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Quantity Surveyor - Gatwick

London and South East
City Town:
30 Apr 2024
Vacancy Type:
About The Role

We are currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to join our Regional Aviation Projects commercial team based from our Gatwick office.

The role will include working on a variety of civil engineering and Airport infrastructure contracts, heading up a team, tendering and pre-contract, internal reporting and client interfacing.

This is a key position for us and pivotal to both our regional business expansion plans and senior management team posts.

Duties will include:

  • Leading the commercial function across a wide variety of projects, both within existing frameworks and stand-alone projects, to ensure successful project delivery
  • Acting as a focal point for all commercial activities across a series of projects, ensuring contract commercial deliverables and timescales are met and delivered within the companies values
  • Assisting in the review of contractual documentation at tender stage
  • Undertake the commercial function on strategic projects, from pre-contract, through to final account, including sub-contract management, forecasting, valuation management and cashflow
  • Assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks during project delivery
  • Checking and authorising Subcontract Orders and Payments
  • Preparing, analysing and reporting Monthly Cost Value Reports
  • Assisting and providing commercial/contractual guidance during production of cost significant variations
  • Pro-active dispute avoidance and management
  • Ongoing management of cash collection and WIP
  • Coaching and mentoring

About You

The successful applicant will have demonstrable experience in a similar role, be well organised with good presentation skills and have the ability to communicate professionally at all levels. 

  • Degree Qualified in either Quantity Surveying or Construction Management (or equivalent)
  • Successfully held a senior role within a commercial team of previously
  • A real eye for the finer details
  • IT literate and proficient in MS Office
  • Able to lead by example
  • Previous experience with the NEC form of contract is desired

Due to the variety of forms of contract used and complexity of the projects we work on, we prefer applicants for this role to have a background in working on civil infrastructure and/or civil engineering contracts.

You will be commercially astute with a history of delivering projects within budget and possess the necessary interpersonal skills to work closely with client and site teams.

In return:

We will offer you a remuneration package including:

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Company Car or generous car allowance
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Pension
  • Clear career path
  • Support in your continued training & development

This is an exciting time in our continued development and we want to engage with ambitious and talented people interested in joining us. We pride ourselves on high staff retention, mainly down to offering employees a clearly defined career path and the support to excel.

If you have an ambition and drive then we would be very interested to discuss the opportunity in more detail

**Dyer & Butler are an equal opportunities employer**