Senior Project Quantity Surveyor – Clean Energy Generation

Location United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Pablo Diaz

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Job ref: 32461
Published: about 1 year ago

Senior Project Quantity Surveyor – Clean Energy Generation


Senior Project Quantity Surveyor sought by leading project developer pioneering the delivery of Renewable Energy assets throughout the UK. The successful Senior Quantity Surveyor will support project delivery, taking responsibility from the project development team, supporting the closure of contracts and managing them through construction and handover to operations.


Projects you will support include the UK’s largest Energy Storage Assets (+100MW), H2 Ready Thermal Power Plants and Green Hydrogen Electrolysis Assets. These projects will involve the installation of high value equipment, M&E and civils activity. The ideal Senior Quantity Surveyor will be comfortable overseeing risk and value management whilst driving the performance of sub-contractors and managing quality. A background in M&E, Renewables, O&G, Thermal power generation or other large-scale Infrastructure (Data Centres, Civil Infra etc) would be suitable.


Senior Project Quantity Surveyor key requirements


  • Ability to demonstrate significant experience in using various contract forms, with particular emphasis on the NEC suite of contracts (ECC Accredited Project Manager qualification preferable but not essential);
  • Preferably has experience of heavy Civils/M&E/Energy works in a main/principal contractor setting (but not essential);
  • Experience of working on contracts £10m plus for principal contractor (Desirable)


Senior Project Quantity Surveyor key responsibilities


  • Management of change – takes the lead and owns the change process – maintains effective change control procedures with supply chain (i.e.)managing Risk/Early Warning Registers; proactively reacts to notifications of works variations (cost and time), works with contractors to reduce project risk to Minimise cost;
  • Procurement – prepare enquiry documents, conduct work scope reviews, with particular emphasis on the identification of areas of design and time criticality T&C’s review, strong contract negotiation, select best value Contractors and Draft Final Order documentation
  • Manage Contractor accounts; assess and administer payments in a timely manner and formulate payment notifications and notices to pay less accordingly;
  • Challenge and act on areas subject to disallowed costs;
  • Reporting activities – Maintaining internal cost plans Earned Value recognition, reporting to Director level
  • Provide site management with commercial support and advice;
  • Strong emphasis on profit maximisation
  • Promote and maintain professional working relationships
  • Ability to work autonomously


Location – Projects are located throughout England with company offices in London and the North-East. A London base preferred.


The successful Senior Quantity Surveyor will benefit from a pipeline of challenging projects, allowing the opportunity to deliver some of the latest generation energy transition worldwide. You’ll operate within a lean organisation that offers autonomy, generous remuneration, market leading incentives and share scheme.


Senior Project Quantity Surveyor – Clean Energy Generation