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Senior Quantity Surveyor



Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:    Senior Quantity Surveyor 
Location:     Warrington, UK – Hybrid 
Compensation:   £55,000-70,000
Role Type:    Full time / Permanent
Role ID:         SF 48331

Be where you matter 

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 Senior Quantity Surveyor at our Warrington location.
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility


Cavendish Nuclear
The Senior Quantity Surveyor role within 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.


The role

The difference our new Senior Quantity Surveyor will make
As a Senior Quantity Surveyor, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. The Senior Quantity Surveyor will work with key internal stakeholders, client and suppliers/subcontractors to drive both strategic value and operational excellence through all levels of the business.


Day to day, you’ll provide management and support to Quantity Surveyors for diffrent projects and contracts, you will be doing contract admin, and provide commercial support and expertise to projects being responsible for a range of commercial activities (i.e reviews, change management, compensation, etc.).


At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role provides a hybrid arrangement of working 2 days in the office and three days at home.


Essential experience

•    Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in Building Services Quantity Surveying or have a general degree in Quantity Surveying 
•    Sustainable experience in a Quantity Surveying role 
•    Experience in managing business stakeholders to meet milestones and deliverables 
•    Good understanding of day-to-day commercial administration in the Engineering and Construction industries 
•    Self-motivated 
•    Excellent generalist commercial experience 
•    Experience in delivering to project commercial strategy, and to delivering on large and complex contracts and bids 
•    Experience in supporting large-scale projects and complex change initiatives using appropriate methodologies 
•    Excellent NEC3 skills


What we offer

Generous benefits including:
•    Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus 8 bank holidays. You also have the option to buy or sell up to 5 days holiday per year
•    Loyalty Recognition 
•    Profession membership subscriptions – Subscription fees for one relevant professional institute per person per annum.    
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing 
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International 

For over 130 years, we have 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. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. 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.




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