Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location Northampton
Job-type Contract
Salary £400 - 400 per day
Contact Daniel Priestley-Lowe
Call 07935 524351
Reference DPL 12089501

Senior Quantity Surveyor - £400-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 Senior 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:

  • Undertaking the efficient and effective management and issuing of accurate, timely and compliant notices and correspondence
  • Ensuring contractual and commercial risks and opportunities are identified to the Contract Leader
  • Preparation and agreement of applications for payment or the assessment & preparation of payment certificates
  • Maintaining registers of variations, delay, extension times and claims
  • Compliant and consistent implementation of the Company's commercial policies and procedures
  • Assist with preparation of monthly progress valuations and claims for work completed
  • Interfacing with Customer’s commercial and project teams
  • Produce pre-Contract tender negotiations & reports where necessary
  • Produce monthly cost reports, forecasts, and Contract Leader Reports
  • Review value management and advise on Risk management
  • Prepare supply chain enquiries, negotiate, administer, and finalise / close out supply chain contracts
  • Plan and implement change management and cost control
  • Ongoing liaison with site team, supply chain and Customers’ representatives
  • 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, safety, and environmental regulations
  • Ensure all health, safety and environmental risk situations are brought to the attention of Contract Leader / Project Manager

The Ideal Candidate

  • Experienced Senior 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 £400 (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 Senior Quantity Surveyor and meet the criteria above then please click apply or send your CV to 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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