Senior Quantity Surveyor

Stuart Hackett
Central London
£60,000 - £65,000 + package
Job Posted

We are seeking an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to deliver informed and tailored cost management services to a variety of Residential and Mixed Use clients across a number of high profile projects in London, for an international construction consultancy. You will be the Senior Quantity Surveyor acting as a client interface, reporting into a Senior Associate.

Project Details

You will be a Senior Quantity Surveyor on a variety of Residential and Mixed Use clients across a number of high profile projects in London.

Responsibilities and Duties

Duties will include (not limited to):

  • Prepare and conduct cost plans, feasibility studies, tender documentation and pre-tender estimates
  •  Provide advice on procurement and contracts
  • Represent the company by attending client, site and design team meetings throughout the life of each project and actively contribute at these meeting
  • Prepare robust contract documentation, including Letters of Intent, for execution by their clients and the clients main contractors
  • Actively carry out the post contract quantity surveying activities on schemes, including:
        - Preparing cost reports and discussing them with the clients project manager prior to submission
        - Agreeing monthly valuations with the main contractors
        - Valuing scheme variations
        - Agreeing scheme final accounts
        - Analyzing scheme construction costs for the client’s taxation purposes
        - Manage relationships with various people, including clients, project architects, services engineers, suppliers, contractors. 
  • Actively support business objectives and deliver value for money in all circumstances
  •  Act as a mentor to support and provide guidance to more junior members of staff within the team

Desired Skills and Experience

  •  Both pre- and post-contract skills and experience, with a focus on cost planning
  • Extensive residential and mixed use experience, experience of high rise buildings would be preferable
  •  Experience of managing/working on multiple projects at any given time
  • Applies knowledge and experience intelligently to produce high quality work, practical and commercial solutions which meet client objectives
  • Communicates clearly and concisely to clients on a range of complex issues and has the ability to produce high quality reports
  •  Manages multiple projects at any given time and delivers work steadily and within stated deadlines
  • Contributes own views and ideas in a respectful manner and is receptive to those of others
  •  Identifies opportunities to add value and deepen the client relationship
  •  Ability to talk knowledgeably and confidently about the business capabilities and what differentiates the company from competitors
  • Channels own and others’ energy toward achieving business and practice group strategy

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

MRICS or FRICS qualified

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The interviewing company is an established, international construction consultancy that is growing in the UK and overseas. Due to the quality of their work they retain clients who come back to them for a first class service in Quantity Surveying and Construction Project Management, and with an unrivaled “go-getter” attitude they are able to win new work on a regular basis, fueling further growth of the business. They have offices in the UK and overseas which allows for exposure to projects in different locations.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Private medical cover
  • Pension scheme
  •  Season ticket loan
  • Cycle to work scheme

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