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Senior Estimator

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Blantyre

Quantity Surveyor

Hamilton, Glasgow



About the role


Here at Babcock International, we’re looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor to assist in the commercial administration of the Track Alliance contract ensuring compliance with the contract terms and conditions.

You will manage the contract(s) effectively through appropriate contract administration, risk management and negotiation to deliver or improve the agreed profitability and cash projections, informing line management and seeking guidance as and when required.


You will also assist with enders and estimating activities ensuring procedures are managed and adhered to and to produce and coordinate tender submissions from Client documents and  Invitations to Tender

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

Key tasks to manage are inclusive of:

  • Assisting with Tenders and estimating
  • Cost control;
  • Cash collection;
  • Scope Variations and Adjustment Events; and
  • Sub-contract procurement and account administration.


This is an excellent opportunity to work for Babcock on the Track Alliance contract who are the sole supplier of all Track Renewal and associated civils projects across Scotland, with further opportunities across the Babcock group to move into other contracts and promotion.


What do I need to do the role?

You will be degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or a similar commercial discipline, and you will have previous demonstrable experience in a Quantity Surveyor role incorporating some estimating activity, for a contractor.

You will be experienced in managing large value contracts up to £5-10 million, and are able to come in and hit the ground running and work autonomously with little support.

A background in Rail, Civils or general construction is essential.

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