Your new company
This consultancy has been established for over 5 decades and operate across multiple offices within the UK. They partner with the public sector within social housing, education, central and local government as well as within the private sector. Projects range from new build, refurbishment, and maintenance programmes.
Over the course of the first lockdown, they tendered for numerous projects and successfully won the vast majority of them, which means they have pipeline of work that leads them into the latter stages of 2022. They continued to tender for more work after lockdown and have recently secured more projects and still have some in final stages of tender which have long term commitments on them because there is a lot of new build projects coming in. Essentially in a strong position even if another full lockdown occurred because work would be in pre-construction stages and no need to be on site.
They have recently been extended until 2024 on a framework contract for a local authority, which in addition to some other social housing projects they would need the Quantity Surveyor to concentrate their time on.
Your new role
In the role of the Quantity Surveyor, you will be performing the following duties; managing the QS aspects of complex schemes from inception to completion including cost control, planning, forecasting, estimation and agreement of the final account , managing on-going cost analysis of maintenance and repair work , feasibility studies and early stage cost advice and cost management , reporting on the financial position of projects to clients, contract administration and employer's agent roles, procuring and tendering of work to contractors and analysing completed work and arranging payment to contractors.
What you'll need to succeed
In order to be considered for this role you will need to have the following qualifications, skills and experience; MRICS membership is desirable, experience in housing, leisure and education sectors of the construction industry, computer literate; effective report writing and the ability to converse with a diverse range of people at all levels, attention to detail and a methodical approach to work and ability to negotiate and manage Client expectations
What you'll get in return
As part of the package for this role, you can expect a salary of up to £45k along with a 25 days holiday + bank holidays which goes up after 2+ years' service, professional fees paid for, pension options. Flexible working arrangements and the ability to work from home is also available.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Andrew Dique now on 020 8464 6678. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.