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Senior Area Quality Surveyor - Highways construction Projects

Senior Area Quality Surveyor - Highways construction Projects

“Degree educated Senior Quantity Surveyor for South West regional role and experience of leading, inspiring, coaching, mentoring and developing a team of Quantity Surveyors engaged on highways construction projects.”

Salary: £Competitive + Car + Bonus + Blue Chip Benefits

Location: South West/South Wales

Commutable from South Wales, Cardiff, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Monmouthshire, Ross on Wye, Ledbury, Tewkesbury

Our client is market leader within the highways construction sector.  This is an excellent regional career development opportunity for a degree educated Senior Quantity Surveyor to further deploy their leadership experience in the management of a small team of Quantity Surveyors including a Senior Quantity Surveyor and Quantity Surveyors.  You and your team will support construction projects throughout South Wales and Gloucestershire area.  You will inspire, coach, mentor and develop your team.  The successful applicant will have experience gained as a Senior Quantity Surveyor within the highways construction, upgrade and improvement sector.

As Senior Area Quantity Surveyor you will be used to working cross functionally and, in the region, travelling visiting highways construction and highways improvements, upgrade schemes and projects.

As a senior member of the regional team you will work cross functionally with commercial and operational colleagues and external stakeholders to ensure that targets are achieved leading to the overall delivery of commercial strategy in relation to highways construction, improvement and upgrade schemes and projects.

The Role:

Reporting to the Managing Quantity Surveyor you will be responsible for the QS function for the South Wales and South West area, managing a team of Quantity Surveyors’ engaged in the following:

  • The measurement, preparation and submission of valuations with a view to maximising financial returns under the provisions of the Contract Conditions and Company procedures.
  • Lend contractual expertise to QS, Commercial and Operational colleagues
  • Identify and implement best practice cross the business
  • Monitoring and managing the procurement of control of sub contract works
  • Work with credit department and ensure timely cash collection
  • Preparing and finalising month end accounts in line with management procedures

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Preferably BSc degree qualified (Quantity Surveying)
  • MRICS preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years post graduate experience
  • Currently undertaking a Senior Quantity Surveying role within the highways construction, highways improvement, highways upgrade schemes and projects sector.  This is a prerequisite for the successful applicant for this role.
  • We are not seeking applicants from any other type of construction sector on this occasion.
  • Must have experience of leading, managing and coaching a team of Quantity Surveyors.  This is a prerequisite for the successful applicant for this role.
  • Experience of undertaking a regional multi-site role will be essential to success in this role.
  • Experience in NEC3/JCT/ICE forms of contract useful but not essential
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and influence people at all levels
  • Confident when working autonomously
  • Strong, inspirational, leader with a coaching and mentoring style
  • Good problem-solving skills and creative flair
  • Excellent organisational and resource planning skills.

Applicants need to be commercially aware, highly motivated, computer literate and profit focused with the ability to communicate at all levels, demonstrate a methodical and analytical approach to their work.  You will integrate and add value to our market leading client’s busy and successful team. You will be passionate about  safety.  You will demonstrate the drive and ambition to succeed

To apply without delay, please submit your CV online.

Company Description


Candidate Services

The Martin Veasey Partnership operates in following functional area:

• Board & Senior Executives,
• Supply Chain & Purchasing,
• Manufacturing & Engineering,
• Retail & FMCG,
• Human Resources
• Interim Executives.

For over twenty five years we have worked in partnership with some of the world’s leading organisations recruiting for positions on every continent in a wide range of disciplines.

If you are looking for long term career development in a world class arena then we really should be talking.

Client Recruitment Services

In today’s highly competitive global marketplace, having the right management skills, expertise and talent is absolutely critical to the success of any organisation.

Specialising in middle to senior management appointments, The Martin Veasey Partnership sources high quality candidates from the UK as well as worldwide, for an international client portfolio, in a variety of disciplines, from key management roles to Board level directors. We offer fast track contingency based recruitment, advertised and headhunting based search and selection and multiple recruitment campaign management.

Our team are qualified HR professionals with extensive UK and international business experience. We have experience in recruiting key roles plus complete teams. We also offer psychometric testing, talent planning and development, executive coaching and leadership development. Our consultants are university graduates, members of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development and also British Psychological Society accredited for psychometric testing.

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