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Senior Quantity Surveyor - BKJV

Position available at multiple locations
On behalf of the Bauer / Keller joint venture, Keller are recruiting for a Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Brackley


Purpose of the Role

Senior QS will be responsible for the commercial and contract management of one or more designated geotechnical engineering subcontracts, together with the wider role to support other project and commercial manager.

Build an excellent relationship with the projects team and with the Client through regular communication and intermittent site visits.  A self-disciplined and thoroughly organised approach is required, contract deadlines must be planned and met, whilst contract notifications and applications made.

In addition to contract management, the Senior QS will work with the project finance and procurement teams to ensure regular cost reports are completed and sub-contracts are prepared and operated.


Key Roles and Responsibilities



NEC3 Contract management and administration on a secured order until 2024.

Support to the Commercial Manager

Provide support to other commercial management teams.

To the extent possible, manage the commercial aspects of the project/s to enable it to be completed on time, within budget and to the correct standards.

Preparation of payment applications and internal cash flow reporting.

Preparation and operation of sub-contracts and supplier agreements.

On-going cost reporting for allocation project/s.

Site visits, assessments and projections for future work.

Regular liaison with the project teams to ensure compensation events or claims are upheld.

Regulation liaison with the Client to ensure excellent relationships are built and maintained, and issues identified and resolved where possible., primarily with the commercial team.

Tracking project performance and data.

Working with the team to collate data.

Analysis of data.

Preparation of forecasts.

Maintaining contract records and correspondence.

Effective administration of contracts and sub-contracts with Clients and Suppliers.

Assist with the negotiation, development and closure of contracts as required.

Submit the weekly cost control report on time – includes a detailed review of the project costings and update the project progress and forecast details.



Understand and deliver the client’s requirements, encouraging new and repeat business

Promote cross and joint selling across the joint venture.



Encourage professional development within the Quantity surveying and division’s team.

Uphold and safeguard the organisation’s values and philosophy relating to ethics, integrity, corporate and social responsibility.

Work to and actively promote “The Keller Way”.

Comply with, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in accordance with Fairness, Respect, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement (FREDIE) principles.



Assist & prepare (as required) monthly valuations for contract

Assist & prepare (as required) in the valuation of variations claims & defence of contras/counter claims

Monthly commercial reporting of profit, loss to tenders to management.

Debt control.

Agreeing final accounts.


Experience/Skills/Qualifications/Personal Attributes



Proven experience as a main or specialist contractor in a commercial role.

IT literate in Excel, Word and accounts packages.

Full UK driving licence.




Professional Membership of e.g. ICE/RICS.

Prior experience in piling/ground engineering sector.

Quantity Surveying Degree.


Personal Attributes  

Self-sufficient, requiring only remote support.

Flexibility to carry out duties not part of the normal remit in the interests of the team.

Team player.

Good time management skills.

Possesses an attention to detail.


Ability to manage our Contract and supply chain over an 80kM length of project.



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Equal Opportunities

Keller is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, free from discrimination and harassment.

All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, are based on merit and business needs. Keller does not discriminate in employment based on age, disability, sex (including gender identity), race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy & maternity, or any other non-merit factors.

Disability Confident

Keller is a Disability Confident employer. Applicants who have declared a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted. For further information regarding the Disability Confident scheme email or visit


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