Quantity Surveyor

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Engineering, Other

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    competitive

  • Contact:

    Anne-Marie Flynn

  • Contact email:

    annemarie.flynn@arcadis.com

  • Job ref:

    RAI001HM

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    21/07/2018

  • Client:

    Arcadis

  • Hours per day:

    Flexible

  • Work preference:

    Flexible

If you’re a Quantity Surveyor and ambitious to achieve your career potential, read on.

 

Join our Rail team in London and Reading as Quantity Surveyor and we’ll make sure you get the experience and personalised learning support you need to take your career as far as you want it to go.  We can offer you the flexiblity your require in return for your technical expertise.

We are seeking to recruit an ambitious Quantity Surveyors who have achieved or working towards completing their APC, with infrastructure and NEC experience to support the various teams in London to work on our design and consultancy projects within the Rail sector. It is intended that the role will offer the opportunity to progress your career as your experience grows within our business.

Our team is involved in some of the UK’s most complex and stimulating projects that are diverse and technically demanding. We have an enviable reputation in the delivery of such schemes and are working closely with our blue chip clients in Rail, which include:

  • Commercial and Procurement Services to multiple Rail Infrastructure projects.

    • Network Rail
    • LUL

Overview of Role:

 

To provide competent and professional quantity surveying expertise supporting Capital Programme Investment Delivery across a number of key projects.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Responsible for liaising with all external and internal stakeholders to enable the projects to progress without delay, ensuring that all reasonable requests are met in a timely efficient manner.

  • To assist in the preparation and verification of pricing models from first principals for projects of moderate complexity, and can obtain, extract and use existing target price / fixed rates, together with obtaining cost data from industry recognised publications e.g. SPONS & BCIS to price schemes.

  • Able to assist in the preparation of activity schedules, bills of quantities in accordance with methods of measurement , presentation of tender and contract documentation, attending interviews, carrying out full tender analysis and comparisons through to preparing the recommendation report.

  • Interfaces with the programme manager, senior project managers, project managers and P6 planners to deliver professional and competent advice and support, to ensure that the projects are managed in accordance with the contract, and meeting the required reporting deadlines.

  • Manages a programme of current workload in order that all commissions receive the relevant allocation of resource to efficiently commercially manage them.

  • Assess contractor applications, along with any changes, making recommendations, raising payment certificates and preparing general correspondence on behalf of the project managers to ensure that only legitimate payments are certified.

  • Liaise with the project managers to review and update the risk registers aligned with any early warnings.

  • Identify principal risks and opportunities, raises, addresses and resolves problems at a project level and supports the project delivery team, maintain a schedule of potential financial implications for the various projects.

  • Responsible for managing and reporting change control procedures within each specific contract and ensuring that they are adhered to by all parties.

  • Reviews main contractors, including subcontracts, and identifies where clauses are in breach of partner policies and guidelines, making recommendations to achieve compliance.

  • Consider alternative strategies for dispute resolution of moderate complexity and prepare written arguments from a claimant or defendant perspective, making recommendations to key stakeholders on the preferred option.

Why ARCADIS:

 

ARCADIS is the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm working in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes through the application of design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. ARCADIS differentiates through its talented and passionate people and its unique combination of capabilities covering the whole asset life cycle, its deep market sector insights and its ability to integrate health, safety and sustainability into the design and delivery of solutions across the globe. We are 28,000 people that generate €2.5 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world. Please visit: www.arcadis.com

 

Arcadis UK now incorporates the Hyder and EC Harris brands.

 

What We Offer:   

We offer a dynamic challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working climate, attention to education and a competitive remuneration package reflecting the seniority of the role. You will have a great deal of responsibility with endless opportunity for impact and freedom for initiatives.

We offer a fantastic working environment where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career.  In addition, we offer some excellent benefits, such as:

 

For some levels, PMI and Income Protection is paid for

Highly competitive salary

Annual holiday allowance, plus the option to buy and sell

One of the best contributory pensions in the industry, Matched pension, up to 8%

Interest free Season Ticket Loan

Annual Professional Subscription Paid

Life Assurance

Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave 

Long Term Service Awards 

Discretionary Bonus

Refer a Friend Scheme that rewards you for every successful introduction you make

Opportunity to invest in the Arcadis staff discounted share scheme