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Quantity Surveyor

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Belfast

Quantity Surveyor
Competitive Salary + Car Allowance


About the role

Here at Babcock International, we’re looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor to join a highly motivated, hugely capable and expanding team – currently consisting of 6 QS professionals.


Joining as a QS, you will be working on highly desirable contracts, will be subject to exceptional career development opportunities and will be accountable for the commercial administration of contracts, ensuring compliance with the contract terms and conditions, Company and Group policies, procedures and delegated authorities.


Through appropriate contract administration, risk management and negotiation, you will manage multiple concurrent contracts effectively to deliver or improve the agreed profitability and cash projections, informing line management and seeking guidance as and when required.


You will also develop and maintain client, supply chain and business function relationships, and ensure the core values of the Company are upheld at all times.


Further responsibilities include:
• Providing information to measure the financial performance of projects against targets
• Producing relevant information for preparation of subcontract enquiries and subsequent awards to agreed timescales
• Assisting in the preparation of estimates for bids
• Preparing and submit change control requests
• Producing and submitting applications for payment and track their certification and payment in-line with contractual terms and conditions
• Producing and inputting all information relevant to the CVR


What do I need to do the role?

You will ideally hold a BSc (hons) in Quantity Surveyor or equivalent qualification, and will be working towards membership of RICS.

You will have proven experience in a Quantity Surveying role, ideally within the Rail industry or with a contracts business, and of working alongside and managing sub-contractors.

You will also possess awareness of cost control measures, be experienced in procurement strategies and processes, and of working with and to various contract types and commercial terms, having delivered on individual contracts with a value up to £5m.


NEC contract experience would be a distinct advantage.


What else do I need to know?

This role is based in Belfast, there will be a requirement to travel around Northern Ireland very occasionally.

We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.


About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.


We are committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.


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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.



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