Salary Range: £36,167- £40,464 per annum
Work Location: Elizabeth II Court, Winchester
Hours per week: 37
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: 8 January 2023
Our Highways Engineering Services is a forward-thinking in-house business unit offering a range of construction related services to the County Council and other public authorities. We provide design, project management and financial/contract management services from early stages of a project through to supervision of the actual construction.
Reporting to the Principal Quantity Surveyor, you’ll be responsible for the effective cost control of a wide variety of highway and other engineering projects valued up to £25 million.
What can we offer you?
We look after our staff and enable those with ambition to reach their full potential through structured training programs as well as individual coaching and mentoring. You’ll be able to work on interesting and ambitious projects that have a direct positive impact on the area. We offer a range of family-friendly policies including flexible working and a generous annual leave entitlement. We would advise any candidate wishing to work less than 37 hours per week to contact the Recruiting Manager in the first instance.
Hampshire County Council offers a competitive salary, flexible working and an extensive benefits package, including 25 days annual leave (rising to 28 days after five years) plus bank holidays. Please see our website for details: Our Benefits Package
Hampshire is a beautiful place to live, with vibrant cities, miles of coastline and two National Parks. If you enjoy outdoor activities, you’ll find world class walking, cycling, sailing and much more. Click on the link here for more information:- Living and Working in Hampshire
No Agencies please.
Please note: as part of your application it is important to submit a strong covering letter, detailing how your relevant experience meets the requirement for the role. Please do not submit a generic CV, as this will not be considered on its own.
Your role will be to prepare estimates, contract documentation and provide financial management of contractors and suppliers. You’ll also ensure that payments are made in accordance with the Council Regulations and the contract documents.
You’ll be educated to HND/Degree level or equivalent and have experience of Quantity Surveying in a civil engineering environment. You’ll also have an understanding of conditions of contract and methods of measurement. Demonstration of negotiation with contractors and suppliers would also be an advantage. We will sponsor the right candidate through their Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) to become chartered.
Quantity Surveyor Job Description and Person Specification
Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:
Stephen Green, Principal Quantity Surveyor on
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