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Quantity Surveyor

Job Category:  Other
Contract Partner Company:  BYLOR
Employing Company:  Bylor

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Organisation Information: 
Bouygues Travaux Publics (TP) and Laing O’Rourke, two of Europe’s most dynamic engineering and construction specialists, are working together in a joint venture named BYLOR to deliver the main civil engineering works at Hinkley Point C (HPC) worth over £2.8 billion.


Bylor are pushing the boundaries of innovation and modern technology while delivering high quality construction on a massive scale. Bylor have already broken the UK record for the largest continuous concrete pour of 9,000m3 of concrete.

Purpose of the role:

  • Complete Quantity Surveyor duties including pricing of variations, interim valuations and valuing sub-contractors’ accounts 
  • Responsibility to carry out Commercial activities for specific areas of responsibility to deliver project objectives.
  • Provide support and assist senior Commercial personnel with pricing of variations, interim valuations and valuing sub-contractors’ accounts
  • Plan, manage and monitor Commercial activities to meet the Project objectives.  Ensure that these activities are carried out in a way that reflects ‘best practice’.
  • To ensure project profit objectives and targets are met and cash and margin are managed to maximise performance, all in a manner consistent with the Group processes. 
  • Ensure development needs of line reports are met and support with the development of the wider commercial function.

Key Responsibilities and specific accountabilities:

  • Sole responsibility for a specific area or areas within a project.
  • All Commercial duties including measurement, valuation, and agreement of work sections.
  • Assist with preparation of interim applications for payment and internal valuations.
  • Management and reporting of monthly costs 
  • Draft, manage and settle subcontracts, with assistance 
  • Preparation, agreement, maintenance and filing of records.
  • Advise project management on contractual implications of intended courses of action
  • Assisting in preparation of claims.
  • Identifying change and administering change control process 
  • Assisting with the preparation of final account, including pricing.
  • Drafting and preparation of monthly contract review reports.
  • Drafting and preparation of weekly Business Performance Review (BPR) information
  • Keep your manager fully advised of any issue/risk which has arisen or might arise, and which could affect the business/project 
  • Communicating clearly and confidently to a professional standard.
  • Day to day management of any trainee and/or assistant Commercial personnel 


Essential skills & knowledge:
Technical Skills: 

  • Negotiation and dispute resolution
  • Risk Management
  • Change Management 
  • Project financial control, reporting and data management 
  • Quantification and costing of construction works

Interpersonal Skills:

  • A strong communicator with the ability to inspire, challenge and motivate others
  • Ensures timely decision making, driven off data and delivering quality.
  • Seeks to minimise waste in resources and materials
  • Able to build an effective team and manage others, leading by example
  • Presents a professional and positive image, demonstrates commitment to working to processes. 
  • Promotes the values of the project


Education & Qualifications:

  • Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
  • BSc (Hons) MRICS 


For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. As a project, we do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.