Quantity Surveyor x2

Employer Information

KN Circet

E: recruitment@kncircet.ie

T: +353 (1) 457 5000

W: http://www.kngroup.com/

KN Circet are currently on the market for an experienced Quantity Surveyor with knowledge NEC 3 / 4 Contracts, who comes from an civils utilities and / or telecom back ground

As Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible in assisting the Commercial Manager / Director in implementing commercial reporting systems and procedures to maximise commercial benefits of all responsible contracts, with particular focus on risk mitigation, pricing of variations (EWN/CE Processes), detailed cost management, and day-to-day management of contracts or a portfolio of contracts.

Responsibilities as Quantity Surveyor include:

  • Commercial functions of various work packages including Design, Test & Commission, Materials, Telecoms, Electrification, Power, Plant.
  • Work with the project delivery teams responsible for the work packages / project change control and management
  • Liaise with Project / Contracts Managers to collate information on the projects.
  • Work package cost management, including forecasting, budget management and control.
  • Prepare internal and external commercial reports / CVR’s.
  • Establish and maintain interfaces with key stakeholders.
  • Manage costs of both direct labour, material, plant and subcontractors.
  • Estimate change / variations using various methods.
  • Forecasts cost and measure cost of completed work packages.
  • Assist with the implementation of commercial strategies.
  • Hold Meetings with both Clients and Senior KN Circet Management to keep cost projections in line with program.
  • Assist Tender and Bid teams with bills of quantities and budgets.

Health & Safety Obligations:

  • Fully understand and implement the company safety policy and procedures.
  • Ensure that the programmes for the contracts are successfully delivered in a Safe, Quality and On Time Manner.
  • Ensure that a ‘Right First Time’ culture is adopted and developed throughout the business.
  • Drive compliance to any regulatory measures that may apply to the works and operations that KN undertake.
  • Ensure that all contracts achieve turnover and profitability by maximising efficiency and minimising cost of failure.
  • Manage Client relationships within the client organisations across all areas.
  • Sponsor new ways of working which would improve delivery and service then support any activities being undertaken to implement change. 

Skills & Experience required:

  • Degree qualified or similar.
  • Proven ability to run complex bids and multiple bids.
  • Understanding of pricing, cost and profit.
  • Basic understanding of contract language.
  • NEC3 / 4 experience.
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills, an ability to problem solve and make decisions.

The Good Bits:

KN Circet are committed to ensuring that we offer industry leading career opportunities, salary and benefits packages such as:

  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays.
  • Annual bonus scheme.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Company car and fuel card or car allowance.    
  • Excellent career progression opportunities.


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