to areas for development and employment opportunities, promoting economic growth
  • Implementing hard shoulder running (HSR) and introducing smart motorway technology to give reduced vehicle emissions, increased journey time reliability and cost savings of around 40 per cent compared with conventional schemes.

 

Morgan Sindall is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation.  We are also an Investors in People company. 

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

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