Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Belfast, UK - Hybrid

Compensation: £45,000- 55,000 plus £5,038 car allowance

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF 4973

Build the Future

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 Quantity Surveyor at our Belfast site

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

Rail Translink

The Senior Quantity Surveyor role is based within our Rail Translink business area

We're working to deliver multi-million pound rail projects in Northern Ireland through our partnership with the rail operator, Translink. Whether you're a skilled or aspiring rail professional, there are some incredible opportunities.

The role

The difference our new Senior Quantity Surveyor role will make

As a Senior Quantity Surveyor, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will be accountable for the commercial administration of a contract (or contracts), ensuring compliance with the contract terms and conditions and company and group policies, procedures and delegated authorities. Through astute contract administration, robust risk management and skilled negotiation, manage the contract(s) effectively to deliver or improve the agreed profitability and cash projections. Develop and maintain excellent client, supply chain and business function relationships, and ensure the core values of the company are upheld at all times.

Day to day, you'll take full accountability for commercially managing a major contract(s), providing a comprehensive and professional commercial service from contract award to completion. Deliver or improve agreed profitability and cash collections targets, ensuring change control and claims are submitted in accordance with the contract and agreed in a timely manner, with minimal impact on cash flow. Manage from commencement to completion, all commercial deliverables in line with the contract requirements and timescales (including supply chain contracts), monitoring the production of records, correspondence and documentation required to strengthen the company's commercial position. Key tasks are inclusive of: Cost control and forecasting, cash collection (original scope, change control and claims) and change control 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.

Essential experience
BSc (hons) in Quantity Surveyor or equivalent qualification
Experienced in delivering contracts with value up to £10m
Effective communicator (written and verbal) and experience in negotiation
3+ years in a Quantity Surveying role

What we offer

Generous benefits including:
Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays
Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
Matched contribution pension scheme up to 7.5% of 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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