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    Circa £57,000 + £1000 Flex Allowance + up to 15% Bonus + Benefits
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    Gatwick Airport

Quantity Surveyor

As a Quantity Surveyor at London Gatwick you will have the opportunity to work on the full project life cycle, surrounded by knowledgeable people, with one goal; to deliver what matters to our passengers.

You'll be joining an innovative team, encouraged to think outside the box and trusted to deliver complex projects, utilising your surveying and problem-solving skills. Supported by a collaborative team, in a professional, fast paced environment where the importance of a work life balance is recognised; we believe that the best ideas come from a happy and fulfilled team.

Our flexible schedules and supportive culture ensure that you have the freedom to excel both professionally and personally. Whether you are looking for a move client side, or are ready for a new challenge, we want to hear from you.

What is the role?

Reporting to the Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will play a key role in the Construction team, responsible for developing and maintaining cost plans and cost estimates for smaller projects (typically up to £10 million), or support a Senior Quantity Surveyor with larger value projects. You will work on projects from inception through to completion.

Other duties include:

  • Managing project budget, ensuring value for money
  • Managing all contract communication including Early Warnings, Project Manager's Instructions and Compensation Events, and accepting/rejecting Contractors' Notifications
  • Managing disputes/potential disputes through negotiation, collaborative working, and escalation
  • Supporting the tendering and evaluation process including the selection of appropriate procurement strategy and contract, and production of pre-tender estimates

What are we looking for?

The live environment at London Gatwick requires all our teams to have a flexible and adaptable approach, with problem solving skills and an innovative outlook. Involved in projects from inception to completion you will work alongside multiple stakeholders. In addition, this role requires:

  • Previous experience in a cost engineer, contract management or commercial role within the construction or infrastructure sectors working on projects typically over £10 million
  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent in a relevant engineering, construction, or business-related field
  • Full working knowledge and understanding of using web-based contract management tools (e.g. Cemar)
  • Thorough understanding of NEC and JCT suite of contracts, and associated contract administration and negotiations

What's in it for you?

Our employees tell us that working here is something special and no day is like another; Where our teams do something every day other airports only dream of. Along with a competitive salary our employees enjoy a range of personal, health and financial benefits, including:

  • Performance-based bonus scheme
  • High street shops and restaurant discounts
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Professional training to develop
  • Discounted travel
  • Volunteer days

What it's like to work at London Gatwick?

At London Gatwick, our people are our biggest asset. We want our people to thrive and have the best experience while working with us. We know we are all at our best when we feel comfortable and included.

We are an organisation that places diversity, equity and inclusion at its heart. Our aim; to create a place where everyone belongs and has a voice, and we recognise we all play an important role in our success.

To find out more about what it's like to work at London Gatwick, visit our careers site: Careers | Grow your career with Gatwick Airport LGW

Should you require any reasonable adjustments to be made as part of the application process please contact us directly.

Click apply to start your career with London Gatwick 

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David Weaving


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