Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Hitachi Zosen Inova AG
  • Slough, United Kingdom
  • Work experience
  • Senior, very experienced
  • Commercial professions (other)
  • Law
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About us

Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) is a global market leader in energy from waste (EfW) and renewable gas. HZI acts as an engineering, procurement and construction contractor and project developer, delivering complete turnkey plants and system solutions for thermal and biological EfW recovery. HZI is an equal opportunities employer, for full details of our policies please see our careers page.

Your responsibilities

  • Develop and issue sound, accurate cost reports, showing financial position of the package and forecast commercial status, including interface with accounting systems. Identify trends that could require action.
  • Participate in or run regular technical and commercial site meetings; issuing minutes of meeting.
  • Administer the subcontracts;  ensuring that contractual reports and correspondence are maintained and that HZI's contractual position is protected.
  • Responsible for the measurement and valuation of works from a desktop and physical perspective for selected packages.
  • For civil scope measure and evaluate changes from revised drawings and site inspection at regular intervals in accordance with the contractual measurement rules and rates and standard methods of measure.
  • Administer payment procedures in accordance with the contract and applicable legislation and issue respective documents correctly and in time.
  • Document commercial aspects of any change / deviation /claim in PIRS in close cooperation with the technical work package holder, project procurement, scheduling, site management.  Take advantage of opportunities and minimise commercial risks.
  • Responsible for the claim management for selected subcontract packages, establish necessary documentation, assesses counter- claim potential in close coordination with the relevant work package holder and other staff.
  • Report on commercial risks and opportunities.
  • Lead commercial negotiations and account meetings; including preparation of final accounts (remeasured as required).
  • Support Contract Manager in the establishment of documentation for insurance purposes.
  • Support ancillary site functions by providing commercial advice.
  • Carry out procurement of minor works / finishing works packages with support and input from head office personnel.
  • Provide return of experience per contract package through ongoing feedback to head office, and final account close out reports including lessons learnt.

Your experiences

  • Quantity Surveyor with 6+ years’ experience including of managing civil and construction packages.
  • Specific experience remeasuring work packages for construction of industrial plants.
  • Profound knowledge of applicable remeasurement rules (such as CESMM4)
  • BSc / MSc in Quantity Surveying or equivalent.
  • Member (or working towards Membership of) RICS or similar an advantage
  • Assertive, diligent, detail and solution orientated
  • Demonstrate a high level of integrity and professionalism at all times.
  • Protect the reputation and integrity of HZI by adhering to strict compliance and confidentiality obligations.
  • Work independently and have foresight to develop methods and procedures to enhance the project’s success.
  • Good standard of written and verbal communication.
  • Excellent IT skills, including MS Office and recognised industry applications.
  • Work within company policies and standards.

We offer

  • Very competitive salaries with annual performance reviews and bonus awards
  • Pension scheme, life insurance and disability insurance
  • Private medical insurance for you and your family
  • Inclusive, values led culture
  • Responsibility and challenge within multi discipline field of activities
  • Team-oriented working atmosphere in an international Company
  • Tailored learning and development opportunities
  • Career path options 


Do you have any questions? Please contact us.
We look forward to receiving your application.
  • Kerry Gandolfi