Senior Quantity Surveyor (P23-01.1)



Excellent salary & Package

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- North West England -- Greater Manchester

Job Type

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Service line
Project Management

Who we are & what we stand for

BWB is a multi-award-winning engineering and environmental design consultancy with a proven reputation for technical excellence and exceptional client satisfaction. Proud to be awarded ACE Best Large Consultancy of the year 2022 and rated Platinum Investors In People (IIP), a prestigious accolade that demonstrates our commitment to our people and establishes us as an employer of choice. To find out why we are an award-winning company please check out our guide Working for BWB

We invest in our people and ensure they have everything they need to develop a fantastic career. We extensively research, benchmark and review all salaries and benefits against others within the industry.

Join BWB and your career will not conform to the traditional models of yesterday but will be a fulfilling and challenging journey into tomorrow’s digital age; a journey that you will play an active role in defining!

At BWB you matter, and you will make a difference. A difference to the world you live in; the communities you engage with; even the development of your career and the profession.

What you’ll be doing

We are looking for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor with experience from within the Infrastructure or Development sector to join our team as a Principal Consultant depending on experience in one of our key offices in Nottingham, London, Birmingham or Manchester Office.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing part of the BWB Consulting business, the Project Management Group where you will have responsibility for supporting and supplementing our Team in the delivery of projects in the Infrastructure Sector (Highways, Rail and Utilities) and Development Sector (Earthworks, Land Remediation and Buildings) including Central Government, Local Government, Education, Leisure, and Blue Light Sectors.

The ideal candidate will have strong commercial knowledge and understanding of cost consultancy and quantity surveying duties, with relevant experience of NEC and JCT forms of contract.

A candidate with experience of project management, contract administration and a commercial management bias would be advantageous when working with our range of clients.

What you’ll bring

  • Strong Client facing experience as a Quantity Surveyor with Cost Management experience.
  • Qualified or working towards MRICS with an appropriate degree or minimum of 10 years of professional experience.
  • Professional experience within a consultancy environment is essential.
  • Practical experience in Rail Sector or Civils Infrastructure projects up to £25m.
  • Responsible for developing pre-contract cost estimates, with experience in undertaking feasibility studies and options appraisals.
  • Experience in managing contracts in a post-contract environment, including using JCT and NEC experience and sub-contractor/consultant management.
  • Ability to analyse project costs and benchmarking.
  • Provide a professional, first-class, consistent, and effective cost management service to the clients, including project monitoring and reporting systems in accordance with company standards and guidelines.
  • Schedule and conduct project meetings, including taking project records and distributing them to project stakeholders. Including site attendance during critical stages of work.
  • Ability to represent BWB and our Clients at Senior Project Governance Level.
  • Experience in providing the role on behalf of Funders, providing Project Assurance services, is desirable.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and cohesively as part of an experienced team within BWB and collaboratively as part of a Multi-disciplinary Team with other Consultants.
  • Fully conversant with the MS 365 suite of applications and highly proficient in the use of MS Excel.
  • Full UK Driving Licence is essential.
  • Supporting our Project Managers in the preparation of Early Warnings (EW), Compensation Events (CE) and Project Manager’s Communications (PMI).
  • Manage project change, risks and contingency within the project life cycle and provide all cost, contingency and programme details. Including the development of contract assessments and notifications ensuring applications for payment are justified and accurate.
  • Ability to draft reports for Clients, communicate technical issues clearly to non-technical clients.
  • Self-Motivation with drive, positivity, enthusiasm, and a strong desire to succeed.
  • Excellent written and oral communicator, with the ability to adapt communication style to suit different circumstances.
  • The ability to build and maintain strong relationships at all levels both internally and externally.

What we offer:

Empowering you to be your most authentic self

  • Excellent Base salary
  • Car Allowance
  • 25 days holiday with the option to purchase more pension
  • Life Assurance 4 x salary
  • Wellbeing support – qualified confidential support through Westfield Health
  • Pension – BWB matches 5% of your salary into your pension to help save for the future.
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Paid Sick Leave

Driving your own experience

  • Values driven culture.
  • Hybrid working
  • Access to personalised fully funded Learning & Development opportunities
  • Charterships
  • Paid professional subscriptions.
  • Perkbox - Access to exclusive savings, discounts, free advice and benefits
  • Cycle to Work
  • Paid volunteering days
  • Regular social events
  • Long service reward scheme

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.

If you have a medical condition or an individual need for an adjustment to our process, and you believe this may affect your ability to be your best - please let us know so we can talk about how we can best support you and make any adjustments that may be needed.

Contact information

Project Management Group

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