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4 months ago
Barhale
Location: Liphook
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Surveying Jobs
Quantity Surveyor The Role: The Quantity Surveyor will provide commercial support to project teams, maintaining
commercial information and ensuring compliance with contractual requirements and the
Company’s ‘Three Pillar’ objectives. They will liaise with customer representatives and other
third parties on commercial issues including agreement of variations, claims and any
additional payments. Key Responsibilities:
Reporting Ensure robust, accurate and timely cost and value reporting at both project and business
unit level
Ensure accurate cash flow reporting takes place
Carry out cost management including forecasting
Update the monthly CVR, cost and commercial plans
Processes Help ensure that internal commercial processes are adhered to across the business unit
Actively seek to improve processes and procedures
Hold a good understanding of the processes and procedures used by any JV/Alliance that
we are working within, and assist in their development and improvement
External relationships Help ensure that any main contracts entered into have terms and conditions that are
appropriate for Barhale, with commercial risks identified
Ensure that the supply chain are engaged appropriately with the correct contract terms and
conditions
Build and maintain good client relationships
Be responsible for subcontract letting, negotiation and financial accounting
Prepare applications for payment
Liaise with the client, client representatives and other third parties on commercial issues,
including agreement of variations, claims and additional payments
Internal relationships Contribute towards effective interaction between the Commercial Team and the operational
site teams
Work with site management to forecast predicted spend and cash recovery and ensure that
both are kept in line with target
Share best practice with others and be proactive in advising site teams on costs and
management of them

Key measures & targets: Accurate monthly forecasting
Ability to challenge resources and costs
Maintain deadlines in line with monthly commercial calendar
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Key relationships: Commercial Manager/Managing Quantity Surveyor and rest of Commercial Team Business Development and Bid Managers
Site Teams
Clients Person Specification: The successful candidate is likely to meet the following criteria:
Essential Previous experience of the construction industry
HND/degree (or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying
Familiarity with ICE/NEC forms of contract and knowledge and understanding of
Construction Law
Previous experience of commercial management and procurement of subcontractors,
including chairing regular meetings, measurement and control cycle, certificates and
accruals calculations
Ability to demonstrate a good knowledge of monthly reporting and earned value analysis
Have knowledge and experience in estimation and cost analysis
Excellent communication, numeric and computer literacy skills, proficient in Microsoft Office
Excellent organisation and time management skills, with the ability to work to tight deadlines
Ability to work effectively in a team and delegate, but also able to work on own initiative
Previously worked for the Contractor, rather than the client
Can complete tasks quickly and accurately

Desirable Member of RICS or other relevant professional body, or working towards
CSCS card Benefits: As well as offering a competitive salary, remuneration for this role includes flexible benefits,
which provides a range of guaranteed benefits including but not limited to:
 Company car/car allowance  5% Company pension contribution  Life Assurance at 2 x notional salary  Single persons private medical cover  Permanent Health Cover

About Barhale: Barhale is one of the largest privately owned infrastructure specialists in the UK and was
originally formed in 1980 as a specialist tunnelling contractor diversifying over the years into
various civil engineering areas. Barhale works UK-wide across the water, transport, energy
and developer services sectors providing design, construction and maintenance services
under long-term contracts, with blue-chip public, regulated and private clients. The company
employs over 600 people in the UK, has an annual turnover of £120m and a distinctive set of
values that are fundamental to our approach to business sustainability.
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Our business activity is carried out for the following principal sectors: Water: Civil Engineering, Tunnelling, Pipelines and Utilities Transport: Rail, Aviation, Waterways, Highways and Bridges Energy: Power Generation, Power Transmission and Distribution, Waste Developer Services: Civil Engineering across private sector developers UK wide Specialist Businesses: Tunnelling, Mechanical and Electrical and Barhale Construction
Services (BCS Group)
How to apply: Please send your current CV and covering email outlining your suitability for the role and
quoting the reference number to careers.southern@barhale.co.uk.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We are determined that no job applicant or employee receives less
favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, pregnancy or maternity, gender re-assignment, sexual orientation,
religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, age, race or disability. All information will remain confidential to
Barhale and will be handled in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

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