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Senior Quantity Surveyor - Highways

  • Location:

    Dartford, Kent

  • Sector:

    Construction, Engineering & Design

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £55,000 - £65,000 per annum + car allowance, pension, package

  • Job ref:

    JN -042024-81794_1714482573

  • Published:

    30 April 2024

  • Expiry date:

    29 June 2024

Job Title - Quantity Surveyor

Projects - Major Highways

Salary - Up to £65,000 + car allowance, travel, pension, health

Client / Role

Cobalt is currently working with a tier one global contractor that is looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join their successful highways department. Our client provides high quality asset strategy, management, and planning consultancy services to a wide range of public and private sector customers. They provide specialist, reliable, sustainable, and creative advice for asset management planning and implementation in the UK. They put their customers first and prioritise completing schemes safely, efficiently and to a high standard.

We have an exciting opportunity to plan and deliver improvements projects around the M25 and adjoining network. You will help us achieve the best outcomes for our network by delivering to time, cost and quality whilst supporting our wider objectives for zero harm and sustainability. You will be working in the Service Delivery team managing the commercial aspects of the Technical Services Subcontractors and self-delivery teams. The Technical Services team manage the traffic signalling and road traffic electronic signage across the M25 network.

What you'll be doing

  • Undertake procurement of Subcontractor packages.

  • Manage and be responsible for the process of monthly assessments of the Subcontractors applications.

  • Prepare weekly and monthly budget/cost reports.

  • Take part in weekly and monthly budget/cost reviews.

  • Complete cost verification audits of the Framework Contractors.

  • Assist with preparing the monthly report for the remaining forecast for the year for each of the service maintenance elements.

  • Assist with preparing the monthly report for the CPS Senior Team including progress, fees earned, cost to date, forecast and EVM.

  • Assist with supply chain scoring.

Who we're looking for.

  • Experience in road traffic monitoring, signalling and electronic signage.

  • Previous experience of managing a Commercial staff

  • Previous relevant experience in commercial management of NEC subcontracts

  • Detailed understanding of the operation of the NEC contract

  • Experience in Cost Accreditation auditing

  • Membership of a relevant professional body and/or working towards a relevant professional qualification is desirable, such as RICS/CIOB/InstCES A valid CSCS card is required.

If you feel that this is the role for you, please apply with your latest CV.