Quantity Surveyor

  • Permanent
  • Greater London, United Kingdom
  • Undisclosed per annum

Job Overview

About the Client

They are an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services worldwide.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team, working on challenging and exciting projects within infrastructure and construction.

Role

Through continued evolution, our client is looking for a professionally experienced Quantity Surveyor/Cost Management Consultant to join us in a collaborative and exciting environment on a variety of complex and challenging projects in the infrastructure or buildings sectors.

Working very closely with both senior team members and internal multidisciplinary teams on an array of challenging and rewarding projects, gaining new skills and knowledge whilst having the opportunity to work collaboratively with our design specialists. You will be responsible for assessing, understanding, sharing, supporting and ultimately delivering tasks in all aspects of the pre- and post-contract PQS functions while also working as part of the wider Advisory Group providing due diligence and assurance services in capital investment projects and programmes.

Quality is our clients core value and as such you will deliver accurate and robust outputs for clients on highly varied and often challenging projects. Sharing skills is key, the role will require that you impart your knowledge whilst seeking excellence in what we deliver.
Whilst a key part of your role will be working with the team, our projects are varied and require us to be agile and may require you to travel to other offices, client sites and meetings on a national and international basis as required subject to travel restrictions.

Requirements.

Essential skills:

  • It is essential that you possess strong written and verbal communication skills as well as a team approach.
    * Strong analytical skills and a pro-active methodical mind-set are essential for success within this detail-orientated environment.
    *Self-starter, able to plan and responsible for project deliverables within small team, while managing deadlines.
    *Good technical capabilities.
    *Works collaboratively within a team whilst also being able to work independently when required.
    *Ability to see ‘whole picture’ of project requirements.
    *Sets standards and ultimately checks work of the team.
    *Engages with team whilst supporting and developing juniors.
    *High standards of communication, ability to articulate clearly.
    *Demonstrable experience within a consulting environment.
    *MRICS or equivalent is required for a Senior Quantity Surveyor and working towards chartership for a Quantity Surveyor.

Desirable:

  • Proposes solutions to difficult tasks.
    * Articulates messages clearly to senior team and clients.
    * Commercially aware (managing fees).
    * Initiates and engages with team in broader operational team aspects.
    * Able to identify future work opportunities.
    * Wider industry interest and awareness.

Rewards and Benefits

We offer a competitive salary at all levels, and one of the best benefits packages in our sector.

Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection (long term disability) cover. Core benefits are funded by us and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical, and mental wellbeing. You will also have access to Choice Benefits to help with your work/life balance and financial security.

In addition, all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules employees can receive two Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the firm’s financial performance.

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