Telecoms Quantity Surveyor, Chorley - Permanent
Chorley/Carr Lane

Job Reference: V9752

Location: Chorley/Carr Lane

Closing Date: 10/11/2020

Employment Type: Permanent

Division: TIS - QEHS

Business: Infrastructure Services

Telecoms Quantity Surveyor, Chorley - Permanent


Are you looking for your next challenge? We are currently seeking Quantity Surveyor. We would love to hear from you if you have experience of fibre cable activities on external telecom infrastructure contracts.


You’ll be working in a part of Telent that is dedicated to transforming the way support is delivered nationwide to Openreach and other network operators, including Gigaclear. We aim to be the UK’s leading network installation business, harnessing and enhancing the skills of our people to deliver high-quality cost-effective services.


You’ll receive formal training and on-the-job training where appropriate – to ensure you’re up-skilled as technology develops along with E-learning schemes to help or refresh skills on-line.


You’ll be treated as an individual. We’re not a vast corporation, which means every individual counts.  With us, you’ll be valued and supported, involved and empowered from day one.


In these extraordinary times of the coronavirus outbreak Telent is continuing to Recruit.  We provide services to customers which are integral to providing mission critical systems and infrastructure across the UK and Ireland and we need to continue to deliver those services.


To help limit the amount of face to face contact during the recruitment process, we will now do more online assessments and use Skype/Conf Calls for interviews wherever possible.


Role Profile:


  • Administering the contractual and commercial duties in respect to Client facing aspects.
  • Taking ownership of Client Audits, agreeing items at base detail level and ensuring recovery where applicable.
  • Assist the department lead with reporting and governance.
  • Understand, communicate and adjudicate the contact terms.


Typical Deliverables:


  • Agreement with Client periodic updates of contract rates.
  • Prepare rates for upload onto SOLO system due dates.
  • Track material changes (H&D) and prepare any necessary claims.
  • Agree with Client monthly audits.
  • Ensure recovery of audits from others.
  • Complete Internal audits for contract compliance.
  • Produce recommendations for changes resulting from audit findings.
  • Co-ordinate with the Bid Team when producing quotations.
  • Ensure the Commercial section of monthly progress reports are completed on time.
  • Create a relationship with the Clients Commercial team.
  • Manage a commercial change register.
  • Assist in solving any disputes over the contract with others.
  • Produce commercial reporting (Monthly).
  • Co-ordinate with the Bid Team when producing quotations.


Business Operations Skills – Experience:


  • Excellent Commercial understanding.
  • Ability to gather and interrogate data.
  • Good working knowledge and use of Microsoft Office Excel and Word.
  • Previous experience of using a company finance system (not necessarily Oracle).
  • Financial and commercial management of projects.


Business Operations Skills – Qualifications:


  • BSc Quantity Surveying and/or proven experience of working within a contracting organisation.



Excellent employee benefits:


Telent is committed to ensuring that we offer industry leading career opportunities, salary and benefits packages. Join us and you can expect to receive:

  • 33 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year
  • Company pension scheme
  • A range of family friendly policies including childcare vouchers
  • An employee-funded car leasing scheme
  • Occupational health support
  • Discounts on Cinema, Restaurants and Shopping with Telent Reward scheme

If you are looking for an new challenge and the opportunity to work for a forward-thinking key player within the telecommunications sector then don’t delay, apply today.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

Telent is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion.