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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Ref MAX9018 Consultant Stuart Hackett Region Midlands and East Anglia Location South Leicestershire Salary To £65k Salary Band Up to £59,999 TypePermanent Job Posted 11/05/2021 Status Live: Interviewing now

A busy chartered quantity surveying consultancy based in South Leicestershire is looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their growing team.

To be successful in this role you will be a chartered quantity surveyor (MRICS or equivalent) and be capable of managing multiple small to medium sized projects at any one time, as well as managing and developing 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.

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

You will work on new build and refurbishment projects for both the public and private sectors.  These can be new build or refurbishment projects in the following sectors:

- 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  and travel will mostly be limited within the Leicester / Leicestershire / Midlands region.

Responsibilities and Duties

Your role will be a middle management role, linking the divisional director to the junior quantity surveying team. You will work closely with the director, supporting him commercially and deputising for him in his absence. You will have a hands on role and be responsible for the day-to-day management of a small team of junior quantity surveyors.

Typical duties will include:

  • Management and mentoring of a junior team
  • Client facing / management
  • 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 successful candidate will join an established and growing Leicestershire based cost consultancy / QS and project management / PM consultancy which can offer their employees a mature, professional and collaborative working environment.

    Company offices are based just off the A6 in South Leicestershire and are easily accessible from across the region.

    This RICS accredited employer has an enviable pipeline of work with a loyal, established and expanding client base.

    Of particular note for candidate job seekers considering a job to join and work with them, they 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.

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Full membership to the RICS or similar equivalent professional body is essential

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The successful candidate will join an established and growing Leicestershire based QS and PM consultancy who work in a professional and collaborative environment.

Their offices are based just off the A6 in South Leicestershire and they have an enviable pipeline of work with a loyal and established client base.

They have 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 the near future.

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

  • Negotiable basic salary (to £65k)
  • Generous holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Car allowance
  • In-house and external training
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