Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Job Reference: 00075053-1
  • Date Posted: 24 June 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Bishopbriggs, Dunbartonshire
  • Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Glasgow, Cadder, Bishopbriggs - G64 1UW

Compensation: £45,000 to £55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits

Role Type: Full Time, Permanent

Job ID: 43627

This Senior Quantity Surveyor opportunity comes at an exciting time for us. With a £33 million investment into the depot, our new engineering depot at Cadder, Bishopbriggs is now open. The depot was created as part of Scotland's Railway's 'Fit for the Future' initiative. You will be working on a long-term alliance construction framework project that is already in motion and be accountable for the commercial administration of the Alliance contract (or contracts), ensuring compliance with the contract terms and conditions.

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 Alliance function relationships, and ensure the core values of the Alliance are upheld at all times.

Who we're looking for?

We are looking for someone who is collaborative and who can influence people. You'll work well in a team and can provide insight and knowledge to the projects you're working on. You'll have a BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying, or MSc in the same subject or equivalent qualification/experience. We're looking for someone who has their MRICS or is working towards it.

What will you be doing?

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 Scope Variations, Adjustment Events and Alliance Statements 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
Build and manage a collaborative relationship with the customer's and supply chain's commercial representatives. Hold regular meetings to review and resolve commercial issues and discuss contract opportunities
Present facts to management for consideration of the most appropriate form of escalation where there are disputes with, or prolonged delay, in the agreement of value and/or time
Develop a cohesive working relationship between the commercial team and Alliance functions, keeping the teams commercially informed, furnished with appropriate information and aware of the commercial implications of major decisions

The experience you'll bring

BSc (hons) or MSc in Quantity Surveyor or equivalent qualification/experience.
Effective communicator (written and verbal) and skilled negotiator.
AssocRICS or equivalent with pathway plan to attain MRICS.

What a role with Babcock offers?

Generous holiday entitlement
Competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance
Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
Share ownership scheme
A tailored personal development and training programme.
Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.
We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

About Babcock

For more than a century, Babcock the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.

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