Senior Quantity Surveyor - Swansea

About The Role


Morrison Energy Services is recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to work on various contracts across the UK.

As a Senior Quantity Surveyor you will be part of our Commercial department who are responsible for managing various projects across our substation portfolios to maximise profit, reduce risk, effective change control and reporting

As the Senior Quantity Surveyor your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting in the provision of relevant information for preparation of reports and claims to agreed timescales.
  • Assist with the ongoing implementation of the commercial application in respect of site personnel at all time whilst developing lasting relationships with Business Unit and Project Managers.
  • Constantly refer to the project risk management plan for thorough, accurate, high-level risk assessment.
  • Monitor the register and any related documentation in accordance with the plan.
  • Responsible for all sub-contractor management.  Ensure all sub-contractors and suppliers have submitted compliant quotations/enquiries/applications within the timescale required, and produce all documentation to select and secure services as well as monthly assessments, variations/CE claims and final account agreements.
  • Actively increase knowledge of commercial issues and contract law.
  • Actively suggest and develop processes for increased accuracy and efficiency minimising time journal and reconciliation tasks.
  • Liaison with the Commercial Manager and Quantity Surveyor(s) to ensure appropriate commercial cover is maintained.
  • Assist the team and Project Manager, Engineers and Planners with regard to recovery of contract costs together with enhancing project profit by identifying variations, delays and claims.
  • Assist with production of monthly project financial and forecast to complete reports for analysis with Finance staff and Commercial Staff.
  • Develop sound and balanced negotiating skills.
  • Attend when requested handover and progress meetings.
  • Help produce a site commercial manual and documents to record variations

Skills & Knowledge Requirements

  • Excellent negotiating interpersonal & communication skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Financial awareness
  • Excellent IT skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
  • Contract costing
  • Contract law
  • Previous experience in a Quantity Surveying or Cost Clerk role
  • Contract experience, capturing site records for variations and valuations; supporting a project team
  • Sub Contract Management
  • Cost / value reconciliation
  • Qualification in Quantity Surveying
  • Graduate or “graduate calibre”
  • Full UK Driving license
  • Strategic thinking
  • Motivator
  • Presentation skills
  • Relationship building and influencing
  • Written and verbal communications
  • Planning skills
  • Project Management skills
  • Business analysis/ business process re-engineering
  • Knowledge of the industry

What’s in it for you?

  • 25 days’ annual leave plus 8 days’ bank holiday
  • Discretionary Annual bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Private health care
  • Company car/ car allowance and fuel card


About The Company

M Group Services delivers a range of essential infrastructure services within the water, energy, transport and telecommunications sectors in the UK & Ireland. We have built and maintained relationships with our clients over a number of years and have a strong culture that continuously focuses on safety, operational delivery, efficiency and customer service. We are committed to profitable growth both organically and through acquisitions. M Group Services, a trusted employer to over 10,000 skilled specialists working from 240 locations, operates a divisional structure aligned with its end markets.

At M Group Services we recognise and value the benefits from our workforce diversity. We work hard to build and maintain inclusive environments and develop a culture where our people feel included and valued.

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