Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: GW64659_1498840857
Contact Name: Greg Wills
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 30, 2017 17:40

Job Description

Quantity Surveyor/Employer's Agent

Salary: Circa £50 dependant on experience and if chartered

Benefits: Bonus incentive, Pension contributions, Private Medical Insurance, Childcare Voucher Scheme, 28 days holiday, 3-4 days during Christmas period, 1 day off for birthday, Professional Subscriptions and Promotion Opportunities

Location: Hertfordshire

This opportunity is working with a well-established and growing consultancy, who are looking to add a Quantity Surveyor, ideally with experience working as a project manager and/or Employer's agent.

Job Specification and Requirements

  • Experience of project managing and delivering large residential projects principally for Public and Private Sector Clients.
  • Understanding of construction cost and value.
  • Ideally chartered or on the way to being chartered.
  • Understanding of basic project modelling and financial viability principles.
  • Track record of success in repeat business from existing clients and the development of new clients.
  • A thorough understanding of the total project life cycle, from dealing with strategic issues at concept stage, stakeholder management, design development through all of the operational stages to completion and post-project review.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of procurement approaches.
  • Sound knowledge and experience of the construction industry and associated technical matters, including CDM.
  • Experience in current/innovative procurement routes including joint venture management, value management and value engineering, particularly in a residential context.
  • Good working knowledge of relevant construction contracts, with excellent experience in programme management.
  • Experience of fully understanding and managing the financial aspects of a project and keeping the client up to date at all times.
  • Ability to travel to projects based across London & the South East.

Skills, Knowledge and Attributes

  • Strong team player
  • Leadership skills in co-ordinating multi-discipline teams
  • CDM Principal Designer Duties
  • Procurement Strategy
  • Proactive
  • Client facing
  • BIM
  • Programme Management
  • Joint Ventures

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