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Quantity Surveyor

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31 Aug 2022
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About The Role
Quantity Surveyor 
28 days' annual leave plus 8 days' bank holiday / Company Car Allowance / Employee discount platform
Milestone Infrastructure look after 24,000 miles of roads, 280,000 lighting assets and 20,000 miles of footways, always with a view to ensuring that all works are carried out as sustainably as possible and with minimal impact to local communities.
Key responsibilities for a Quantity Surveyor:
  • Cost and Value management
  • Assist with providing commercial and financial reporting information
  • Work with the operations team to prepare clear and accurate quarterly forecasts
  • Identifying contract variations
  • Management and recording of changes including submission and agreement of early warning notices compensation events and quotations.
  • Ensure compliance with Milestone standards and procedures in respect of Commercial activities
  • Agreement of final accounts
  • Understanding Client Budgets and maintaining constant dialog to reach year end targets
  • Implement commercial processes to ensure contractual entitlement is realised
  • Subcontract procurement and management
  • Monthly cost and value reconciliation & management;
  • Work within strict deadlines required under the contract and required by the company
  • Site visits;
  • Ad hoc commercial duties as job required
Skills of a Quantity Surveyor:
  • Degree or equivalent level qualification in Quantity Surveying or related construction subject;
  • Relevant CSCS Card;
  • Good level of identifiable commercial experience within the construction industry
  • Good command and communication of oral and written English
  • Good negotiator and communicator
  • Good People/organisational skills.
  • Demonstrable highway maintenance and civil engineering experience preferably with a contracting organisation.
  • Good knowledge of the NEC suite of contracts
  • IT proficient, particularly in MS Office
Additional benefits
  • Generous Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Ride to work Scheme 

About The Company

At Milestone we embrace diversity, opening a rich potential for new ways of thinking and helping us to build successful and winning teams. We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process; and as a Disability Confident employer, if you require any adjustments that would assist you throughout your application, please contact us at [email protected] or inform the recruitment manager in the first instance and we will be pleased to offer support.

We also welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need.  Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview; whether this is part-time working, home working, or any other alternative. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.

This is an advert for our job vacancy, and therefore may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of Milestone. The closing date for this vacancy may be subject to change any time at the sole discretion of the Business.