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Quantity Surveyor


Belfast, GB, BT1 3ES

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:               Quantity Surveyor 
Location:               Belfast, Ireland + Hybrid Working Arrangements 
Compensation:     Competitive + Benefits
Role Type:             Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:                  SF56828


At Babcock 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 at our Belfast site.


The role


As a Quantity Surveyor you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. The successful candidate will become part of a team that is the driving force behind our cost management within complex and exciting projects. 


Day to day, you’ll be accountable for the commercial administration of a contract (or contracts), ensuring compliance with the contract terms and conditions and Company and Group policies, procedures and delegated authorities. You'll also be expected to:


  • Deliver or improve agreed profitability and cash collections targets, ensuring change control and applications for payment are submitted in accordance with the contract and agreed in a timely manner, with minimal impact on cash flow.
  • Manage and support, from commencement to completion, the provision of all commercial deliverables in line with the contract requirements and timescales.
  • Build and manage a collaborative relationship with the customer’s and supply chain’s commercial representatives. Hold regular meetings to review and resolve commercial issues.
  • Attend and prepare appropriate information for project meetings to assist in maximising commercial opportunities and minimising risks.
  • Assist in the production and presentation of periodic contract updates in line with Company reporting requirements.
  • Manage tasks including, cost control, cash collection, change control, contract close-out/final account etc.


This role is full time, 35 hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements with three days in the office/onsite and two days working from home.


Agile working may be available to employees in some instances, applying the principles of fairness and consistency whilst ensuring that the overriding business needs can be appropriately met. We are happy to consider flexible, blended working, including part-time, condensed hours, and job sharing. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview. 


Essential experience of the Quantity Surveyor:

  • Experienced Quantity Surveyor.
  • Experienced in NEC contract management. 
  • Experienced in delivering contracts with value up to £5m.
  • Effective communicator (written and verbal) and experience in negotiation.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.
  • AssocRICS.


Qualifications for the Quantity Surveyor:
BSc (hons) in Quantity Surveyor or equivalent qualification.

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
  • Flexible working – we give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. 
  • Opportunities to develop your career.


Babcock International 
For over a century Babcock  has helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. 


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:    30/04/2024



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