Civil Engineering / Highways Construction / Fibre Installation - Jnr Quantity Surveyor in Guildford

Your new role

Reporting to the Commercial Manager/Project Manager you will be a part of the commercial team responsible for keeping the strategic road network moving and delivering Routine Maintenance, Design Services and project delivery.

As an Assistant Quantity Surveyor, you will assist with the provision of commercial and contract assurance for our Construction and Fibre Installation contracts.

A bit about us

This is a great opportunity to join Diban Ltd; we offer exposure to civil engineering projects that are connecting communities, sustaining business and support the economy.

There's never been a better time to join our Commercial and Procurement team.

We're a growing, vibrant team helping to drive the most ambitious roads and fibre network installation investment programme our country has ever seen. You'll be involved in the design of our modern, progressive contracts and partnerships, negotiating best commercial terms, galvanizing innovation and producing smart cost estimates and plans. Building in every opportunity to ensure that our customers and road workers get home safe and well every day.

You will assist with the Commercial administration of several medium to high value projects, from initial pricing through to final account, and at times will take more of a lead on some smaller schemes.

Providing timely contractual advice, to all parties involved in the schemes. In doing so, you will need to develop excellent working relations with the Delivery Team and our Supply chain.

What you'll be leading on

Assisting with the administration of our Construction and Fibre Installation contracts, including, but not limited to -

Target Price/quotation assessment and agreement.
Early warning and compensation event management.
Interim Application for Payment assessments.
Final Account agreement.
Contractor Account Administration
Use of CEMAR for these processes.
As and when required, assist with other Commercial Tasks undertaken by the Commercial Team.

You will have demonstrable experience within the Construction/Infrastructure industry with proven commercial awareness of the aspects indicated above. Experience within the highways sector would be advantageous.
You will ideally have the ability to pursue, or be currently working towards membership of a relevant professional body (e.g. RICS, MICE, MCIPS)
You will have strong IT skills, with particular emphasis on Microsoft Excel proficiency. Knowledge of CEMAR and CONFIRM would be advantageous.
You will have knowledge of some of the commercial drivers within contracting as well as the needs of client organisations in terms of reporting, ensuring value for money and working collaboratively with the supply chain
Experience of NEC3/4 contract is advantageous.

Location: You will be base at our office in Guildford.

You must hold a full driving licence and be able to work Mon - Friday.

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual looking for a full-time career with an excellent and well established company.

Ad ID:
18 weeks ago
Curtis Irish
Posting for 4+ months