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Quantity Surveyor

Ref MAX8883 Consultant Katie Keenan Region Midlands and East Anglia Location South Leicestershire Salary Circa £30-40k DOE Salary Band Up to £59,999 TypePermanent Job Posted 19/02/2020 Status Filled: Apply to be considered for other jobs like this

An urgent Quantity Surveyor job is available with a busy Chartered Surveying Practice in South Leicestershire.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor to join an excellent QS/PM Consultancy company.  The role will focus on managing a range of projects, ranging in size and with values from £1m up to £35m.

An office based Quantity Surveying role located just South East of  Leicester and the employing company is seeking a suitably experienced Quantity Surveyor, ideally with some Consultancy experience, that can manage a variety of projects include pre and post contract work and from inception to completion.

Project Details

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

- Commercial
- Residential
- Healthcare
- Industrial & manufacturing
- Social Housing

Projects can be across the UK, however the company's main portfolio is within the Leicester, Leicestershire and 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.  Although the business is expanding as their project portfolio develops at an impressive rate, the company have a strong work ethos and the successful candidate will have direct, daily links to the Directors of the business in 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 with a strength in either environments will definitely be considered
  • Candidates should have experience of running their own projects; ideally in excess of or close to £1m
  • Experience of traditional and/or 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
  • Candidates should be fully conversant and adaptable in providing Employer’s Agent services as well as/or traditional QS duties

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • A Construction related degree would be most beneficial, however suitable demonstrable experience and the ability to adapt to the role are the key requirements of this job.

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The hiring company is a successful, growing 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 growing in the coming years, offering fantastic stability.  This company are keen to promote from within and offer a great career path for successful candidates.  They are fully focussed on supporting employees with career development, further education, training and professional memberships.

They are a sociable office who have many varied staff events as well as promoting charity work within the community.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

  • Generous holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Car allowance
  • In-house and external training
  • Assistance with APC/RICS qualification
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