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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Location:

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Car & Benefits

  • Contact:

    Amanda Lau

  • Contact email:

    alau@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    AL-88

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-30

  • Startdate:

    2019-09-01

Senior Quantity Surveyor (Consultancy- Residential Projects)
c£55k-£60k + Car & Benefits
Manchester
 
I’m working with a leading consultancy that are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor after successfully securing high profile clients and some key local projects and programs in the building industry. The ideal candidate will come from a consultancy background with MRICS accreditation and have recent residential experience i.e. Housing, Apartments, Student Accommodation, Hotels, Later Living
 Client facing experience is a MUST. Genuine progression available for the right candidate working for one of the UK’s leading consultancies.
 
Job Summary
 
As Senior Surveyor you will have the following main responsibilities:
  • Working alongside an Associate or Director to successfully manage and deliver various capital project
  • Cover the whole project lifecycle from initial inception and business case development estimates, through the design and procurement process and onto the site delivery and commissioning phase.
  • Actively support the internal team and manage more junior staff on technically complex projects typically ranging between £5m to £40m.
  • You will help develop collaborative relationships with our clients and other professional colleagues within the industry.
  • Act as the day to day main client point of contact for projects.
  • Successful delivery of projects with minimum supervision, leading to further repeat clients and their business.
  • Manage and mentor junior staff to deliver our Cost Management service efficiently and effectively.

Job Duties:
  • Assist Directors in leading and delivery of all aspects of quantity surveying from inception of a project through to completion.
  • Achieve the highest standards of professional competence and to demonstrate this ability in all dealings with clients and professional contacts, reinforcing the profile of the company.
  • To maintain and develop good relationships with clients, take every opportunity to uphold and increase the profile of the firm as a provider of professional, premium quality services to the construction industry.
  • Produces cost estimates at concept, scheme and detailed design stage.
  • Manage the tender process, review and analyse tender returns and prepare a recommendation to the client.
  • Input into value and risk management workshops as required by the client.
  • As primary project cost controller, ensures that the project remains on budget through the design and construction phases.

Requirements
  • Experience working within a consultancy
  • PQS/Quantity Surveyor practice background
  • Chartered Status with the RICS, or equivalent
  • Good understanding of contracts
  • Extensive Project Experience.
If you would like to discuss the role in more detail then please call Amanda Lau at Akton Recrutment.