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Senior Quantity Surveyor

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Senior Quantity Surveyor – Leeds 

Recently acknowledged as the UK’s 3rd Best Large Company to work for by Best Companies, this is a fantastic time to join J. Murphy & Sons! Take a look at the role outline and if you think you fit the bill and want to work as a Senior Quantity Surveyor within a team that rewards performance, drives personal development and offers a great place to work delivering exciting projects, then get in touch!

Welcome to TRU East:
The Transpennine Route Upgrade (TRU) aims to deliver faster, longer, more frequent, and more reliable services across the north of England, from Newcastle, Hull and York towards Manchester and Liverpool via Leeds.

The aim of the TRU East Alliance is to transform the East of Leeds route allowing people to travel faster, more reliably and in greater comfort between the North’s great cities. Providing passengers with more choice, more seats, and better facilities on a safer, cleaner, more environmentally friendly railway.

The Senior Quantity Surveyor (Senior QS) is responsible for the commercial reporting and the coordination of actual costs on behalf of their assigned programme of works, supporting the Commercial Manager in administering the contract and supporting the commercial governance of the Alliance.

What you will be doing

  • Collate the commercial reporting requirements on a periodic basis by the Governance Handbook and as directed.
  • Brief the Project Manager on the bill of quantities, specification, and contractual implications of the ongoing project.
  • Update the project estimate in line with project development and throughout the GRIP delivery stages of the programme.
  • Liaise with other disciplines within the programme organisation and wider TRU East Alliance to provide robust and accurate commercial information.
  • Implement commercial control and audit regimes to achieve adherence to the Governance Plan within own area of expertise.
  • Support the Commercial Manager and the wider Commercial Team in ensuring all periodic reporting requirements are fulfilled and provide assurance to the Alliance Management    Team as to the accuracy of the reporting outputs.
  • The monitoring of costs against tender/contract specifications and agreements. Advising the Commercial Manager immediately of any major problem areas.
  • Giving and receiving costing information regarding ongoing contracts and ensure appropriate notification of any variations to cost or specification and gaining the relevant authorisation. Whilst also  raising any variation orders or claims as appropriate.
  • Prepare and produce Alliance commercial reports relating to AFC management, forecast/actual cost variances, earned value management, change management.
  • Help manage and support junior commercial team.

Who we are looking for

  • BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying (or equivalent qualification)
  • Strong civil and/or rail background (essential)
  • Previous exposure or track record in commercial controls and contract administration for infrastructure projects.
  • Experience of working on collaborative projects with multiple companies.
  • Ability to present and transmit complex commercial data in a clear and concise manner

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