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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Ref MAX9063 Consultant Stuart Hackett Region Midlands and East Anglia Location Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Salary £40k - £55k (DOE) Salary Band Up to £59,999 TypePermanent Job Posted 05/01/2021 Status Live: Interviewing now

Senior Quantity Surveyor / PQS job vacancy with a Chartered QS and PM Consultancy working on building projects in the East Midlands and UK wide.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a small, but highly reputable Midlands based consultancy who have seen their turnover increase substantially over the last 12 months and are looking to further expand in 2021.

The client is seeking a Senior Quantity Surveyor from a PQS background, who is capable of running their own projects and is either Chartered very near to becoming chartered with the RICS.

Project Details

You will be reporting to the Associate Director, and will be working within a Cost Management team based from the Nottingham office but working from home at times also.

Project work comprises of live housing and residential projects, healthcare, industrial and commercial/office projects based in the Midlands, and across England.

Work can include both new build construction and refurbishment works.

A combination of office based work and home working can be agreed to meet the new employee's needs.

Responsibilities and Duties

The Senior Quantity Surveyor role will involve pre and post-contract quantity surveying duties although there may be a principal focus towards providing excellent pre-contract services to repeat client customers.

It will be essential to be capable of managing a small to medium sized project independently. Ideally you will have experience of managing multiple projects concurrently.

Typical Senior Quantity Surveyor / Senior Cost Consultant duties will include:

  • Cost Estimates
  • Schedules of Work
  • Builders' Quantities
  • Bills of Quantities
  • Estimating
  • Feasibility studies
  • Tender and contract documentation
  • Valuations
  • Cost Reporting
  • Final Accounts

Desired Skills and Experience

  • The Quantity Surveyor must have cost consultancy experience within a UK PQS Private practice environment.
  • Experience of working as a QS / Cost Consultant / Employers Agent on building projects is preferred
  • Must be capable of managing small to medium sized projects independently
  • A combination of pre and post contract experience is desirable
  • Experience of managing and supporting junior members of staff would be advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • A BSc in Quantity Surveying or equivalent is essential
  • MRICS is highly desirable, however candidates working towards this will be considered

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The successful candidate will join a highly reputable Midlands based QS and PM consultancy, working out of their Nottingham office.
The hiring company are a small to medium sized consultancy, that carry out work in the East Midlands area, as well as having a number of national clients.

They have continued to grow throughout 2020 despite COVID restrictions, and have ambitions plans to grow their business even further in during 2021. Such growth bring with it opportunity for rapid career progression for ambitious Quantity Surveyors with the right skills and attitude.

The position may suit Quantity Surveyors working for larger national consultancies, who would prefer to work for a smaller, more personable business where they can have a greater impact on the wider businesses success.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

  • In house and external training provided
  • Flexible working arrangements including the opportunity to work from home a number of days per week.
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