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Date Added: Fri 10/11/2023

Senior Quantity Surveyor (Employers Agent)

Market Harborough, LE16, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £50000 - £55000/annum car allowance, pension

Our client is a Chartered Quantity Surveying Practice with their Head Office in Leicestershire. They provide a range of quantity surveying and project management services on a wide variety of projects across the UK. From initial feasibility budgets through to tender and contract documentation and contract administration on site, they have the in-house skills and expertise to undertake complete project management or to work with our clients in any specific area they need.

They have an abundance of experience across a variety of construction sectors including health, care, industrial & manufacturing, residential, conservation and commercial. Now you have the opportunity to join this fantastic business as Senior Quantity Surveyor / Employers Agent based from their Head Office in Leicestershire.

What will you be doing?

* Taking the lead on a range of construction projects and supervising the work of the quantity surveyors, assistants and apprentices in your team and helping them to fulfil their potential

* Acting as the principal point of contact with the project client and the other consultants on the design team

* Working independently and taking responsibility for the successful delivery of QS / PM services on all projects you and your team are working on

* Taking responsibility for allocated Key Client Accounts, building a relationship with the Key Client(s), ensuring complete satisfaction with services, and nurturing new work opportunities

* Training and assisting others, including the preparation and presentation of in-house CPD events

* Actively seeking new project opportunities and promoting the services of the practice at every opportunity including attendance and involvement at appropriate networking and marketing events

* Acting as Employer's Agent on Design and Build projects

* Following the company Quality Management System in the delivery of all services.

* Managing multiple projects simultaneously and developing excellent time management strategies.

* Treating all clients to exceptional level of service

What will you need?

* Degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Cost Management or a related field

* Ideally, a Chartered member of the RICS, or a commitment to achieve Chartered status within 2 years

* Minimum 5 years' experience in running own projects quantity surveying and / or project management for either a Private Practice, Construction Company or related organisation

* Proficiency in measurement, ideally using CostX Measurement Software

* Experience in running large, complex projects independently

* Strategically minded with strong analytical and problem-solving skills

* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

* Excellent organisational and managerial skills

* Attention to detail and commitment to quality

* Skilled negotiator

* Driving licence and own car. Willingness to travel to sites across the UK as required.

On offer to the successful candidate is a base salary of £50-55,000 plus £4,000 car allowance and fuel allowance, professional fees paid 25 days annual leave and numerous other employee benefits. Get in touch now to find out more or register your interest.

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