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Senior Quantity Surveyor

South East
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03 May 2024
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About The Role
Senior Quantity Surveyor
Bedfordshire (Dunstable and Sandy)
28 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
Company Car or Allowance
Private Medical Insurance
Generous Pension Scheme
Employee Discount Platform

Milestone Infrastructure is the UKs leading highways maintenance provider, looking after 48,000 km of roads and 300,000 street lighting assets, always with a view to ensuring that all works are carried out as sustainably as possible and with minimal impact to local communities

We have recently been awarded Central Bedfordshire Council new highways services contract, which began on 1 April 2023 and will run for 7 years, with a possible extension of a further 2 years. The contract will deliver highways schemes and improvements across Bedfordshire County Council in addition to highway maintenance activities.

As a result of this key win we are looking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join the commercial team based in Dunstable.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Leading in delivery of all commercial aspects relating to the highway maintenance and cyclical activities carried out on the contract.
  • Preparation of clear and accurate forecasts 
  • Preparing and issuing early warning notices Submitting and agreeing compensation event quotations.
  • Building up star rates for new items 
  • Submitting of Claims and applications to the client and ensuring payment is received.
  • Agreement of final accounts within 3 months of work completion
  • Risk & opportunity management
  • Preparing subcontract liabilities
  • Monthly cost and value reconciliation & management
  • Assisting in procurement and management of supply chain
  • Attending work stream meetings
  • Carrying out site visits as and when required
  • Line Management of Quantity Surveyor and Assistant Quantity Surveyors.
  • Liaising with other teams including operations, client and supply chain
  • Ensuring compliance with Milestone standards and procedures in respect of commercial activities
  • Ad hoc commercial duties as job requires

Skills & Experience 

  • HNC/D ,Degree  or equivalent level qualification in Quantity Surveying or related construction subject
  • Demonstrable Highway Maintenance experience preferably with a contracting organisation
  • Good knowledge of the NEC suite of contracts
  • Preferably qualified or working to an CICES or RICS accreditation.
  • Good command and communication of oral and written English
  • Skilled negotiator and communicator
  • Good people/management/organisational skills.
  • Relevant CSCS Card
  • IT proficient, particularly in MS Office including PowerBi
  • Previous use of Causeway Project Accounting desirable
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.

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.