Senior Quantity Surveyor

Daria Tkach
Midlands and East Anglia
up to £60,000 (DOE)
Job Posted

Senior Quantity Surveyor job with a leading Chartered Quantity Surveying Practice based in Nottingham. Senior Quantity Surveyor for this role will be appointed to the Residential team.

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will ideally have some Consultancy experience and should be able to manage a variety of projects at any one time and pre- and post-contract work and from inception to completion.

Project Details

Senior Quantity Surveyor will join the housing / residential team and will manage a small team of Junior Quantity Surveyors. Your role will be to work closely with senior management to deliver cost and commercial advice to a growing number of repeat clients in the housing and building sector across the Midlands.

Work can include both new build construction and refurbishment works.

The successful candidate must be willing to travel to sites across the UK as required.

Responsibilities and Duties

Some of the Senior Quantity Surveyor job duties will be to:

  • Taking the lead on a range of construction projects and supervising the work of the quantity surveyors, 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 employers services on all projects you and your team are working on.
  • Taking responsibility for allocated Key Client Accounts, building a relationship with the Key Client(s), and nurturing new work opportunities.
  • Training and assisting others, including the preparation and presentation of in-house CPD events.
  • Actively seeking new project opportunities and promoting the services of the practice at every opportunity including attendance and involvement at appropriate networking and marketing events.
  • Acting as Employer’s Agent on Design and Build projects
  • Managing multiple projects simultaneously and developing excellent time management strategies.
  • Treating all clients to exceptional level of service.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Extensive experience in running your own projects as Quantity Surveyor and / or Project Manager for either a Private Practice, Construction Company, or related organisation.
  • Must be experienced in Employers Agent role
  • Experience in managing a small team is essential
  • Development Agreement contracts experience is essential
  • Experience of working in the affordable housing sector is desirable
  • Experience of administering JCT contract is desirable
  • Proficiency in measurement, ideally using CostX Measurement Software
  • Strategically minded with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • High levels of attention to detail and commitment to quality

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • A BSc in Quantity Surveying Construction Cost Management or similar
  • MRICS status desired, but not essential

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The successful Senior Quantity Surveyor candidate will join an established Chartered Quantity Surveying practice which can offer their employees a mature, professional and collaborative working environment.

This employer can demonstrate a fantastic track record of promoting from within their business and there is a clear route for the successful candidate to be made an Associate Director within the business in due course if they have the motivation and capability to progress their career.

The company enjoys a vibrant social interaction with staff and client customers and they are looking forward to restarting varied staff social events as well as promoting charity fundraising events within the community.

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
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Opportunity for hybrid working (up to 2 days per week WFH)
  • Early Finish Fridays

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