Quantity Surveyor - Subcontracts(Temporary) 

Location: Reading 


Bilfinger UK is a leading engineering and maintenance provider, supporting customers across the chemical & petrochemical, nuclear, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals & biopharma, power & energy, utilities, renewables and food & beverage markets. We enhance the efficiency of assets, ensuring a high level of availability and reducing maintenance costs. We have extensive experience in offshore and onshore facilities; specialising in asset management services throughout all life cycle phases from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, operations, maintenance, and decommissioning.


This commitment is delivered by an experienced and highly competent workforce of over 4,500 employees operating from 14 offices in strategic industrial hubs, upholding the highest standards of safety, compliance and quality.

Bilfinger UK is recruiting a Subcontracts Quantity Surveyor on a Nuclear Defence Project in the South Region.



  • Lead the delivery of subcontract work packages and other procurement related services as required by the project/business
  • Develop effective relationships downstream and upstream to influence successful execution of the project
  • Translate project requirements into commercial documents and work with other project members to capture technical and operational needs of the work packages
  • Develop and negotiate robust subcontracts, ensuring that the appropriate commercial protections are in place (this could include Non-disclosure Agreements (NDAs), Collateral Warranties, Parent Company Guarantees (PCGs), bonds etc).
  • Ensure risk management and mitigation strategies are in place when entering into Subcontract agreements, identifying solutions and executing them so that risk does not mature.
  • Contract administration downstream and upstream
    1. Maintain all required contract documentation
    2. Review and assess subcontract change notices
    3. Prepare, submit and manage through to approval Change Notices under the contracts
    4. Assessing Payment applications
    5. Working with others/other departments to ensure contractual obligations are executed
    6. Preparing and reporting on Subcontract/Project Cost and Value Reports
    7. Reporting on forecast costs of all Subcontract packages

Strong background in dealing with commercial issues required

UK security clearance is required for this role (UK citizens only)



  • Financial & Commercial experience of projects and/or term contracts are required in order to fulfil the requirements of this position
  • Must have contract administration experience working with NEC suite of contracts; Ideally NEC 3/4 Options A, C and E 
  • Experience in dealing with operational and project teams
  • M&E background preferred
  • Extensive experience working within a contracting or customer commercial role (5+ years)
  • CEMAR and SAP experience desirable
  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent
  • Membership in a professional body e.g RICS (preferred)

If you wish to speak to a member of the recruitment team, please contact 01224 246246.


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