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Quantity Surveyor


Warrington, GB, WA3 6YD

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:                   Quantity Surveyor 
Location:                   Warrington, Cheshire + Hybrid Working Arrangement 
Compensation:         Competitive + Benefits
Role Type:                Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:                    SF57421

At Cavendish Nuclear 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 Warrington site.


The role


As a Quantity Surveyor, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will be responsible for facilitating and coordinating effective corporate governance compliance, implementation and monitoring in line with Group and Cavendish Nuclear requirements.


Day-to-day, you’ll will work with key internal stakeholders, client and suppliers/subcontractors to drive both strategic value and operational excellence through all levels of the business.


  • Provide commercial support and expertise to projects being responsible for a range of commercial activities, e.g. bid governance, reviews, change management, compensation event, contractual notices 
  • Supports the construction of and delivers a robust procurement project plan that delivers the objectives of the project, ensuring the deadline and budget are met and that the necessary communications and risk mitigations are in place
  • Utilise sourcing and tendering processes that meet and exceed project / programme deliverables
  • Ensure that work packages are well defined, procured on suitable terms and conditions, with quantified risk
  • Manage the post contract commercial management of subcontracts during project execution phases and mitigating the business exposure to subcontractor claims


This role is full time, thirty-seven hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements with three days in the office/onsite and two days working from home and is based at our Warrington Office. 


Essential experience of the Quantity Surveyor 

  • Experience in delivering to project commercial strategy, and to delivering on large and complex contracts and bids
  • Good understanding of day to day commercial administration in the Engineering and Construction industries
  • Experience in supporting large-scale projects and complex change initiatives using appropriate methodologies
  • Demonstrable experience of NEC3 / NEC4 Contracts


Qualifications for the Quantity Surveyor 

  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in Building Services Quantity Surveying or have a general degree in Quantity Surveying


We value difference and don’t have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and/or willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.


Security Clearance

The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Standard (BPSS) and Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (


What we offer 

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive ten 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
  • Opportunities to develop your career
  • Autonomy to perform the role


Cavendish Nuclear

As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we’re innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group – from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together. 


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:    09/08/2024



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