• Senior Quantity Surveyor

    Job Locations UK-East Sussex
    Posted Date 5 months ago(08/05/2018 16:27)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


    East Sussex Highways is a joint venture between Costain and CH2M which will bring together several aspects of highways maintenance, such as roads, pavements, drainage, street lights, traffic lights and structures that are currently run by outside contractors and the county council.

    What will I be doing?

    Management of a part of the commercial team compromising the following functions:

    • Quantity surveying
    • Supply chain management
    • Contract administration
    • Reporting
    • Liaising with the Employers commercial team
    • Ensuring the necessary internal and external periodic valuations and reports are prepared and issued in line with deadlines as required.
    • Implementing commercial procedures and reporting to ensure compliance with company and contract requirements
    • Ensuring appropriate commercial records are maintained in line with the contract requirements and oversee any contractual issues.
    • Providing guidance and support to your team, and develop the skills and competencies of the staff to ensure successful succession planning.
    • Providing commercial advice to the Operations Team.
    • Working alongside the Finance Team in the other areas to ensure a consistent approach across the business.
    • Ensuring timely and accurate production of Target Price & Final accounts within the contract requirements through effective interaction with commercial and operational teams.
    • Managing the work process from budget estimate through to final account though effective interaction with Operations and Client.

    About you

    • Professionally qualified and accredited Senior Quantity Surveyor
    • CSCS Card
    • Previous experience of managing a team and providing support and guidance
    • 10 years experience in Civil Engineering or Building

    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.  


    At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.



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