APC / Graduate Quantity Surveyor (2 -5 years’ experience) job vacancy in Manchester

Posted on: 22/10/2020
Ref: VAC-16682
  • Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 + benefits
  • Region: North West
  • Location: Manchester
  • Industry: Quantity Surveying Consultancy
  • Discipline: Graduate Quantity Surveyor
  • Sub Discipline: Graduate Quantity Surveyor
  • Employment Type: Permanent

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We have an excellent opportunity with an up-and-coming Construction Consultancy based in Greater Manchester. They currently have a vacancy for a Graduate Quantity Surveyor with 2 – 5 years’ post graduate experience to join a busy Commercial team, supporting the Project Managers. The practice has wide ranging experience of all building project types, including Education, Healthcare, Retail & Leisure, Residential & Commercial office

This role presents an excellent opportunity for a career minded professional QS to work for a PQS practice on exciting fast track projects for a variety of dynamic client organisation.

The role will involve:
” Estimating and Cost Planning
” Procurement advice
” Tender document preparation
” Tender reporting
” Contract Administration and cost control
” Interim Valuations
” Cost Reporting
” Final account preparation,
” Contract and dispute advice
” Acting as Employer’s Agent
” Appointment and Co-ordination of Other Consultants
” To attend meetings and undertake site visits

The candidate will be reporting to the Commercial Manager but will also have accountability to their client’s team on a day to day basis. They must be able to work using their initiative to provide cost advice directly to the client.

The ideal candidate will:
” Be experienced in managing projects in excess of £1m+
” Have either a 1st or 2:1 Quantity Surveying degree and be part way through their APC
” Have a minimum of one-year (post degree) quantity surveying/cost management experience within a PQS environment
” Have a pragmatic approach to projects with a commercial slant and will be looking for a challenge both technically and personally.
” Be looking for a role with problem solving challenges on a day to day basis and offer flexibility to the client.
” Be adaptable at building relationship and act as a team player.

Not only will you enjoy a wide range of projects working within this multi sector environment, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, flexible benefits and real career progression, training and development.

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