Quantity Surveyor

Location Northampton
Job-type Contract
Salary £360 - 360 per day
Contact Daniel Priestley-Lowe
Call 07935 524351
Reference DPL 12089500

Quantity Surveyor - £360-day rate


“6-month contract with a main contractor on a £300million highways JV”

About the Company & Project

This company prides themselves on improving people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water, and transportation infrastructures. This particular project is the M1 Junction 13 to Junction 16 smart motorway ARL (all lane running) scheme and will include a variety of different disciplines including earthworks, piling, FRC, drainage, pavements, structural steelwork, and vehicle restraint systems.

About the Role

The company are looking to expand its commercial team to deal with the increasing complexity and charges associated with supply chain accounts and the delivery of the scheme. They are looking for a highly motivated Quantity Surveyor with an ambition to work on a challenging infrastructure scheme. This is a great opportunity to join the commercial team and gain experience on an exciting and dynamic project. The role will be site based but due to current covid restrictions may require home working from time to time. The scope of works includes:

  • Inputting to the efficient and effective management and issuing of accurate, timely and compliant notices and correspondence
  • Preparation or assessment of applications, valuations, cost/value reconciliation
  • Cost control and forecasting. Prepare and provide input to monthly reports: value, cost, profit/loss, cash flow and budget
  • Preparation and agreement of applications for payment or the assessment & preparation of payment certificates
  • Assisting with Risk and Value Management to optimise solution. Monitor and regularly review with the project team. Identifying, analysing, and developing responses to commercial risks
  • Contract Management, including all relevant contractual forms, methods of budgetary control and relevant software applications
  • Prepare supply chain enquiries, negotiate, administer, and finalise / close out supply chain contracts
  • Ensure all notifications/documents are managed in accordance with the contract, and customer / company policy
  • Ongoing liaison with site team, subcontractors, and Customers’ representatives
  • Undertake record-keeping including but not limited to collating site records, the preparation of meeting packs, meeting invites, and taking meeting minutes
  • Provide contractual advice to the project / site team as and when appropriate
  • Maintaining awareness of the different construction contracts in current use
  • Understanding the implications of health and safety regulations
  • Ensure all health, safety and environmental risk situations are brought to the attention of Contract Leader / Project Manager

The Ideal Candidate

  • Experienced Quantity Surveyor (Essential)
  • Experience of the above responsibilities (Essential)
  • Highways Experience (Essential) 
  • Strong analytical skills (Essential)
  • Confidence and ability to assert influence (Essential)
  • Hold a relevant degree (Desirable)


  • Competitive day rate of £360 (IR35 status determined through CEST tool)
  • 10 hour day (Monday to Friday)
  • 6-month contract

How to Apply

If you’re interested in being my clients next Quantity Surveyor and meet the criteria above then please click apply or send your CV to daniel.priestley-lowe@ganymedesolutions.co.uk. Alternatively, if you are on the fence and want some more information please call me for a confidential chat on 07935 524351. The client are keen to get the right candidates started as soon as possible, so please don’t hesitate to apply.


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