Senior Quantity Surveyor in Doncaster and York, Doncaster and York, United Kingdom

Company Information

VolkerRail is an established and experienced railway infrastructure contractor. We have a successful track record of delivering projects across the whole of the UK; working with Network Rail, London Underground as well as light rail and tram operating companies to enhance the national infrastructure.

As one of the UKs oldest railway contractors, with a history dating back over 70 years, we are passionate about the preservation and development of the railways. Our years of experience and continued company growth have earned us a reputation within the industry for high performance and innovation, and as a company focussed on timely and efficient delivery.

Job Summary

An opportunity has arisen within the REAL Alliance Project of VolkerRail Major Projects for a Senior Quantity Surveyor, reporting to the Commercial Manager. This role will be based in Doncaster and York.

This role will involve:

  • All duties required by the commercial department or project team, to ensure successful setup and running of a project or projects in compliance with all company standards and in particular the “Commercial Manual”.
  • Advising the Project Manager and Commercial Manager early, of any potential over-spends, non-compliances and any other problem areas on the project.
  • Responsibility within the Project Team to ensure projects are setup on the company accounting system with a suitable Work Breakdown Structure.
  • Responsibility for inputting budget & tender data from successful tenders into the Company accounting/Reporting System.
  • Responsibility within the Commercial Department and Project Team with the preparation of the monthly project reports from the Company accounting/Reporting System for both internal & client purposes.
  • Responsibility for the preparation of the monthly Applications and Invoicing to ensure submission in a timely manner of an accurate document aimed at maximising the company’s financial position.
  • Take responsibility for notifying your client early of any increased project value or delay to project completion.
  • Meeting clients and commercial representative on a monthly basis to discuss certificates and discuss agreement and levels of substantiation required to close out change control items and application for payment queries.
  • Responsibility for the collection of cash and pursuit of certificates from clients in a timely manner, in order to maximise the company’s cash flow position.
  • Responsibility for inputting Applications and invoices (recording accurately) onto the company accounts system including payment certificates.

Job Requirements

You will be self-motivated with a pro-active approach and have experience of managing fluctuating workloads, working under pressure, meeting tight deadlines and working off your own initiative. A high level of accuracy and attention to detail is essential.

To be considered for this role you must have:

  • Must have Degree or equivalent in Quantity Surveying.
  • Ideally working towards chartered Surveyor or equivalent membership.
  • Proven and significant experience in a commercial environment. Preferably within a Rail/Construction related industry.
  • Computer literate and working knowledge in Microsoft office applications.
  • Previous experience of COINs would be advantageous.

VolkerRail Group offers a competitive salary and attractive benefits.

Committed to equality of opportunity and diversity.

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