Senior Quantity Surveyor in England - London, United Kingdom

at Atkins

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

At Atkins we pride ourselves on providing solutions throughout a project’s lifecycle stages. This includes feasibility and planning, conceptual design, design development and implementation to full operation. By delivering sustainable policies, plans and processes, we strive to ensure that transport meets future economic, social and environmental expectations.   With global expertise in both the mass transit (including metros and light rail) and heavy rail markets, we enable our clients in the rail industry to realise their visions and achieve success from their capital investment programmes.   Due to continued growth we are now looking for Senior Quantity Surveyors to join our team and support our projects.


- Develop and operate strategies to maximise project revenues and cash flow in Atkins favour

- Ensure timely submission of all contractual notices and supporting data including robust payment applications

- Lead the Change Control Process and seek early resolution of contract changes

- Assist Project Management teams with advice and contractual support for project issues

- Liaise with project support functions such as finance, supply chain, risk and so on to ensure compliance with the company’s procedures and instructions, including all periodic reporting functions

- Ensure that adequate records are maintained in respect of project issues and commercial processes

- Support Work Package Management ensuring variances between planned budget expenditure and incurred costs are identified and appropriate action taken to minimise costs and liabilities

- Manage subcontract procurement and accounts

- Ensure insurance issues are managed in accordance with procedures

- Any other tasks assigned by Senior Management  


- Appropriate Degree and/or other academic and/or professional qualification and significant experience in a Quantity Surveying role

- Experience of Design and Build Contracts and NEC contracts

- Experience of assisting in the preparation, submission, negotiation and resolution of contractual claims and disputes

 - Knowledge/experience of the rail industry whilst desirable is not essential.

- Customer facing experience with a “win-win” philosophy and “can-do” attitude

- Good communicator at all levels, able to promote development of Atkins profile

- Commensurate IT skills

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