Quantity Surveyor - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)


  full-time   employee

United Kingdom


Quantity Surveyor

  • Sellafield Limited (SL) has identified the need for project and program management support to deliver 17 major construction projects associated with developing the infrastructure required for the reprocessing and making safe of nuclear waste material, over a 20 year period programme duration. The support SL requires is being procured through the selection of 4 Program and Project Partners (PPP) to form an integrated team, including KBR.
  • Project Controls and Commercial Services (PCCS) is the mechanism in which Sellafield Ltd have engaged KBR Ltd to provide Commercial and Project Controls Services to the portfolio of enterprise projects, in addition to the original PPP programme. Those services include the provision of some 150+ Commercial and Project Controls Professionals across the Sellafield Ltd network of Projects.

Quantity Surveyor – Cumbria

Busy and varied role mainly covering Pre & Post contracted elements. The QS will be supporting and providing an understanding of the projects supply chain requirements and addressing supplier issues. Giving strong market insight to innovative supply chain solutions. Analysing procurement data, identifying and implementing opportunities to drive efficiencies in procurements. The role is business facing with a significant level of stakeholder interaction. It is expected that the QS uses consultative skills to provide professional procurement/commercial advice and services to stakeholders, based on their business objectives, challenges, and strategy creating value for all parties.

The QS will be needed for technical knowledge specialist to their profession.


  • Determine and agree appropriate procurement strategy for each project. This is to include make/buy analysis, subcontracting strategy, form of contract and management.
  • Understand the commercial position of each project you are accountable for. This to include the review and validation of commercial data provided by others such as monthly cost reports, cost value reconciliations and cost forecasts against budget.
  • Review and assess the entitlement of all Compensation Events and the agreement of quotations, including any delay assessment.
  • Review and assess amounts due.
  • Provide an early warning system for commercial and financial implications of potential claims and oversee claims rejection/negotiation or acceptance procedures.
  • Provide technical feedback, coaching and support to improve delivery efficiency and promote best practice.
  • Promote a partnering ethos.
  • Create positive working relationships with those departments and personnel (internal and external) that are critical in delivering required performance.
  • Identify opportunities and savings.
  • Provide full commercial support.

Experience and skills

Good NEC3 knowledge, contractual terms, tendering and well-rounded commercial awareness is needed.

Pre & Post NEC3 contract management, ability to identify and lead behavioural change in line with the stakeholder objectives.

Effective communication skills, with a collaborative mindset, have a problem-solving attitude and a drive for results.

Previous Quantity Surveying experience is needed with RICS qualified / or CIPS.

Proficient in the use of CEMAR .

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