An excellent career opportunity has arisen for a Senior or an Executive level Chartered Quantity Surveyor who will be responsible for managing costs and budgets of construction projects, including new builds, renovations and maintenance works – from early cost advice to settlement of the final account.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
” Supporting Business Unit Directors in delivering business objectives.
” Positively engaging with Customers and developing, growing and maintaining Customer relationships.
” Delivering high quality services and ensuring that cost management deliverables meet Customers’ requirements.
” Managing projects to deliver high quality services and deliverables in accordance with the business procedures.
” Preparing and presenting order of cost estimates and option studies.
” Cost planning.
” Cost-in-use studies.
” Advising on and implementing procurement strategies.
” Preparing tender documentation and managing the tender process, including designing tender marking schemes.
” Evaluating and reporting on tenders.
” Valuing completed work and arranging for payments.
” Settling final accounts.
” Providing technical advice on legal and contractual issues relating to construction projects.
” Administrating contracts as Contract Administrator or Employer’s Agent.
” Producing and presenting reports to Customers.
” Mentoring and coaching employees to their full potential.
” Identifying new business development opportunities and driving growth across the Business Units activities.
” Preparing bids for services.
” Managing service delivery for profit.
” Advising Directors promptly of any issues that have arisen, or that might arise, on projects; in particular those that might impact on Company’s professional indemnity (PI) insurance
” Opportunities to develop and grow your career
” A contributory pension scheme
” Employee Assistance Programme
” Our Global Travel Scholarship Programme
” Flexible working arrangements
Ideally you will have experience of working on mixed use regeneration schemes, commercial, hotels, infrastructure and residential projects.
Experience, Knowledge and Key Skills
” Sound cost management experience post MRICS qualification
” Sound knowledge and practical experience of cost estimating and planning
” Cohesive knowledge of construction methods and materials
” Practical knowledge of construction procurement strategies, including tendering and contract strategies
” Sound knowledge and experience of post-contract cost management tasks
” Clear and effective communication skills – both oral and written
” Methodical way of thinking and approach to work
” Organisational skills and the ability to quickly adapt to changing environments
” Excellent problem, negotiating, finance and numeracy management skills
” Sound ICT skills, with a good level of proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
” Ability to absorb complex information and assess requirements readily
” Clear understanding of legislation impacting on building contracts
” Ability to work as part of a team
” MRICS (Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)