Position: Senior QS - Basingstoke


We are currently looking to fill a Senior QS post at our Basingstoke office on a perm basis (but will consider freelance). Below is an overview of the typical requirements:


•             Liaison with PM & Site Mangers to generate cost estimates using the Contract schedule of rates

•             Submission of estimates to Network Rail via their “Monitor” system

•             Daily tracking & management of live works orders including notification to NR of changes to estimates and/or pricing variations

•             Submission and agreement of Final Accounts for each works order

•             Management of the Estimates tracker detailing cost, value, margin per works order (submitted weekly to regional management)

•             Effective use of the Contract schedule of rates to maximise revenue/margin

•             Full final account cost reconciliation per works order to determine final margin v estimate variances

•             Submission of monthly applications for payment to the client & subsequent agreement of certified values

•             Build/Manage relationships with Network Rail – frequent communication with the client is key

•             Sub-contract administration including obtaining quotes, raising orders/variations, payment notices & final accounts

•             Liaison with regional estimating department for AM Project Tenders

•             Contract administration & commercial management of awarded AM Projects (>£100k in value)

•             Attendance at Internal Steering Groups (frequency TBC) to interface/discuss with other commercial staff on AM Frameworks to drive better efficiency

•             Month end CVR reporting & attendance at CVR Meeting with PM

•             Influence and drive the correct behaviours to support the company’s ambition for turnover growth in the region


Desirable skills:


•             Demonstrable experience/exposure to month end reporting

•             Proficient user of all Microsoft Office software

•             Previous use of COINS

•             Main Contractor Background with Framework experience

Prior experience in the Rail industry and/or worked with/for Network Rail


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