Quantity Surveyor

Colas Ltd | Coleshill

Posted Date 14/09/2023

Job Introduction

To provide support to the Commercial team with the administration of the Area 9 M & R Contract, (Highways Maintenance & Response Contract).

Main Responsibility

You will be providing support and guidance to the Commercial team management of QS, AQS and Trainee QS and provision of accurate and timely reports to support routine commercial requirements of the contract for month end reporting. You will need to ensure value and cost associated with the various workstreams are reconciled and recovered via the contract mechanisms within Area 9 Contract and manage subcontract packages effectively from procurement to Final account. You will need to provide support with pricing of new works activities in accordance with contract mechanisms and provide accurate and timely commercial reports and advice to senior management team whilst monitoring contracts and reporting against the appropriate commercial targets.

The Ideal Candidate

The role holder must be able to demonstrate that they have the following personal, interpersonal, professional practice and business skills. You will need to have excellent knowledge of standard forms of construction contracts notably NEC, must be a team leader and player with good time management. You will be a good manager and motivator and have flexibility of approach. You will be conscientious, trustworthy, open and reliable.

Package Description

  • As well as a highly competitive salary, Colas offers some great benefits with this role, including:
  • A generous pension contribution
  • Life assurance cover (x4 basic salary)
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (with the option to buy/sell more)
  • Flexible working policy
  • Opportunity to study towards a professional qualification fully funded
  • Ongoing training and personal/professional development
  • Discounts on car leasing, holidays, cinema tickets, restaurants and much more through our online employee benefits portal

About the Company

Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people including over 1500 in the UK across multiple sites. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential.

Colas is fully committed to promoting equality and diversity and maintaining a culture of fairness, transparency and respect for all employees, clients, communities, suppliers, contractors and other stakeholders. Colas aims to be inclusive, meet diverse needs and promote awareness and ownership in the workplace and the communities in which we serve.

Colas values the strength and differences that a diverse workforce brings to the organisation and believes that by harnessing these differences, we will foster a productive environment where equity and mutual respect are intrinsic, where talents are being fully utilised and organisational goals are met.

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