Quantity Surveyor - Expiring soon!

Posted 25/04/2024 by Galldris Services Ltd

Sizewell, Suffolk

Quantity Surveyor

Galldris Group

Location: Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Quantity Surveyor to join our team in the Suffolk area. To be considered, you will come from a Civil Engineering or Construction background. The ideal candidate will have to hold a full UK driving licence.

The Quantity Surveyor will be responsible to provide advice and report on and control all commercial and financial aspects of projects and contracts. The Quantity Surveyor will also assist the Senior Quantity Surveyors in providing commercial expertise for projects to maximise returns by working within robust procedures to support the Commercial Team and Project Managers.

Key Accountabilities to include but not limited to:

  • Achieve or exceed budgeted targets by looking for V/E opportunities, alternative methods of completing the works and buying gains from S/C Procurement
  • Ensure external valuations are submitted in accordance with the conditions of the contract and that payments are received by the due date, taking full responsibility for the projects cash position and management of WIP
  • Assist the Commercial Lead with monthly CVR reports, ensuring they accurately reflect the current position on site and the final projected figures
  • Administer the contract (and subcontract) conditions and identify and prepare timely contractual notices for all events
  • Price and agree all project Compensation Events, in a timely manner whilst maximising our entitlement
  • Understand the bid and demonstrate a good working knowledge of the projects at Preconstruction Stage
  • Procure supply chain orders in a timely manner that accurately reflect the scope works and administer same, accurately valuing, certifying and issuing relevant payment notices
  • Accurately re-measure works in accordance with the method of measurement and in a timely manner, whilst maximising our entitlement
  • Achieve timely final account agreement on client and supply chain accounts, whilst maintaining strong working relationships
  • Undertaking other duties as reasonably required from time to time by line manager
  • Comply with Company procedures


  • Wide experience of Civil Engineering
  • CSCS Card
  • Experience working with NEC3 or NEC4 Option B necessary
  • Experience working with NEC3 or NEC4 Options A, C and D desired


  • Degree in Building Surveying or similar technical qualification (HND HNC)


  • Ability to use a range of IT packages, Microsoft Office and bespoke packages
  • Exceptional relationship building skills
  • Self-motivated and proactive Commercial awareness and understanding of the Construction process
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral & written
  • Negotiation skills and ability to apply those skills internally, externally & with our supply chain
  • Positive attitude at all times and the ability to integrate and play active part in the Construction Team
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise to meet deadlines
  • Keen to pursue personal development needs and maintain up-to-date knowledge
  • Highly numerate

Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the UK.

Should you feel you have what it takes to be successful in this role then we would love to hear from you.

Employee referral scheme - refer a friend or family member to work for Galldris. We look forward to hearing from you.

Galldris is an Equal Opportunities employer and does not discriminate against any protected characteristic.

Please note: We are not using recruitment agencies for this role. In the event of speculative CV submissions, no fees will be applicable.

Contract, Permanent
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Quantity Surveyor
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Less than 10

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