Area Quantity Surveyor

Job Introduction

Colas ltd are renowned for delivering large highways infrastructure and term maintenance contracts for clients across the UK and globally. As a result of growing demand, we’re looking for an Area Quantity Surveyor to lead surveyor activities on a newly procured contract. It’s important that the successful candidate is commutable to Birmingham and has a relevant background.

Main Responsibility

The successful Senior Quantity Surveyor will initially support the Area 9 contract and be flexible to support other schemes when required. You’ll manage the procurement of sub-contract packages and maintain the projects forecast. The role will be the first point of contact for commercial matters on the project and you will be involved in the preparation and submission of final accounts; ensuring timeous receipt of monies by efficient invoicing and collection of all debts.

The Ideal Candidate

The perfect candidate will be; a degree qualified Quantity Surveyor with extensive, demonstrable evidence of relevant civil and highway post degree experience. You’ll need strong NEC contracts experience. An excellent communicator, client focused with good commercial awareness and commitment to business success. You will have good time management/attitude to change, ability to plan and prioritise your own workload working under pressure to meet deadlines. If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

Package Description

Colas are offering a great package with this role, including:

  • Car or car allowance
  • Discretionary bonus
  • A generous pension contribution
  • Life assurance cover (x4 basic salary)
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (with the option to buy/sell more)
  • Flexible working
  • Opportunity to study towards a professional qualification fully funded
  • Ongoing training and personal/professional development
  • Discounts on car leasing, holidays, cinema tickets, restaurants and much more through our online employee benefits portal

About the Company

Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people including over 1500 in the UK across multiple sites. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential.

Colas is fully committed to promoting equality and diversity and maintaining a culture of fairness, transparency and respect for all employees, clients, communities, suppliers, contractors and other stakeholders. Colas aims to be inclusive, meet diverse needs and promote awareness and ownership in the workplace and the communities in which we serve.

Colas values the strength and differences that a diverse workforce brings to the organisation and believes that by harnessing these differences, we will foster a productive environment where equity and mutual respect are intrinsic, where talents are being fully utilised and organisational goals are met.


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