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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Balfour Beatty

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Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a SENIOR QUANTITY SURVEYOR to join our Rail team to work in Pontypridd.

Role Purpose:

The SQS will be simultaneously supporting multiple project managers with contract values of up to GBP5m in an technologically innovative and high value-added environment.

What you'll be doing

You will have the following accountabilities:

  • Adherence to Balfour Beatty BMS Commercial Processes, more specifically:
    - General Minimum Commercial Expectations
    - Balfour Beatty Gated Lifecycle
    Acc Ensuring on time payment in line with contractual entitlement
    Acc Customer interfacing on all commercial matters, including:
    - Change control submission, monitoring and settlements
    - Customer correspondence
    - Final account administration and settlementsAcc
  • Post contract award commercial support to individual project managers and projects
  • Pre contract commercial activities
  • Subcontract procurement and management
  • Preparation of Monthly project reports and commercial input at Gate 6 reviews
  • Contractual documentation management
  • Risk Management
  • While this is not a traditional construction Quantity Surveying role, this is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a driven commercial professional to work in a growing and high value-added business that delivers diverse and continually developing products and services to a wide range of global rail customers.
Who we're looking for

You will have the following qualities and experience;

  • Pre-Contract / Tendering experience, preferably with exposure to Technologies contracts
  • Rail experience with Tier 1 rail contractors, Train Manufacturers or Customers, eg: NR, TFL
  • Signalling experience within the rail environment would be an advantage
  • Looking to progress a commercial career within the Rail sector
  • RICS or Degree Educated in Commercial Background
Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

Balfour Beatty Rail Limited is an international leader in rail infrastructure engineering projects and the UK's largest rail engineering and services provider. We offer a full range of rail infrastructure activities from high-speed rail to mass rapid transit, covering urban, rural and commuter routes, for both public and private railways.

For an example of the exciting work our rail teams undertake click here:


We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering). Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the workingmums.co.uk Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

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