Quantity Surveyor

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Quantity Surveyor

Finlay Jude Associates Ltd are supporting a leading Utility company who work UK wide.

We are seeking a Quantity Surveyor who is experienced in the Utilities industry, primarily Water. You may also have a background in Telecoms, Construction, Gas or Energy with the key transferrable skills to utilise within the Water Utility Industry.

The Quantity Surveyor will ideally possess 3/5 years’ experience or equivalent to fully support the site works required.

You will have strong communication skills and be able to attend Client meetings to discuss Contract costs and discrepancies, however, this role will be predominantly office based.

The Job:

  • Reconcile / analyse data and photographic information to highlight discrepancies of the cost in the contract

  • Preparation of / assistance with the evaluation and submission of claims for variation works

  • Understand operation processes and commercial contract cost

  • Attending internal and external commercial review meetings

  • Negotiating with suppliers and subcontractors

  • Managing the commercial aspects of subcontract accounts from procurement to interim and final account agreement

  • Final account negotiation achieving the best possible outcome for the company

  • Working with the commercial and operational teams to strive for continuous improvement

  • Managing commercial performance against business targets

  • Promoting a culture of integration, continuous improvement and use of best practice across the client base

  • Assist with the preparation of monthly management and financial performance reports

Skills & Experience:

  • Commercial and contractual awareness with a proven track record of success

  • Proven analytical background

  • A good level of competency of Microsoft packages

  • Self-motivation, passion and a driven 'can do' attitude

  • Possess excellent organisational skills


  • QS Degree or equivalent

  • Member of the Institution for Chartered Surveyors (RICS) or equivalent but not essential.

If you possess the dynamics to approach this role with innovative ways, please click on the ‘apply now’ button.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability, or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in
accordance with their merits, qualifications, and abilities to perform the duties of the job. Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are not always able to reply to all applications. If you haven’t heard back from us within 2 weeks, then please accept that your application has been unsuccessful for the role we currently have advertised.

Finlay Jude Associates Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.