Senior Quantity Surveryor (Mechanical)
2d ago


  • Take responsibility for your own safety and understand Arcadis Health and Safety Principles
  • Perform role in accordance with the Arcadis behavioural framework
  • Collaborate with other team members and other disciplines to deliver project requirements
  • Develop an understanding of the contribution that GEC teams make in the overall delivery of tasks and the projects within Arcadis
  • Work as a project resource, completing allocated activities to meet budget, timeframe and quality objectives and meeting or exceeding client expectations
  • Apply analytical and cost and commercial skills as well as technical writing skills at a task level
  • Deliver work that meets Arcadis quality requirements
  • Operate as a competent professional within a single area of work with little supervision
  • Require direction from supervisor on new or unusual areas of work
  • Independently performing routine and some non-routine tasks
  • Contribute to the resolution of technical issues on projects
  • Liaise with Task Managers / Team leaders to ensure effective communication on project matters
  • Undertake production checking, of work in progress to ensure that it meets project intent
  • Follows training plan for professional development, attend appropriate training events
  • Commit to receiving on the job technical training by performing tasks, which are under the direct supervision of more experienced staff within well-defined limits
  • Participate in Arcadis knowledge sharing activities
  • Work with a Mentor to develop technical excellence within a structured training programme under GEC C&CM Training Academy and the GEC accredited APC Training Program provider
  • Contribute to a range of professional cost management assignments by undertaking practical tasks, monitor and review work undertaken by more junior colleagues and work with Task Managers to ensure programmes of work are undertaken and project milestones are met such as preparation of cost estimate and cost plan quantification, ensuring that all quantities, rates, assumptions and exclusions are correct, preparation of Bill of Quantities, quantitative tender review and preparation of tender report, desk top evaluation of applications for payment, evaluation of contract variations to assess cost effects and identifying variances between planned and incurred costs andd notify more senior colleagues of any discrepancies to ensure nagement has access to up-
  • to-date and accurate information to aid their decision-making

  • Understand and comply with all risk and compliance principles, taking standard corrective action or reporting any unsafe or inappropriate situations or wider project risks, to ensure the delivery of the project is not adversely impacted
  • Interpret data and prepare supporting documentation such as schedules, feasibility studies and cost reports, making straightforward recommendations to support senior colleagues in their decision making process
  • Take a proactive role in assessing and evaluating cost and commercial management processes, sharing knowledge, identifying opportunities and providing advice to help improve processes and systems
  • Apply technical methods and expertise to complete complex, professional level tasks as requested by colleagues, prioritising case load and interpreting established policies in order to effectively support the cost and commercial management function
  • Provide specialist advice and support on cost management queries to customers inside and outside the business, ensuring an efficient and high-
  • quality provision of information to all internal and external stakeholders

  • Identify necessary changes to delivery requirements, raise these to Task Managers to resolve stakeholder issues by flagging issues as soon as they are encountered and suggesting appropriate solutions in order to contribute to client care to ensure ongoing client satisfaction
  • Guide and provide technical advice to QS / AQS and support them in their delivery.
  • Manage small tasks within and overall project

  • Have developed deeper understanding of the services delivered by Arcadis and the industry sector
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of Arcadis Management System requirements to support delivery of cost and commercial projects
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety regulations and guidelines
  • How to apply standard QS practices, techniques and procedures
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Can perform work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule under supervision
  • Awareness of sustainable development best practice
  • Experience in delivering analysis and insights
  • Technical knowledge in specialised field, including construction processes and / or cost and commercial management.
  • Advanced proficiency with desktop applications (e.g. MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of own area of specialism and a developing understanding of wider organisational and programme environment
  • Achieve the level of competencies in accordance with required C&CM Accreditation Skills Log
  • Have a BE / BSc Eng, Diploma in QS or equivalent in a relevant discipline
  • At least 5 years of construction experience in consultancy or contracting.
  • Working towards their APC.
  • Function

    Cost and Commercial Management

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