Director Quantity Surveyor – (NEC3 / Infrastructure) job vacancy in Manchester

Posted on: 22/06/2020
Ref: VAC-16490
  • Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 + car allowance + bonus + benefits
  • Region: North West
  • Location: Manchester
  • Industry: Quantity Surveying Consultancy
  • Discipline: Director
  • Sub Discipline: Director
  • Employment Type: Permanent

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Job Description

We are working exclusively with a highly successful independent Quantity Surveying Consultancy to identify a suitable candidate for a Quantity Surveyor Director role based in the North West.

The company are a rapidly expanding and highly profitable Construction Consultancy that specialise in Quantity Surveying, Planning and Project Management. They currently work within the Oil & Gas, Nuclear, Utilities, and other Process sectors.

They are presently embarked on a 5-year growth plan in three distinct areas, Scotland, North West and the South which will result in a 30-person team in each area recruiting 12 staff per year over the next five years.
Associate or Director level PQS candidates will be considered however you must demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of construction and Quantity Surveying procedures from inception through to final accounts and claims, be an excellent communicator and negotiator who is able to handle and develop client and internal staff relationships, commercially aware with the ability to win repeat business and bring in new clients, and someone who is professional, dedicated and tenacious, and ready to become a board member of a growing practice.

Key Responsibilities
” Management of a commercial team ensuring top class delivery
” To undertake fee earning work for Clients delivered to the highest standards
” Enhance the client’s capability and develop services/ solutions to satisfy Client’s needs – develop value propositions
” Proactively contribute to the QS business development using existing personal contacts to generate new business opportunities
” Perform key Account Management role with existing Clients and generate repeat business
” Support the business with the annual Business Planning and service line budget process – setting SMART strategic objectives
” Provide mentoring and guidance to support team members with their Career Development goals
” Agreeing and managing fees and fee forecasts, ensuring profitability at all times.
” Continual aim to develop and learn management/leadership skills to show commitment to personal training and development
” Awareness and management of issues to mitigate risk to the client

Criteria for the role:
” Ideally a member of the Role Institute of Chartered Surveyors
” BSc in Quantity Surveying or equivalent
” Extensive experience with NEC3 and infrastructure projects
” Willingness to travel and stay away from home if required when lockdown finishes, 2-3 nights p/w maximum
” Excellent front-end Client skills
” Ability to win work and develop long lasting relationships
” Commercially aware
” Management and team building capability
” Career focused with plenty of ambition and drive

A competitive salary relating to your experience and ability is on offer along with the opportunity to work alongside ambitious board members.

To discuss the role in confidence please contact James Adamson at Vertical Recruitment on 0161 669 4716 or email

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