29 Jan 2018

Permanent Senior Quantity Surveyor

SKANSKA – Posted by AdminBedford, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Our gas engineering team are recruiting for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our Reinstatement team in Hitchin. To maintain commercial control of the tRIIO Reinstatement Work stream, ensuring best value for money and efficient operation of sub contract reinstators and associated support resources. Monitoring and maximising work stream Target Prices, ensuring that additional works are identified and agreed with the client; Cost control and Cost management and the management of the validation of applications for payment.
Input into the strategic planning of the reinstatement works to ensure that commercial opportunities are maximised and risks are mitigated, and ensuring systems and processes are reviewed and amended to realise opportunities.


  • Overall commercial lead for a circa £25m per annum business
  • Be strategic in approach in seeking cost reduction, efficiencies and maximisation of Contract opportunities
  • Management and direction of the reinstatement commercial team members
  • Knowledge, understanding and administration of respective entitlements and obligations under the Main Contract and sub-contract agreements
  • Provide Commercial support and challenge to Operations, Area and Performance Managers.
  • Responsible for efficient cash collection processes and continued improvement in WIP
  • Ensure the administration of contract records including but not limited to; record of works completed, timesheets where required, Plant trackers, Materials Spend etc.
  • Maintain and Monitor Ledger Costs, and ensure reconciliation of costs across all Commercial systems.
  • Audit, agreement and reconciliation of measurements against systemised actuals.
  • Weekly cost / value report generations.
  • WIP Management and tracking at Project level.
  • Production of Forecasts of Contract Performance and WIP.
We’re looking for:

  • Significant experience in a similar role
  • Understanding of the requirements of NRSWA
  • Preferably Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or other relevant business discipline
  • Non degree holders should have a demonstrable record of success with extensive experience in similar roles
  • Experience in high volume-low value transaction environment with proven ability to make strategic decisions from rationalising trending information
  • Demonstrate ability to work in and drive a performance management environment
  • Use of Microsoft Office applications – High level knowledge of Excel
  • UK Driving Licence
Working in partnership with Cadent (formally National Grid) to improve the supply of gas to millions of people living and working in North London and the East of England.

tRIIO is a joint venture organisation, owned by Morrison Utility Services and Skanska UK. Applying for this position could lead to employment within either parent company.

Closing Date: Ongoing
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Job Categories: Surveyor. Job Types: Permanent. Job Tags: Job, Skanska, and Vacancy. Salary: Competitive.

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