Senior Quantity Surveyor – Nuclear

Senior Quantity Surveyor – Nuclear

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:


  • Lead/support commercial aspects of the tender and estimating processes.
  • Lead/support the Commercial and Supply Chain Director with the reviews of contract conditions and contract negotiations and amendments.
  • Lead/support the Commercial and Supply Chain Director with the negotiation and agreement of wording and limits of security in respect to Performance Bonds, Parent Company Guarantees, Insurances etc including the review and monitoring of renewals.
  • Lead/support the setting of commercial strategies for projects.

Contract Administration & Risk Management:

  • Implement project commercial and contractual strategies.
  • Ensure the business position is protected and commercial/contractual obligations always fulfilled whilst working collaboratively with our clients and supply chain.
  • Ensure compliance with Dalkia commercial and/or contract policies and/or procedures.
  • Key advisor to the Directors on project commercial and/or contractual matters.
  • Provide advise to the Project Management team on the day-to-day commercial risks and associated issues that arise during the lifecycle of the project.
  • Implement risk management strategy, monitoring and reporting procedure.
  • Liaise with the Directors on contractual matters and ensure strategies and actions are implemented.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with the Client, to help future business development.
  • Negotiation and agreement of final accounts.
  • Lead/support the resolution of disputes, including preparation and presenting 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.
  • Implement escalation procedures surrounding non-certifications and/or overdue/late payments.
  • Maintain strong cashflow into the business through appropriate tracking and monitoring of performance.

Change Management:

  • Implement change management strategy/plan.
  • Lead the identification of variations in scope and ensure entitlement is secured through the contractual notifications process.
  • Maximise entitlement with respect to profitability and/or revenue and mitigate and minimise exposure and costs.
  • Ensure processes and procedures are implemented on projects to retain contemporaneous records.
  • 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:

  • Implement supply chain management strategy/plan.
  • Ensure all suppliers and sub-contractors are pre-qualified and procured in accordance with company procedures.
  • Lead the preparation and issuing of enquiry packs and vetting of quotations received.
  • Ensure that suppler and sub-contract orders are placed in accordance with Dalkia procedures ensuring the correct transfer of risks and step-down provisions accordingly.
  • Lead/support the negotiation of suppler and sub-contractor terms and conditions including levels or limits of liability, insurances etc.
  • Lead/support the drafting and issuing of contractual correspondence.
  • Lead the administration, management, and control of sub-contract accounts and variations incl. performance/compliance reviews.
  • Timely review, valuation, assessment, and certification of payments.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with the Supply Chain, to help future business development.
  • Lead/support the validation and agreement of final accounts.
  • Lead/support 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.
  • Lead/support the Commercial and Supply Chain Director during commercial and contractual audits of worksites and suppliers as required to maintain compliance and implementation of key learning.

Minimum Qualifications/Experience:

  • A formal qualification in Quantity Surveying (required).
  • Relevant professional accreditation (desirable).
  • Demonstrable experience in similar role within the construction industry (5+ years)
  • Experience of administering JCT and NEC Suit of Contracts.
  • Experience with communicating with all levels of Senior Management and Client.
  • Experience in working with cost management systems such as Navision, Oracle, SAP, ERP, Coins etc.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word etc.2

Personal Characteristics:

  • Willing to work within a new evolving team.
  • A dynamic individual with a passion for their subject and desire to continually develop and improve.
  • Enjoys working as part of a team, building and maintaining relationships.
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal, collaborative, negotiation and communication skills.
  • Strong commercial acumen.
  • Demonstrates Positivity through always striving for solutions.
  • Demonstrates Respect through valuing other points of view.
  • Demonstrates Clarity through sharing information simply and concisely.
  • Demonstrates Solidarity through adopting a “One Team” approach.

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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