Job opportunity – Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Department: Commercial
Place of Work: London (South East)
Accountable to:  General Manager (Southern)

Organisation
Since its inception in 1950, Freyssinet has been at the forefront of providing specialised civil engineering technology, consultancy and installation for projects large and small.

Freyssinet forms part of the Soletanche Freyssinet Group, a name that is respected worldwide for delivering innovative solutions and pushing the envelope of civil and structural engineering achievement.

Originally a specialist in bridge components and post-tensioning, Freyssinet has successfully expanded its portfolio of products and services into repair, protection and strengthening of structures: specialising in diagnostic surveys, repairs, refurbishment, bridge bearings and cathodic protection to reinforced concrete in the building, civil and marine sectors.

In 2007 the Freyssinet Group adopted the ‘Sustainable Technology’ tagline.  Its products and services offer high value-added solutions which are synonymous with sustainability, our aim is “to do more with less materials and energy”, setting us apart from conventional solutions.

The opportunity
An exciting opportunity for a dynamic, enthusiastic Quantity Surveyor to join a growing team in Freyssinet’s London Office.

Job purpose/summary
To provide effective commercial support across a variety of projects in the South East, including civils, structural concrete repair and rail.

Duties and responsibilities:
To take projects from contract award through to final accounts including:

  • cost management
  • reporting and forecasting
  • supply chain evaluation and procurement
  • contract review and negotiation
  • negotiation, management and administration of sub-contract accounts
  • change management
  • issuing contractual notifications
  • negotiation and agreement of compensation events
  • production and agreement of final accounts
  • providing commercial advice to Operational team

Knowledge and experience
A highly motivated self-starter, you will have:

  • BSc in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or equivalent qualification
  • Experience from civils, working with NEC form of Contract
  • A good working knowledge of MS Office (minimum of Word and Excel)

Skills and attributes

Communicating & InfluencingStrong, effective communication skills; able to liaise confidently and concisely with a range of internal and external stakeholders; able to negotiate effectively and present information accurately
TeamworkingAble and willing to share and receive information; co-operate with colleagues, support group decisions and put group goals ahead of own
Planning & OrganisingExcellent organisational skills and time-management ability; able to provide a high standard of commercial support to projects, to ensure effective, profitable delivery
Attention to DetailSets and maintains high performance standards; pays close attention to detail, accuracy and completeness

Self-development
Maintain CPD by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, and participating in professional organizations. Keep up to date with industry sector and product developments, both externally and across the Freyssinet Group.

Benefits
£competitive plus annual bonus; car or car allowance; private healthcare; income protection insurance; life assurance; company pension; company share scheme.

Please email your CV and a covering letter to HR@freyssinet.co.uk with the subject title ‘Quantity Surveyor’.

Freyssinet is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Find out more about Freyssinet here.

Quantity surveyor job