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Quantity surveyor - water and environment

Job Profile

Mott MacDonald is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, we are a multisector consultancy providing engineering, management, and development services on projects in 150 countries. With over 16,000 of the best people working on a diverse range of challenges, we’re helping our clients deliver sustainable infrastructure and development solutions. We have a collegiate and collaborative culture which values equality and diversity, and we take proactive steps to create an inclusive workplace. Together, we are opening opportunities with connected thinking. If this sounds like somewhere you'd like to work, click apply to continue with your application.

The advisory and programme delivery division delivers services to projects ranging in scale and complexity from £million’s to £20bn, through the technical disciplines of programme management, project management, project controls, scheduling, cost management, estimating, infrastructure finance, management consulting, digital consulting, education and healthcare management.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

We are currently looking for quantity surveyors of all levels to join our teams in Glasgow, Edinburgh and across the UK. As a Quantity Surveyor you will work in a customer facing environment, providing specialist commercial advice to a range of internal and external clients across the portfolio. We are currently working on some of the most prestigious projects in the country with amazing opportunities to take your career to the next level; these are opportunities not to be missed.

Job Description

Day to day responsibilities will vary depending on the project you are involved with however as part of the Mott MacDonald team you will be involved with a range of roles to include:

  • Acting in accordance with the project leader’s instructions
  • Taking part in contract reviews relating to the contract with the customer
  • Assisting in the preparation of monthly management reports
  • Assisting in securing new and repeat business in line with the sub-divisional budget
  • Complying with QES system and Group/Unit directives
  • Assisting with the preparation of estimates and cost plans in line with the brief
  • Assisting with the provision of financial advice including the impact of inflation
  • Assisting in the preparation of advice on contract procurement
  • Assisting in the development of programmes for the delivery of our services
  • Assisting with the preparation of standard documentation – reports, valuations, letters, financial statements
  • Assisting with the preparation of tender documents as required by procurement choice
  • The analysis of tenders and preparing tender reports at all stages of procurement
  • Assisting with the preparation of valuations and financial statements; re-measure as necessary and adjust variations
  • Assisting in the settlement of construction disputes and prepare and agree final accounts
  • Assisting with the production of lessons learned report for post contract review

Candidate Specification

We welcome applications from candidate with the following:

  • Degree qualified in a quantity surveying subject (or equivalent)
  • Working preferably towards MRICS but we will also consider MICES or ICost Eng or MCIOB
  • Cost Planning skills and experience of delivering ideally within a cost consultancy
  • Previous experience of contract administration, cost estimates and NEC contracts
  • Relevant experience working on infrastructure projects is preferred
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