Senior Quantity Surveyor

Civil & Structural
  • UK, London
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who are currently looking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor in their London Office to work on their varied project portfolio across the education / residential / local government sectors, etc. Job Description: This is an incredible...

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Job description

Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who are currently looking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor in their London Office to work on their varied project portfolio across the education / residential / local government sectors, etc.  

 

Job Description:  

 

This is an incredible opportunity for the right candidate to build on the success of the current team and to help take forward a market-leading cost management business in the Southeast.  

 

They are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to:  

- Lead and manage commercial aspects of commissions and/or projects including governance, fee management activities, internal job costings and resource requirements.  

- Take a hands-on approach to manage the client relationship and service delivery on a project basis in conjunction with other colleagues.  

- Work collaboratively with project management, health & safety and building surveying teams in project delivery.  

- Take the lead, set the pace and monitor all work executed at all stages to ensure that an accurate, professional and quality service is delivered to clients.  

- Play a key role in generating repeat business and new business opportunities/market opportunities.  

- Apply the principles of quality assurance and environmental management in compliance with the organisation's policies.  

- Managing more junior colleagues, including undertaking performance and development reviews and mentoring/coaching less experienced colleagues.  

 

Responsibilities:  

- Work within a team and provide the full range of Quantity Surveying duties from project inception through to completion.  

- Supporting the client’s procurement strategies.  

- Site presence as required by specific project deliverables.  

- Prepare Estimates/Cost Plans/Tender Documents/Tender Reports.  

- Provide post contract Quantity Surveying services.  

- Prepare data and reports to timescales in a format required by line management/clients.  

- Assist in the mentoring and development of junior staff.  

- Work collaboratively with other service teams to provide an integrated approach to client delivery.  

- Managing client relationships and service delivery on a project basis, in conjunction with senior management.

Requirements

- Qualified with a BSc (or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying.  

- Chartered member of the RICS (or equivalent).  

- Hold a broad contact and knowledge base of local markets and will be able to demonstrate a track record of supporting the generation of repeat and/or new business.  

- Extensive experience with public sector clients on major projects and a working knowledge of both JCT and NEC forms of contract.  

- Commercially aware, work well as part of a team and demonstrate the people management skills to support and mentor where required.  

- Experience across education / residential / leisure / blue light sectors.  

- A knowledge and understanding of the component parts of a project and overall construction costs coupled with a competent knowledge of a range of project procurement options.  

- Great interpersonal skills, an ability to communicate effectively (both internally and with Clients), and a willingness and determination to progress your career quickly.  

- The necessary ambition and drive to deliver a high-quality professional service.  

- IT skills, such as Office, Outlook, BIM / CAD measure, Cost Planning software e.g. Cost-X.  

- Good organisational skills.  

- Self-motivation and keen to become an integral office team member.  

- An ability to make your own informed decisions and work unsupervised.  

- Full driving licence.

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