Senior Quantity Surveyor

Civil & Structural
  • UK, South East, Kent, Tunbridge Wells
  • 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. They are currently looking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor in their Tunbridge Wells Office...

Quote ref: 1061/103104

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. They are currently looking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor in their Tunbridge Wells Office to work with education / residential / leisure / blue light sectors.  

 

Job Description:  

 

They are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to:  

- Lead and manage commercial aspects of commissions and/or projects including governance, fee management activities, sub-consultant management, 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 their 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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