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Job Title:             Managing Quantity Surveyor – Process & Water

Location:             Havant & Surrounding area

Salary:                 £60-70,000

Job Brief

Our client is an Engineering Procurement and Construction company operating across the UK and overseas.

Established for over 70 years, the Company has successfully grown to an award-winning organisation now employing more than 1000 people.

As a dynamic, multi-disciplined company providing innovative, technology-led solutions to complex engineering challenges their in-house design and manufacturing capability puts them at the forefront of engineering excellence across sectors of expertise which includes Energy, Process & Water, Nuclear and Oil & Gas

Job Description

We have an immediate requirement to appoint a Managing Quantity Surveyor to join the commercial team at BTU, reporting to the Commercial Manager and working closely with the Finance Manager. This role is based in Havant and is working on the Southern Water Framework, delivering planned and reactive maintenance projects as well as adhoc project work. This is a hands-on role would suit either a Senior QS looking to move into a MQS role or someone who is currently a MQS. Applicants should have a working knowledge of NEC3 and excellent inter-personal skills as well as strong contractual negotiation skills.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Monthly Commercial reports to be produced and issued to Client:
  • Cost value reconciliations (CVR)
  • Cost to complete (CTC)
  • Cashflow forecasts including interim updates
  • Work in progress
  • Internal Management Progress Reports (IMPR)
  • Report writing for Client, Senior Management/Directors
  • Produce monthly valuation applications by either:
  • Milestone achievement
  • Defined cost-plus fee via Client’s COINS system
  • Measurement take-off
  • Maintain contemporary change management throughout project(s), namely:
  • Timely notification to Southern Water in accordance with contract provisions
  • Agreeing entitlement and quantum with the Client’s client
  • Manage & mentor Junior Quantity Surveyors within the team
  • Client interface
  • Maintain Subcontract Administration throughout project(s), namely:
  • Issue work package enquiries to subcontractors for tendering
  • Analyse subcontract tenders
  • Evaluate subcontractor interim valuations
  • Provide advice to Client on subcontractor variations (entitlement and quantum of change)
  • Evaluate entitlement and quantum of subcontractor variations
  • Evaluate and agree subcontractor final accounts upon Subcontract completion
  • Advise Client on authorising release of retention monies at end of Defects Correction Period


  • Currently working as a Senior QS / Managing QS
  • Thorough working knowledge of NEC3
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management/multi-tasking skills
  • Experience of managing junior Surveyors
  • Able to prioritise effectively
  • Excellent IT skills (MS Office & SharePoint)
  • Strong attention to details/accuracy
  • Flexible & proactive


  • An HNC/HND/BSc in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management or by experience

Company Benefits

This company offers the opportunity for career development within a professional and friendly safe working environment. They value employee’s and strongly support and encourage individuals to gain professional qualifications, whilst offering the opportunity to work on projects of differing sizes within a variety of industry sectors.

Company benefits package includes;

  • A competitive salary
  • Company car or car allowance
  • 24 days holiday + bank holidays (increasing with service)
  • Salary Sacrifice Scheme to buy more holidays
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Company Pension