Job Title: Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wiltshire
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + additional benefits
Reference: BBBH63337_1495021704
Contact Name: Tina Pardoe
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 17, 2017 12:48

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Opportunity within: Construction - MOD

Location: Wiltshire

Remuneration depending on experience: £40,000 - £55,000 per annum depending on experience, plus company car and fuel card, healthcare, pension and additional benefits


A top client is seeking an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to support the commercial and contractual aspects of the client's defence contract.

Our client is a successful national contractor with a number of prestigious projects to its order book.


The successful Senior Quantity Surveyor will lead a commercial function within the project, and will be accountable to the Commercial Manager for the commercial and contractual aspects of the project. The Senior Quantity Surveyor's prime responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):

  • Providing Operations with commercial and contractual advice, determining risks and maximising opportunities
  • Assisting supply chain in the procurement of suppliers, subcontractors and consultants
  • Establishing robust and consistent change control processes on the project, ensuring changes are identified and agreed with the employers
  • Ensuring compliance with the Integrated Management Systems
  • Development and training of direct reports
  • Integrating with work winning teams to assist in the delivery of tenders
  • Developing, implementing and reviewing effective commercial practices within a project
  • Ensuring cash management is effected
  • Maintaining risk management processes and procedures
  • Preparing accurate and prudent cost/value analysis
  • Approving interim and final account measurement
  • Approving pricing and rating variations
  • Obtaining appropriate extension of time management
  • Drafting claims for approval prior to submission
  • Maintaining cost control systems for demonstration to clients
  • Producing Project Procurement Strategy documentation and Project Value Enhancement Plans
  • Ensuring the effective performance management and development of his/her direct reports
  • Ensuring the effective organisation of everyone working within the commercial activity on the project
  • Assisting in the provision of a commercial appraisal of a project for external audit purposes


  • Previous experience working in a similar role within the construction sector is essential to be considered for this role
  • Main contractor experience is crucial
  • Previous experience of working in the defence sector is preferred
  • Experience in managing trade packages and lump sum contracts is essential

Application Process
If you are interested in applying for the role of Senior Quantity Surveyor please call Tina Pardoe at Project Resource at 0121 712 6600 or email your CV to

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