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Contract Position

Senior Quantity Surveyor, Highways

Newcastle / North East


CappKind is an established professional services provider to the construction industry, regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). We support our clients (both end clients and contractors) with some of the largest capital programmes in the UK and abroad.

We are currently expanding and looking for talented, forward thinking commercial professionals to support us. We are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to support our team and provide core commercial services for our clients. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced intermediate QS to make the step up to senior QS, initially taking responsibly for major subcontract packages on a large highways project in the north east.

The role

  • Contract, expected 8 months+, 40 hours per week.
  • Based remotely or at our Leeds head office, with regular travel to the Newcastle area (up to 2 days per week).
  • Initially providing contractor-side quantity surveying services for a major highways project.
  • Resources must have experience working on highways projects, or other similar infrastructure projects such as utilities, rail and/or other types of civils.
The resource(s) providing the services will
  • Have a degree in a construction or quantity surveying related discipline.
  • Have a minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience.
  • Preferably be a member of a relevant Professional Institution or working towards membership.
  • Have an in depth understanding and experience of contractual and commercial processes.
  • Have contractor QS experience, taking full responsibility for main contract commercial management and subcontract procurement / management.
  • Have a good working knowledge of NEC forms of contract.
  • Be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Be client focused and able to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships.
  • Be a self-motivated team player that demonstrates excellent judgement and decision-making skills.
  • £375 to £425 per day (depending on experience/qualifications of the resources providing the services).

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