Quantity Surveyor x 2

*** CV's to holly@interpersonneluk.co.uk ***

Salary – c£55,000+ (depending on experience)

Based in Dover

Job purpose:

To provide quantity surveying duties and astute commercial management of multiple projects through conception, procurement and delivery. The post holder will be responsible for administering multiple maintenance, civils, M&E and new build contracts (although individual roles may be more focused) primarily within a framework environment under the NEC Form of Contract in conjunction with the Project Managers and delivery teams. The person in this role will provide appropriate, considered commercial advice and support that enables the successful delivery of the Work Packages awarded within the Framework by the Board. This is to include ensuring the right procurement routes are determined at the outset and that commercial contractual rights and obligations are discharged in line with agreed risk strategies. The post holder will work with and alongside Project Managers, Project Management teams and the Programme Office. The role will involve regular contact with the Board’s technical and financial staff along with contractors and the supply chain in general. The team is focused on providing the Board with a robust approach to cost, risk and procurement for construction and maintenance projects within a Framework.

Duties of the Post Holder

To work in tandem with Project Managers in the control and delivery of the commercial and financial requirements of contracts that arise from the delivery of projects within a framework.

To act as Framework Manager and administer, control and monitor the issuing of Work Packages within a framework and any variations to these work packages.

To provide an Employer’s monthly valuations of works, or the verification of the accuracy of ‘Applications for Payments’ from contractors as required.

To provide a service to check the validity and any subsequent financial evaluation for compensation events, variations, extension of times and contractual claims in general.

Advise Project Managers on contract compliance and communication obligations when appropriate.

To provide advice on procurement routes and delivering the procurement process.

To bring to early attention any situation or incident that may expose the Board to a significant risk that has not been recorded on the appropriate Risk Register.

To carry out cost estimating, cost planning and cost reporting through the stages of a construction Project.

Generic Duties

Comply with environmental instructions and to identify potential risks to the environment, or areas where environmental impact can be reduced.

In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the jobholder is required to perform other duties assigned by the Head of Department from time to time. Such duties will, however, be reasonable in relation to the jobholder’s skills, abilities and status


Educated to A-level or higher.


Degree in a relevant subject.

Professional accreditation with RICS, CIPS or equivalent.


Minimum of 5 years experience in Quantity Surveying or Built Asset Procurement.

Good Working knowledge and experience of the NEC forms of contract.

Knowledge and experience of at least one of civil engineering, building, M&E, asset management and maintenance projects (as specified in the job advert).

Able to demonstrate experience of working within a project management environment.

Able to demonstrate a good standard of negotiation skills.

Able to demonstrate a keen appreciation of the options that may be used in Commercial management of Contracts.

Able to demonstrate a good level of cost management and risk management

Specialist Skills and Knowledge

High level of expertise in Microsoft Office applications including Excel and Word.

A good understanding of MS Project or similar programme management software.

Understanding of ERP, Tendering, Contract Administration and document sharing softwares.

Cost Management (Estimating, Planning & Reporting) skills.

General Skills and Abilities

High level of communication skills, both verbal and written, including presentation skills.

Good time management skills.

Able to work automonously and part of a team.

Good level of people skills. Professional and consistent attitude.

Proven attention to detail.

Committed and enthusiastic.

Flexible in approach.

Be able to respond to pressure.

Interpersonnel Recruitment is operating as an Employment Agency for our client for this particular role. By applying you give consent for your data to be handled and processed under GDPR Legislation for the purpose of your current employment search.

We are pleased to receive a significant number of applications for most roles advertised. We are therefore unable to respond to individual applicants unless shortlisted. If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Interpersonnel is an equal opportunities employer. All our current vacancies are on our website www.interpersonneluk.co.uk/vacancies

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