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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job type: Permanent

Specialism: Commercial

Location: Waterloo, London

Ref: SQS

The Enable Group (formally BCM Construction), formed from an MBO in July 2020 is formed around a infrastructure construction business focussed on rail and power.

We seek to provide our people with a working environment that is rewarding and challenging, where people can enjoy working, feel valued and develop their skills. Our employees understand and live by our values which breeds passion and quality to the forefront of performance where our culture is fair and good work is rewarded.

Enable Infrastructure are a vibrant, forward looking mid-sized business operating in several infrastructure construction market sectors.

We are a growing business with strong values and a vision to provide clients with a tailored approach to delivering social value through successful infrastructure projects. We are forecasting huge growth this year due to success in a number of frameworks and projects around London, Wales, Western and the Midlands.

The Senior Quantity Surveyor is responsible for all commercial matters from tender stage through to contract completion, it is a great opportunity to have full autonomy and responsibility on projects while mentoring junior members of the team.

Primary duties include optimisation of margin on projects and protecting/mitigation of commercial risk, appointment and management of sub-contractors, client negotiation and management. You will support the project team as required.

To be successful in this role we require a Quantity Surveyor/Commercial Manager who has experience of dealing with NEC contracts, Earned value and generating profit margin from projects and increasing turnover. Some rail experience would be of benefit but not essential.

You will be working on and running the day to day commercial operations for civil engineering, power supply and electrical projects alongside rail works also.


  • Formal qualification, ideally at degree level or above, in Quantity Surveying or a relevant commercial/construction subject.
  • A member of or working towards an appropriate professional qualification/membership (RICS/CIOB).


  • Commercial management of £multi-million construction contracts, ideally in the rail industry but other civils infrastructure construction will be considered.
  • NEC contract knowledge.

What’s in it for you.

In addition to a passion for a strong work-life balance and flexibility/core hours working, you can expect:

25 days holiday + an extra day for your birthday + bank holidays

Length of service leave increasing from year 1.

Additional leave purchase scheme

Private family healthcare

Bonus scheme

Enhanced Maternity & Paternity offering

Reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships

An inclusive and diverse environment, embracing the variety of cultures, backgrounds and lifestyles of our employees

A focus on safety, health, and wellbeing, prioritising our people through a culture of caring and a network of positive mental health champions

Opportunities to give back to our communities through our social value program

Paid volunteering days


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