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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Role Responsibility

To support requirements of the SCS Area Central tunnels’ commercial team, due to increase in workload and capacity of existing team as works progress towards onsite set up and commencement of works at both ARLT and OOC SCL, current team capacity is constrained to discharge duties effectively and requirements will progressively increase, as demonstrated by FTE task tracker.

Duties shall include, but not be limited to:

Contract administration

  • Ensuring efficient management of all commercial functions of the supply chain management such as NEC contracts, GPAs, purchase and material orders
  • Review, approve and ensure payment [in accordance with SCS process] of interim and final account related to the supply chain
  • Provide commercial support to the tunnels commercial team
  • Liaising and co-ordinating with operations, design house, project controls and procurement
  • Ensuring compliance with the MWCC


  • Providing commercial input to procurement process during the Hold Point phase from ITT to award
  • Negotiating terms and conditions with supply chain, supporting Procurement squads
  • Tracking buying losses/gains and residual buyback

Cost Management

  • Ensuring cost to date is recorded, collated, and reported in accordance with SCS requirements
  • Provide input to monthly F&R reporting forecasts
  • Maintain and update progressive bottom up forecast within i2

Change management

  • Raise and highlight early warnings, compensation events in accordance with the MWCC
  • Prepare, submit, and agree mitigations to early warnings


  • Provide support and training for site staff on commercial issues

The Ideal Candidate


  • Relevant Degree (equivalent) in Quantity Surveying or equivalent relevant industry experience.
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Excel.


  • Strong contract experience.
  • Experience with Power BI.
  • Experience in Rail or Infrastructure projects.
  • Problem solving can-do approach.

About the Company

The role will work on the HS2 project. HS2 is the UK’s new high speed rail network. It will be a catalyst for economic growth across Britain, freeing up space on the existing railways and connecting 8 out of the UK’s 10 biggest cities with fast, reliable and frequent high speed services

The Skanska | Costain | STRABAG (SCS JV) is delivering the HS2 Main Civils Contracts which include both Lots S1 (Euston Tunnels & Approaches) and S2 (Northolt Tunnels). Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), SCL tunnels, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks and the construction of site compounds.

You’ll be a welcomed member of the wider team, with opportunities to take on additional responsibility, join one of our networks for women, military or LGBT staff, and participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador).

SCS Railways is a Disability Confident Employer. We welcome applications from candidates with a disability.

Your personal and professional development is important to us. We welcome a discussion about how we can support you with further study, or professional membership or attainment for example.

HS2 – working with Skanska, Costain and STRABAG, closely monitors job applications, to ensure an inclusive recruitment process. To ensure we are able to maintain this, and to recruit a diverse workforce, we encourage candidates to complete the diversity form as part of their application so we are able to monitor and improve our approach to diversity.  Please note, all responses are anonymous, you do not have to provide a response.


All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2. We will not share any of your data with other parties. This form is not mandatory, but your response would be appreciated


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. 

SCS Railways


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