Lead Quantity Surveyor

Job Description

Job Title: Lead Quantity Surveyor

Location: UK Wide - Hybrid/Agile Working Model

Compensation: Highly Competitive + Benefits

Role Type: Full time and Permanent

Role ID: SF 44327


You're the Key

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Lead Quantity Surveyor within the whole breadth of Babcock International.

As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers' defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility

The role

The difference our new Lead Quantity Surveyor will make

As a Lead Quantity Surveyor you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. As Quantity Surveying (Change) Lead Specialist you will be part of the team responsible for leading the Project Scope, Commercial, Performance and Change Management element of the Project Controls function to drive performance improvement and support the implementation of the Group functional strategy; to establish a functional home responsible for the development and growth of our Project Controls capability. Working with the sector functional leads, you will work towards the development and implementation of consistent processes and procedures to drive best practice and performance improvement across the business.

Day to day, you'll act as subject matter expert for Scope, Commercial and Change Management across the business. Assist in the development adequate performance management process and procedures. Work with Sector functional teams to manage the development of standardised processes and ways of working for Scope, Commercial, Performance and Change Management to ensure consistency and best practice. Manage strategic interface between cost finance systems and sector specific ways of working to ensure consistency and best practice maintained. Work with sector specific senior management to roll out and imbed the application of best practice in requirements management, budgeting, and cost control, financial, change and benefits management.

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you'll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role provides a hybrid/agile approach to work.

Essential experience
Ideally a bachelor's degree in Quantity Surveying /engineering/project/construction management or a related field
Advanced knowledge of cost management techniques
Advanced Estimating, Quantity surveying and Quantitative risk analysis experience
Worked on multiple projects of varying products and services and across a number of lifecycle phases
APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) and APM Project Planning & Controls - Practitioner
Experience and Company/Industry Knowledge

What we offer

Generous benefits including:
Generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays
Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
Matched contribution pension scheme from your salary, with life assurance
Working from home and flexible work patterns
Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best

Babcock International

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

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