Our Vacancy

Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Defence
  • Permanent
  • Glasgow
  • 26/06/2022
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About Assystem

For 50 years, we've been driven by the firm belief that engineers are the architects of tomorrow's world, leading the way with their daring, their expertise and their ability to push boundaries.
Together with our customers, our 6,000 employees innovate on a daily basis and contribute to accelerating energy transition throughout the world. They support the world's greatest engineering projects in the fields of energy, digital and transport.
A fast-growing international Group, we are present in 13 countries (in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa).

Assystem is an International Engineering Consultancy with significant growth plans within our Energy and Infrastructure business here in the UK. Our Defence Infrastructure business are strategic partners to the MOD delivering significant infrastructure programmes across several defence critical sites, including some of Europe's largest marine bases.

Job Description

As Assystem’s Defence business grows, we are looking for dynamic, self-motivated  Senior Quantity Surveyor

The post will be Home based / Aeil local offices  with visits  to clients site in Scotland (up to 10 days per month)


Role Details:

Job title: Quantity Surveyor

Location: Flexible working from local Assystem Office, with travel to clients site in Scotland.

Hours: 37 hours

Sector: Nuclear and Defence


Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting with the Assessment of Contractor Applications for Payment and Preparing Payment Certificates
  • Assessment of Contractor Compensation Events / Quotations, including Coordination of Technical, Programme and Cost elements
  • Assessment of Contractor Forecasting including the impacts of Liquidated Damages and Pain Gain Calculations
  • Preparing “Project Manager Assessments” for Compensation Events where required
  • Generation of Early Warnings and support at Early Warning Meetings
  • Support the Commercial Manager with, Commercial Issues and Review of Contractors Sub-contracts




What we are looking for in our Senior Quantity Surveyor :

  • Experience in dealing with the financial and commercial aspects of the construction industry with extensive experience in roles of Cost Engineer, Subcontracts Engineer, Quantity Surveyor.
  • An understanding of NEC Contracts
  • Familiar with, and previous experience of using, NEC4 Contracts
  •  Familiar with, and previous experience of using, CEMAR


**Security clearance**


This role requires the successful candidate to hold a minimum of a Security Check (SC) clearance without any caveats to that clearance.

Due to the nature of work this role will be delivering and for the protection of certain assets, the successful candidate has to be a UK national or in MoD approved cases a Dual National from a non-ITAR country.

At Assystem, everyone holds the reins for their own careers. Our role is to offer you the opportunities and resources you need to reach your full potential.

So why not join us and help shape the engineering landscape of the future?


We are committed to providing equal opportunities for every candidate and we celebrate all forms of diversity. At Assystem, only your skills matter!