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Senior Quantity Surveyor

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Job Introduction

This role is working for Alun Griffiths (part of Tarmac). Founded in 1968 Griffiths are one of the leading civil engineering and construction organisations working in Wales, the English border counties, and the West of England. 

We are very proud of our history and what makes us the company we are today. We also have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry we offer a range of career development opportunities as a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC. We are looking for people who share this passion, enthusiasm, and collaborative approach to join our team. As part of a global business in CRH, the career opportunities are limitless. 

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our Infrastructure Team working on the North Devon Link Road project based in South Molton, near Barnstaple, Devon.

We are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of backgrounds.  

Role Responsibility

As a Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will have worked in the construction industry, preferably on civil engineering projects. Reporting directly to the Managing Quantity Surveyor, you will be required to prepare and articulate competent plans for any scale of project that comply with Company and functional procedures and standards. Key responsibilities for this role will include: 

  • Overseeing the measurement and preparation of valuations 

  • Preparing and agreeing interim valuations and final accounts 

  • Recording, monitoring and reviewing the financial performance of contracts 

  • Managing financial accounts and report to senior management on the project performance 

  • Liaising and presenting to the client on the project performance 

  • Securing payments from customers within the specified contract terms 

  • Subcontract procurement and management of subcontractor accounts 

  • Pre-contract pricing and agreement project costs. 

  • Mentor and manage subordinate staff 

The Ideal Candidate

It is preferred, but not essential, that the successful candidate is; 

  • educated to degree level in Quantity Surveying, although other equivalent qualifications may be accepted (HNC/HND) 

  • members of a relevant professional body e.g. CICES, RICS 

  • experienced in working on general Civil Engineering projects, or working within the construction industry in other sectors 

The ideal candidate will also possess: 

  • A passion for safety 

  • Experience of using the NEC forms of contract  

  • Drive and ambition to succeed 

  • Good interpersonal skills 

  • Good problem-solving skills 

  • Customer focus and the ability to build relationships. 

  • Good IT skills specifically on spreadsheets, databases and the ability to adapt to bespoke software packages 

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Company Car/Allowance
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Access to join our Employee Communities (employee networks) we currently have nine communities inc.(REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & Carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female voice and Menopause
  • Training and development opportunities 

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future? 

Alun Griffiths is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

Tarmac Trading Limited

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