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Senior Quantity Surveyor

East Anglia
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30 Nov 2021
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About The Role

Milestone Infrastructure is currently looking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor to work on our Cambridgeshire Highways contract in Huntingdon.

As a Senior Quantity Surveyor you will be part of our commercial team who are responsible for delivering Target Cost Schemes on a Term Service Contract.

As the Senor Quantity Surveyor your duties & responsibilities will be:

  • Support the operations team in delivery of the target cost schemes and preliminary design estimates
  • Correct cost capture for target costs schemes
  • Provide feedback to Estimator on actual costs
  • Work with the operations team to prepare clear and accurate quarterly forecasts for the target cost schemes
  • Management and recording of changes including submission and agreement of early warning notices compensation events and quotations
  • Submitting of monthly applications to the client and ensuring payment is receive
  • Agreement of final accounts for target cost scheme
  • Risk & opportunity management
  • Monthly cost and value reconciliation & management;
  • Procurement and management of supply chain;
  • Management of direct reports, to include annual performance review
  • Site visits;
  • Identify and promote sustainable alternatives to deliver schemes through contractors’ proposals and improve efficiencies and KPI’s demonstrating value for money.
  • Ensure compliance with Milestone standards and procedures in respect of commercial activities;
  • Ad hoc commercial duties as job requires

 Skills & Knowledge Requirements

  • Degree or equivalent level qualification in Quantity Surveying or related construction subject;
  • Preferably qualified or working to an CICES or RICS accreditation;
  • Relevant CSCS Card;
  • Strong level of identifiable commercial experience within the construction industry
  • Good command and communication of oral and written English
  • Skilled negotiator and communicator
  • Good people/management/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

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 ps@mgroupservices.com or inform the recruitment manager inthe 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.


About The Company

Milestone Infrastructure sits within M Group Services Transport Division, positioned to support transport clients across the UK, supporting the safe movement of people via rail, aviation and highways.

As a business, people are at the heart of everything we do, whether they are our people, our clients, or the communities they serve. We are committed to behaving with integrity and in a sustainable manner, being mindful to the needs of our communities and the environment.

Our people are our greatest strength and ensuring their health, safety and wellbeing is our top priority. We invest in our workforce, engaging and empowering them, helping them to grow and develop with opportunities to train and learn.

At Milestone Infrastructure we recognise and value the benefits from our workforce diversity. We work hard to build and maintain inclusive environments and develop a culture where our people feel included and valued.