Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Devon
  • Permanent / Full Time
Building & Construction
£50000 - £60000 per year Enhanced pension, private healthcare, 27 days annu
Job ref: 571904

Senior Quantity Surveyor

The Company

Are you ready to embark on an exciting career journey with one of our clients as a “Senior Quantity Surveyor”? This multidisciplinary construction consultancy delivers a range of in-house construction disciplines nationwide offering a collaborative service to their clients with a family ethos at the heart of what they do. They are on the lookout for talented Senior Quantity Surveyors to join their dynamic team. Their success is soaring, and they’re gearing up to take on a diverse range of thrilling projects, serving both public and private clients across various sectors.

The Opportunity
They are looking to attract an experienced “Senior Quantity Surveyor” to join an existing team in the Plymouth office.
Key responsibilities will include:

  • Work collaboratively within our QS team, reporting directly to the Associate QS
  • Independently manage key local commissions
  • Engage actively in design team meetings, providing valuable reporting and client advice
  • Conduct quality checks on junior team members
  • Prepare cost advice in alignment with RICS guidance notes
  • Prepare tender documentation and oversee the administration of tender processes
  • Handle the preparation of contracts
  • Take charge of post-contract cost management tasks, such as administering change control processes, valuing variations, and assessing contractor claims
  • Efficiently compile post-contract cost reports and prepare final accounts
  • Actively participate in and lead site meetings when necessary

The Ideal Candidate 

They are looking for candidates with recent Construction Consultancy experience, as well as:  

  • Must be Chartered or have suitable experience withan understanding of the commercial aspects of construction
  • Strong proficiency in IT tools, including Word, Excel, email, etc.
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Outstanding organisational abilities for prioritising work and meeting deadlines
  • Flexible with a positive approach
  • Impressive client-facing skills, personable, and a keen sense of commercial awareness

What’s in it for you?
The successful “Senior Quantity Surveyor” will receive a detailed and extensive induction as well as:

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Flexible working
  • Private healthcare
  • Up to 27 days annual leave
  • Enhanced pension contributions

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