Quantity Surveyor


Job summary

Babcock International
£50,000 - £59,999
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Location: Warrington, Cheshire + Hybrid working arrangement
Compensation: £32,000- £50,000 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time
Role ID: SF56712

At Cavendish Nuclear we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Quantity Surveyor

The role
As a Quantity Surveyor you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will facilitate and coordinate effective corporate governance compliance, implementation and monitoring in line with Group and Cavendish Nuclear requirements. The Quantity Surveyor will work with key internal stakeholders, clients, and suppliers/subcontractors to drive both strategic value and operational excellence through all levels of the business.

Day-to-day, you'll:

  • Provide commercial support and expertise to projects being responsible for a range of commercial activities (bid governance, reviews, change management, compensation event, contractual notices etc.)
  • Undertake internal compliance, liaising with the relevant Head of Commercial (HoC) / SQS and customers as required.
  • Support the CNL Project Managers with all commercial aspects on the project
  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders (internal and external) ensuring alignment of objectives and mutual setting of goals
  • Support the construction of and delivers a robust procurement project plan that delivers the objectives of the project, ensuring the deadline and budget are met and that the necessary communications and risk mitigations are in place
  • Manage commercial risk including effective management and mitigation of supply chain risk to ensure that the Company's commercial position is best protected referring to SQS, HoC or (Senior) Project manager as the project dictates

This role is full time 37 hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements with 3 days in the office/onsite and 2 days working from home.

Essential experience of the Quantity Surveyor

  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in Building Services Quantity Surveying or have a general degree in Quantity Surveying
  • Good understanding of day to day commercial administration in the Engineering and Construction industries
  • General commercial experience
  • Evidence of delivering on accountabilities and driving the commercial agenda
  • Experience in delivering to project commercial strategy, and to delivering on large and complex contracts and bids
  • Experience in supporting large-scale projects and complex change initiatives using appropriate methodologies
  • Experience in developing and sustaining positive working relationships including the ability to understand and work in line with the customers commercial strategy
  • Excellent NEC3/4 skills

The successful candidate must be able to achieve BPSS security clearance for this role.

What we offer :

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Cavendish Nuclear
As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we're innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group - from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 22/04/2024


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