Managing / Senior Quantity Surveyor

Civil & Structural
  • UK, Yorkshire and the Humber, Yorkshire, Leeds
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors and who is looking for multiple experienced professionals to join them on permanent basis. This role is for a Managing / Senior Quantity Surveyor located in Leeds, Nottingham, Birmingham or...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 22.05.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 1061/74410

Quote ref: 1061/74410

Job description

Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors and who is looking for multiple experienced professionals to join them on permanent basis. This role is for a Managing / Senior Quantity Surveyor located in Leeds, Nottingham, Birmingham or Bristol – flexible to suit the candidate.  

 

With a strong pipeline of national projects across multiple workstreams this is a fantastic opportunity for a technically strong individual to help grow their expanding retail team and develop their career further. This role provides the opportunity to work on a multi-million-pound programme of works which covers a broad range of food retail development including:  

- New build supermarkets  

- Existing store refurbishment  

- Mixed use developments  

- Concession partner projects  

- Convenience and local stores  

- National roll outs and initiatives  

- Feasibility estimating and benchmarking  

 

Responsibilities include:  

- Ability to deliver and manage the provision of Cost Consultancy services on a range of food retail projects and programmes from inception to handover.  

- Act as day to day lead on projects, providing service delivery, demonstrating your role as a key stakeholder and first point of contact.  

- Responsible for pre and post project commercial management and reporting.  

- Prepare Client cost reports and report on change during the life of a project.  

- Have an awareness of project costs outside of direct Construction (design, supervision, land, statutory undertakers, employer direct).  

- Assist in the development of Client relationships and key account management.  

- Ability and desire to generate repeat business and win new work.  

- Experience of various forms of Building Contract including JCT.  

- Ability to communicate effectively with both Clients, contractors and internal staff.  

- Experience of running small teams either project or internal team management (preferable).  

- Provide guidance, leadership, mentoring and technical expertise to team members.  

- Detailed knowledge of construction costs and market conditions.  

- Manage workload and project resources.  

- Mentoring trainee, assistant and graduate colleagues.

Requirements

- Significant experience in the food retail sector (preferable), or wider high street retail.  

- Ideally MRICS or similar accreditation.  

- 4-5+ years working in a professional consultancy environment.  

- Ability to work to timescales and manage workload to deliver agreed outcomes.  

- Client facing experience, including working with clients on a project and programme basis with the ability to work closely with multiple stakeholders.  

- Have a full breadth of cost management experience from initial feasibility and giving high level cost advice, through cost planning at various design stages, procurement experience, and a proven ability to control costs post contract.  

- Working knowledge of JCT contracts.  

- Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other role-related software packages.  

- Ability to form effective working relationships with colleagues and clients.  

- Ability to oversee a team on commissions/projects/programmes.  

- Confident, outgoing, with the drive to succeed and develop.

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