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Ref MAX8720 Job Posted 03/06/2019 Region Midlands and East Anglia Location South Leicestershire Salary Circa £30-50k Salary Band Up to £59,999 TypePermanent Consultant Katie Keenan

A Quantity Surveyor/Project Manager vacancy exists with a busy Chartered Surveying Practice in South Leicestershire.

The role will offer the suitable candidate opportunities to manage their own projects including pre and post contract work. Such projects will typically range in value from £1m up to £35m and will be across a range of sectors within the built environment.

This is an office based role in the South of Leicester and the hiring company are looking for a suitably experienced Quantity Surveyor/Project Manager, ideally with some Consultancy experience, who can manage their own projects from inception to completion.

Project Details

Typical projects will be predominantly within the built environments, including:

- Commercial
- Residential
- Healthcare
- Industrial & manufacturing

Projects may span the length and breadth of the UK, however the company's main portfolio is within the Midlands region. The majority of work will be new build and refurbishment projects.

Projects may span the length and breadth of the UK, however the company's main portfolio is within the Midlands region. The majority of work will be new build and refurbishment projects.

Responsibilities and Duties

The successful candidate will work closely with Senior Management. The business is small enough to have direct links to the Directors of the business and a collaborative working environment. You will be trusted to run your own projects and you will have exposure to a combination of pre and post duties within this role, which may include:

  • Cost Estimates
  • Schedules of Work
  • Builders' Quantities
  • Bills of Quantities
  • Providing Employers Agent services as well as the traditional QS services
  • Estimating
  • Feasibility studies
  • Tender and contract documentation
  • Valuations
  • Cost Reporting
  • Final Accounts

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Ideally candidates should have a good combination of pre and post contract experience - although applications from those stronger in either a pre or post contract environment will definitely be considered
  • Candidates should have experience of running their own projects; ideally in excess of or close to £1m
  • Experience of traditional design and build contracts is required
  • Candidates should have exposure to new build and /or refurbishment projects
  • Candidates should be capable and willing to run a number of projects with limited supervision
  • Applicants from either Private Practice or Main Contractor backgrounds are welcome

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • A Construction related degree would be beneficial but not essential, as suitable experience and ability to carry out the role are the key requirements of this job

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The hiring company is a successful, busy Chartered QS and PM practice based in the South of Leicester, just off the A6. They have an enviable workload of projects and can see their workflow for circa 5 years to come, offering fantastic stability.

As well as this, they are a sociable office who work closely together and have a collaborative working environment. They are fully focussed on supporting employees with career development, further education, training and professional memberships.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

Generous holidays
Pension Scheme
Opportunities for flexible working hours
In-house and external training

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