Quantity Surveyor – Nuclear

Quantity Surveyor – Nuclear

Main responsibilities and key outcomes


  • Support tender and estimating processes commercially.
  • Undertake reviews of contract conditions and involvement in contract negotiations and amendments.
  • Involvement in contractual negotiations.
  • Involvement in commercial strategy setting for projects.
  • Preparation of contractual forms/templates.

Contract Administration & Risk Management:

  • Protect the business position and commercial/contractual obligations at all times whilst working collaboratively with our clients and supply chain.
  • Liaise with Senior Management on contractual matters and taking action as required.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with the Client, to help future business development.
  • Assist in the preparation and agreement of final accounts.
  • Assist in the resolution of disputes, including preparation of associated documentation/records.

Contract Cost Control & Valuations:

  • Produce cost reports and forecasts.
  • Prepare accurate and timely Client valuations/applications for payment.
  • Attend site walks to review and agree certifications.
  • Ensure payments are received on time
  • Prepare cashflow forecasts and monitor performance.

Change Management:

  • Identify variations in scope, secure entitlement through the appropriate contractual notifications process.
  • Assess the implications in terms of cost and/or time, prepare and submit assessments for recovery.
  • Negotiate and agree variations in scope.
  • Ensure costs and recovery of variations in scope are tracked and reported as part of change management procedure.

Supply Chain Management:

  • Undertake pre-qualification checks and reviews.
  • Assist with the preparation and issuing of enquiry packs and vetting of quotations received.
  • Preparation of sub-contracts and all required documentation ensuring correct transfer of risks and step-down provisions.
  • Administration, management, and control of sub-contract accounts and variations incl. performance/compliance reviews.
  • Valuation, assessment, and certification of payments.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with the Supply Chain, to help future business development.
  • Assist in the preparation and agreement of final accounts.
  • Assist in the resolution of disputes, including preparation of associated documentation/records.

Reporting & Forecasting:

  • Preparation and presenting of monthly budgets, forecasts, accounts and reports accurate project.
  • Attend/support internal and external progress, operational and commercial meetings.
  • Provide support during commercial and contractual audits.

Minimum Qualifications/Experience:

  • A formal qualification in Quantity Surveying (desirable).
  • Relevant professional accreditation (desirable).
  • Demonstrable experience in similar role within the construction industry (min. 3 years).
  • IT literacy with regards to Microsoft Excel, Word etc.

Desired but not essential:

  • Experience within the M&E/MEP industry (5+ years desirable).
  • Experience in managing multiple subcontractors.
  • Experience on projects from £2m to £20m in value.
  • Familiarity with JCT and NEC Suite of Contracts.
  • Experience and comfort when communicating with all levels of Senior Management and Clients.
  • The ability to influence the project decision making process.
  • Experience in working with cost management systems such as Navision, Oracle, SAP, ERP, Coins etc.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Willing to learn within a new evolving team.
  • A confident and driven individual with a desire to continually develop and improve.
  • Enjoys working as part of a team, building and maintaining relationships.
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal, collaborative and communication skills.
  • A commercially aware mindset.

Working Pattern and Location:

  • 37 hours per week
  • Site based – Hinkley Point C
Hinkley, Nuclear
Date of issue
March 7, 2024
Business Unit
Dalkia Engineering
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