Project Quantity Surveyor

London, Croydon
  1. Transportation
Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. They build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of new and exciting ideas. Atkins have a vision to shape the future of transportation, to lead where others follow and to deliver the future of mobility today. Atkins Transportation Division covers all aspects of multidisciplinary design and management from inception to options appraisal through to detailed scheme design and delivery support as well as delivering design and build projects.

Due to continued growth at Atkins we are now looking for a Quantity Surveyor to be part of our Transportation team, delivering on Rail Projects in the South East. This role will be based in our London or Croydon office.
Atkins has a unique place in the UK Rail industry where we are both a major supplier to Network Rail on design and build signalling and communications contracts as well as being a multi-functional design engineer covering all the rail engineering disciplines either direct to the infrastructure owner or via a contractor. 

Whilst rail experience is advantageous, we are very interested in talking to candidates who have main contractor or subcontracting experience in the construction and/or rail industry. 

• Support the Commercial Manager/Senior Quantity Surveyor and Project Manager in operating strategies to maximise project revenues and cash flow
• Ensure timely submission of all contractual notices and supporting data including robust payment applications
• Taking a leading role in the Change Control Process and seek early resolution of contract changes
• Support the preparation and agreement of interim valuations
• Final account submissions
• Support the bidding process as required
• Liaise with project support functions such as finance, supply chain, risk and so on to ensure compliance with the company’s procedures and instructions, including all periodic reporting functions and GRN etc.
• Maintain adequate records in respect of project issues and commercial processes
• Support Project Cost Control Management ensuring variances between planned budget expenditure and incurred costs are identified and appropriate action taken to minimise costs and liabilities
• Internal and external commercial periodic reporting
• Support subcontract procurement and accounts

• Appropriate Degree and/or other academic and/or professional qualification
• Experience in a Quantity Surveying role
• Experience of working in a Design and Build environment
• Customer facing experience with a “win-win” philosophy and “can-do” attitude
• Good communicator at all levels, able to promote development of Atkins profile
• Commensurate IT skills
• Knowledge/experience of the rail industry is preferable though not essential.
• Experience of NEC beneficial

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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