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Quantity Surveyor
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: CBED/21/164278
  • Published: Fri 14/01/2022, 17:51 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 30/01/2022, 17:51 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £30,000 - £39,999
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Across the County of Central Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire

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Quantity Surveyor

Team: Infrastructure Delivery, Business & Investment, Place and Communities Directorate

Job Family: Enabling 11

Salary: £34,033 - £37,132 per annum (pay and allowance awards pending)

Hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week

Base Location: Priory House, Shefford

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 30th Jan 2022

Interview Date: tbc


More about the role:

We are transforming Central Bedfordshire as a Place and as such our Infrastructure Delivery Team is tasked with successfully delivering projects to improve the lives of those who choose to live and work here.  Our purpose is to facilitate sustainable growth whilst minimising the impact on existing communities.  By ensuring our physical infrastructure is effective and safe for the public, we help make Central Bedfordshire a great place to live and work.  By working alongside colleagues to deliver a portfolio of projects to ensure local people and communities have outstanding infrastructure and connectivity then you could find your greatness.


We have an exciting opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to provide support for the delivery of a portfolio of high-profile capital projects.  This role includes the commercial aspects of the New Engineering Contract (NEC) management including the production of monthly forecasts, valuation of NEC Project Manager Instructions, programme assessments, decisions on commercial matters, management of costs, dispute resolution, final accounts, and quantity surveying.  The role will also require you to input to stakeholder management, corporate reporting, dealing with funding bodies, gaining approvals, budget management, writing scope for design aspects as well as overseeing the quality and timely delivery of design services and construction.  You will be required to engage with colleagues in procurement, commercial, site supervision, finance and communications providing accurate and timely information on the projects.  The current range of capital projects includes Arlesey Relief Road, M1A6 Link Road, Biggleswade Transport Interchange, Flitwick Transport Interchange and Clophill Roundabout. 


The number of live projects we have provides a rare opportunity to build your experience and success will make a powerful statement on your CV. If you have previous experience in similar roles, then we would love to hear from you.  You will bring enthusiasm, a can-do approach and use your great communication skills to represent the Council with stakeholders.

Seize the opportunity to join us and take advantage of our rewards package and the chance to learn and progress. Be part of our team and find your greatness as you use your experience and expertise to make a real difference to the residents and businesses of Central Bedfordshire.


Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work'.


You will be expected to demonstrate how you meet the key accountabilities and competencies detailed within this Recruitment Pack


For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Paul Mason at or call 0300 300 4708.


For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at


Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer; we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.


To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.