We’re recruiting a Quantity Surveyor to join and support the delivery team for one of our key customers (Netomnia).

Reporting to the Project Director, the role will involve commercial management of telecoms engineering projects across multiple builds. You will provide appropriate, considered commercial services and support that enables the successful delivery of work packages awarded within the framework.

Main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation and ownership of a CVR (Cost Value Reconciliation) by project, including monitoring of contract performance against budget / forecast
  • Liaise with the wider commercial team on the procurement of the services of contractors and/or subcontractors, ensuring transparency of rates and recoverable charges
  • Ability to interrogate costs and maximise value to Light Source throughout the project lifecycle
  • Management of weekly subcontractor payment applications and agreement of associated final accounts per work order
  • Overseeing the raising of applications for payments to customers, ensuring measurements are aligned to subcontractor applications
  • Responsibility for managing and resolving any rejections within applications for payment
  • Customer and sub-contractor liaison and job sign-off/measurement
  • Work with Finance and Commercial to agree reporting deadlines
  • Able to interpret network infrastructure design and have an appreciation of construction processes, along with excellent numerical and IT skills
  • An understanding of applicable construction law and regulations
  • Administration of the contract and control over change management
  • Attendance on site to perform duties as required
  • Liaise with the client and other construction professionals, such as site managers, project managers and site engineers to ensure the work can be completed within cost projections
  • Lead on lessons learnt reporting for project closure ensuring a closed loop for feedback and implementation of identified actions
  • Ownership of monthly P&L reports, including the preparation the first wave of weekly/monthly project reporting (sign off by the BU Director)
  • Management and overseeing of WIP
  • Risk and Opportunity analysis at project initiation
  • General commercial support

We are seeking applications with the following skills and experience:

  • Strong project management capabilities including planning and organising workload and working to strict deadlines
  • Good financial and commercial acumen. Capable of understanding pricing, costs, and profit
  • An understanding of basic contract language
  • A completer/finisher with exemplary attention to detail and focussed on result
  • Confident relationship builder with a proven ability to engage clients through excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong numerical, analytical, and problem-solving skills to support decision making
  • Ability to motivate and empower team to deliver high performance standards
  • Able to remain calm under pressure and maintain quality standards even through busy periods
  • Background in civil engineering, telecoms, or utilities

In return we can offer a competitive salary dependent on experience, car allowance plus a benefits package to include a Contributory Pension, Life Assurance, and Employee Assistance Program. If you are interested in this Quantity Surveyor role, please apply today.