Commercial Lead / Managing Quantity Surveyor (Ref: 32409)

17 November 2021
Bedminster, Bristol
£55,000 - £65,000 per annum
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Abatec is looking to recruit a Commercial Lead or Managing Quantity Surveyor to take ownership of a £10m-£12m per year framework.
This Water sector Civil Engineering contractor delivers a wide range of projects on behalf of Wessex Water, mainly under the NEC (c) suite of contract.
This role would suit someone who has relevant experience working in a regulated environment and understands both the utility market and the dynamics of how a framework functions.
A Senior Quantity Surveyor looking to move into a Snr managements role, taking the lead on all commercial matters relating to the framework, this newly created role will require you to build a commercial team, whilst overseeing projects yourself, this is a hands-on Snr role.
This is a key role in the management structure and plays a vital part in the success of the framework.
As Commercial lead / Managing Quantity Surveyor you will:
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and motivation skills
  • Maximising of cash position, including WIP control, cash flow production & improvement plans for all projects
  • Work closely with the client so will have experience in working closely with key stakeholders
  • Have worked under the specialist NEC contracts
  • Have strong negotiating skills
  • Ensure a margin improvement plan exists on each project.
  • Ability to handle Client disputes, including issues outside of the contract.
  • Have accountability for identifying risk and commercial terms on each delivery project
  • Identify, mitigate and manage risk & opportunities for the portfolio of work Manage the commercial dept.
Our client requires a Commercial lead / Managing Quantity Surveyor with:
  • A Degree level or equivalent
  • Experience of the Civil Engineering market
  • £55,000 - £65,000 per annum
  • Pension, healthcare, 36 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
If you would like more information, or to apply for this vacancy, please contact Rob Dyer on 01934 635025. The reference for this vacancy is 32409 . Alternatively, you can email your current CV (in MS Word format) to
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