Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location Bicester
Job-type Permanent
Salary £50000 - 60000 per year car or car allowance
Contact Daniel Priestley-Lowe
Call 07935 524351
Reference DPL 12092432.2

Senior Quantity Surveyor - £60,000 + Company Car or Car Allowance



About the Company & Project

This company are a part of a Dutch based engineering giant with a turnover of £5billion with operations in Europe and North America. The UK arm of the business is a group of companies with a combined turnover of £1billion including dedicated rail, civil engineering, highways, and construction divisions. This specific role is working within the rail division of the business, which since 2010, has seen their turnover grow ten-fold. The rail division has grown dramatically over the past 8 years from around £25million to a projected turnover of £150million. Recently the division rebranded to ‘Rail & Infrastructure’ to increase their offering to the market, and thus adopt a ‘systematic’ rail approach to other UK Infrastructure (such as aviation and private clients).

This Senior Quantity Surveyor role is based within their Projects division, which looks after Network Rail contracts/frameworks and ‘Tier 2’ tendered projects. The schemes are predominantly power and signalling related but incorporates all the structural and civil engineering elements. This particular position is based in the Oxfordshire region where you will be working either from home or from site.

About the Role

Reporting into Senior Commercial Manager and Programme Manager, the Senior Quantity Surveyor will be working on the Chilterns ATP – The project is to replace the unsupported, life expired ATP equipment with TPWS+. NRDD are completing the GRIP 3 and NR have asked them to price for some ECI works alongside this to accelerate the delivery programme.

The contracts are set to be NR12, which is a reasonably new contract, but similar to ICE. This will be based on Target price, which means a Pain and Gain shared responsibility. This means in particular; the Senior Quantity Surveyor will need to be able to make decisions on whether to take ‘pain’ on certain aspects due to the relationships with the client. The frameworks will be run collaboratively with Network Rail, as the tendered projects are ran with the client.

As Senior Quantity Surveyor your responsibilities will include:

  • Browse and request source records using new NRG system
  • Undertake a take-off of material items and establish lead times for key items.
  • Produce a CPP in line with PCIP (required from NR)
  • Produce a survey WPP
  • Undertake cable route surveys and take photos within each location to allow decisions of spare capacity to be made.
  • Produce a constructability report including Access strategy, delivery strategy.
  • Produce a programme which covers the above ECI
  • Input into shared project risk register.


  • Competitive salary of up to £60,000
  • Company Car or Car Allowance
  • 25 Days Annual Leave + 8 Bank Holidays
  • 5% Pension Contribution
  • 40 Hour Working Week
  • Home-Working
  • Great company to work with a fantastic framework team, tremendous family culture.

The Ideal Candidate

  • An experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor or an experienced Quantity Surveyor ready to step up
  • Rail experience would be ideal however someone with civil engineering (NEC) experience would succeed in this position
  • Experience working with Tier 1 or Tier 2 contractors
  • Relevant qualification in Quantity Surveying
  • Lives within a commutable distance of Bicester

How to Apply

If you meet the criteria above and are interested in being my Clients next Senior Quantity Surveyor then please click apply or send me your CV to Alternatively, if you are on the fence and want some more information, please call me for a confidential chat on 07497 443631. The client are keen to get the right candidate started as soon as possible, so please don’t hesitate to apply.


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