We are currently recruiting for one of the UK’s leading construction consultancy firms. They require a Quantity Surveyor to join their expanding team in the North West.
The company operate a fully remote working arrangement, with offices in central Manchester and Lancashire offering desk space if preferred / required.
The successful candidate will join a long established multi-disciplinary team and work alongside other quantity surveyors, project managers, surveyors, engineers and senior professionals.
The workload will be varied and will cover both public & private sectors. Their strong pipeline of work is based upon repeat basis combined with new wins, with their strength being the support of our Health, Education, Commercial & Local Government clients.
Responsibilities will include:
” Preparing and presenting order of cost estimates.
” Advising on procurement strategies.
” Preparation of tender documents (based on schedule of works, bills of quantities and employer’s requirements) and manging the tender process.
” Input into value engineering.
” Preparation of tender reports.
” Compilation of contract documents.
” Assessment and agreement of interim valuations.
” Making cost checks and preparation of financial reports.
” Dealing effectively with post contract cost variances and the change control processes.
” Negotiation and agreement of final accounts.
” Cost-in-use studies.
” Interfacing with the client and other consultants at all project stages.
” Managing workload and resources ensuring quality and timeliness of service delivery to clients.
” Establishing and maintaining client relationships.
There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and they will provide the support you need to do just that. Their purpose is to create a better outcome for you and their clients. The company invests heavily in its people, recognising that its staff members are its most valuable asset. Individual training plans and accelerated schemes foster an environment of continual personal development.
” Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors membership.
” Sound cost management experience in professional practice post MRICS qualification.
” Excellent analytical skills and proficient in interrogating numerical and financial data.
” Sound presentation, verbal, written and communication skills.
” Personable and able to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with clients, in order to deliver a quality service and also maximise opportunities for repeat business.
” Proficient in a wide range of IT skills including Microsoft Office packages (specifically Microsoft Excel and Project).
” Hold a full UK driving licence.
What’s in it for you?
” A competitive basic salary.
” 25 days holiday (rising to 27 after 5 years) plus Bank Holidays with the opportunity to buy extra leave
” Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave…and plenty more
” Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology