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Manager - Quantity Surveyor

  1. Aylesbury
R-116763

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions. 

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As a Team Leader position, you will be leading a team providing strategy and support to delivery teams through estimating, procurement and management of the works contracts on behalf of Buckinghamshire Council, within the Buckinghamshire Highway Alliance.  The commercial team help to deliver various portfolios of highway renewal and improvement works, embracing collaborative working and helping to drive efficiencies.

You will be responsible for both team strategy, procedures and line management, ensuring that your team help to deliver our schemes to programme, budget and to the highest quality standards and work integrated with design delivery and construction supervision teams as well as undertaking a Client facing role.

The role is based within the Buckinghamshire Highways Client office in Aylesbury.

Your purpose:

  • As Managing Quantity Surveyor, you will oversee and lead a team of Quantity Surveyors/Estimators both locally in Bucks and within remote team within AtkinsRéalis Global Technology Centre.  Your team will be integrated in and coordinate with portfolio delivery teams working on the Buckinghamshire Highways Framework.
  • You will seek to deliver high quality performance to meet project goals and deadlines through managing and developing team, driving continuous improvement and innovation.
  • Drive the commercial/procurement strategy and process to ensure best value is demonstrated to Buckinghamshire Highways Client.  You will have day to day communication with Buckinghamshire Client as part of AtkinsRéalis Leadership team and prepare data and reports to timescales in a format required by line management and clients.  Develop client relationships and provide an outstanding level of service delivery, in conjunction with senior management.
  • You will have responsibility for a team delivering accurate Schedule of Rates and scheme estimates to succeed against Contract Key Performance Indicators.
  • Delivery of the Procurement Documentation and Assessment for Bucks Highways Term Maintenance and Framework Contractors.
  • Support the Construction NEC Project Manager & Supervision Team through provision of Quantity Surveying Services and managing the change control process through Term Maintenance and Framework CEMAR Contracts.
  • Deliver the monthly Contractor application for payment process and final account including close liaison with Buckinghamshire Highways (Council) Finance leads.
  • Build collaborative working relationships with Alliance Contractors.

What you can bring:

  • A degree in quantity surveying and commercial management, equivalent discipline, or experience. Full member of relevant professional body and Chartered Status.
  • You would bring previous experience managing contract packages from inception to final accounting including:
    • Taking-off from working drawings, specifications, and walk-talk-build (WTB).
    • Preparing cost estimate and comparison.
    • Preparation of Contract Documents.
    • Tender assessment.
  • Proficient in NEC forms of contract and the application of Schedule of Rates (SoR), and Method of Measurement (MoM).
  • Ability to work collaboratively and integrate into multi-disciplinary teams, with experience in highways works.
  • Experienced in ability to negotiate with contractors.
  • Experience of building and managing diverse engineering highways design teams.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the proven ability to motivate, coach and develop team members at all levels (early careers, through to experienced).

Why work for AtkinsRéalis? 

Our Transportation teams are reinventing transport for a challenging yet exciting future. We're creating new ideas and smart solutions for cities, people and the environment. You'll be working alongside some of the top people in our industry, solving challenges that bring together traditional engineering and new technologies. As part of our organisation, you'll be in a privileged position, delivering what's right for governments and communities. You'll be helping us to improve our leading environmental performance while enabling others to do the same. 

Meeting your needs: 

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career and personal needs. You'll enjoy benefits such as partner discounts, leadership training, professional, accreditations, and career planning for any stage of your career. Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk through any adjustments you might need. 

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis. It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below: 

YourReward at AtkinsRéalis (atkinsrealis.com) 

More about us: 

AtkinsRéalis, is a leading global consultancy with over 100 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge, and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world. 

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects: AtkinsRéalis Projects (atkinsrealis.com) 

Training: 

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions. 

Additional Information: 

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance. 

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability. 

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