Quantity Surveyor

Daria Tkach
Midlands and East Anglia
£35k to £50k
Job Posted

Quantity Surveyor job vacancy with a Chartered Cost consultancy business in Leicester. The successful Quantity Surveyor candidate will be joining an established expanding commercial team.

The Quantity Surveyor employer is seeking a Quantity Surveyor from a PQS background, who has aspirations to become Chartered with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors RICS in the near future .

This employer can demonstrate a fantastic track record of promoting from within their business and a strong APC training programme.

Project Details

Your employer will be an established and expanding Chartered Quantity Surveying & Project Management consultancy that is working on a range of projects for multiple public and private sector clients within a range of sectors.

Most projects are long-term client work, either negotiated or won as a part of a services framework.  You will be based in the Leicester office.

The successful Quantity Surveyor candidate will be willing to travel to sites across the UK as required, so a driving license is required.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Taking the lead on a range of construction projects and supervising the work of the assistants and apprentices in your team and helping them to fulfil their potential.
  • Acting as the principal point of contact with the project client and the other consultants on the design team.
  • Working independently and taking responsibility for the successful delivery of QS / PM services on all projects you and your team are working on.
  • Actively looking to take on additional responsibility and able to stand in for the Associate or Senior QS when they are unavailable.
  • Acting as Employer's Agent on Design and Build projects.
  • Following the company Quality Management System in the delivery of all services.
  • Managing multiple projects simultaneously and developing excellent time management strategies.
  • Treating all clients to exceptional level of service.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in running own projects quantity surveying and / or project management for either a Private Practice, Construction Company or related organisation.
  • Proficiency in measurement, ideally using CostX Measurement Software.
  • Experience in running projects independently.
  • Strategically minded with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to quality.
  • Skilled negotiator.
  • Driving licence and own car. Willingness to travel to sites across the UK as required.

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Cost Management or a related field.
  • Working towards MRICS, or a commitment to achieve Chartered status within 2 years of starting at this company.

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The hiring company is a Chartered Quantity Surveying/ Project Management practice that has an enviable pipeline of work with a loyal, established and expanding client base.

They have a full order book of social housing, housing, student accommodation, healthcare, care home, industrial, religious, heritage/conservation and insurance-related work confirmed from repeat and new clients for a number of years to come.

This leading employer values loyalty and consistency, and rewards their hard-working staff with generous salaries, bonuses, professional development and the payment of professional fees. They encourage and facilitate strong working and social relationships across the company.

Full company overview details will be provided to shortlisted applicants

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

  • Competitive salary with regular performance and salary reviews
  • Car allowance
  • 25 days annual leave (increasing to 30 with time served)
  • Professional fees paid
  • In-house and external training and support
  • Pension

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