About the role

Our projects are more than just your opportunity to make your mark; they're an opportunity to stretch, test and develop your expertise. Join our Regional Civils team as a Quantity Surveyor in the East Anglia region and you'll deliver complex work that really matters to our business and become involved in some of the biggest infrastructure projects in the industry.

Purpose of the role:

  • Manage all costs in relation to infrastructure projects with experience of identifying commercial risks and opportunities in respect of their works
  • Provide support to senior members of team in delivering varied commercial duties including responsibility for procuring and managing supply chain
  • Optimise commercial performance through diligent cost control and value for money opportunities, whilst achieving the required standards and quality for our customers
  • Assist with commercial relationships to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide support and adherence for the Gated Business Lifecycle process.

What you'll be doing

As a Quantity Surveyor, your main responsibilities are as follows:

  • Adhere to the Companys GMCEs, BMS and other governance;
  • Estimate, manage and final account various works of various sizes and values;
  • Measure, record & value work supervised in accordance with appropriate rules and procedures;
  • Seek out, locate and assemble pre and post contract documentation, complimented with the necessary administration skills;
  • Be responsible for weekly and monthly works programmes;
  • Awareness of different programme formats;
  • Use the companys ERP System and BMS systems;
  • Collation of Cost and Value Information;
  • Preparation of Cost reconciliation statements;
  • Collect information required to specify procurement requirements;
  • Record and document information including registration of interest;
  • Understand the steps / documentation required;
  • Collation of cost and value information;
  • Measurement of works and agreements with subcontractors;
  • Maintain a Personal Development Plan;
  • Helps support development of others

Who we're looking for

Personal Qualities and Experience:

The following qualifications or equivalent are essential:

  • Currently have or working towards a BSc or MSc in Quantity Surveying or equivalent experience

The following qualities/experience are desirable:

  • An organised, innovative and creative Quantity Surveyor
  • Previous experience of managing costs and maximising value
  • Experience of financial and commercial control within a project
  • Experience of procuring and managing supply chain
  • Experience of working as part of commercial teams
  • Supports the development of others
  • Membership of or working towards RICS
  • Proven record of working to deadlines, working efficiently and to a high standard
  • Experience of infrastructure projects with resilience and determination to succeed

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

In UK Construction Services, our aim is to be the partner of choice; the go-to in our sector, trusted to deliver for our customers. We work across a huge and exciting range of sectors, including aviation, building, civils, defence and energy.

From ground investigations and flood defence to complex roads and bridges; primary schools to world class universities; ground-breaking hospitals to city centre living; the depth of our experience and quality of our projects is something we are proud of.

At Balfour Beatty we are committed to creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential, not only because this is the right thing to do, but because it makes us a better business. To ensure we deliver on this commitment, we have a UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan which sets out the wide range of targeted, proactive, measurable steps we are taking to make this a reality. You can read our UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan in full at www.balfourbeatty.com/value_everyone

To help and support us with our desired commitment to create an inclusive culture we are members of WISE, enei, Business Disability Forum and Women into Construction. In 2020, we signed the Audeliss and Involve Open Letter to demonstrate our commitment to taking key long term and sustainable actions on Black Inclusion. Balfour Beatty is also a Gold Award holder in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role.

Further information on Disability Confident can be found at: https://disabilityconfident.campaign.gov.uk/

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