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Managing Quantity Surveyor

Posted 4 January by Midas Specialist Recruitment Ltd Ended

Due to promotion an opportunity has arisen for an experienced Managing Quantity Surveyor to join our clients’ commercial team.

Your new job as Managing Quantity Surveyor

Working closely with the Commercial Director and the Construction Board you will be responsible for ensuring the successful delivery of construction projects, ranging in complexity on a diverse portfolio of work and achieving commercial targets whilst maintaining safety and quality.

Our Client

Our client is an established leader within the construction industry. In additional to construction they offer a wide range of services from facilities, civil engineering, mechanical and electrical engineering, to property development. They believe that they are uniquely well equipped to take care of their clients' requirements from design to completion and beyond. They have a clear Company vision to be the best at what they do but at the same time ensuring their employees feel part of the team and are valued for all their hard efforts. They promote and support personal development and invest highly in their staff. They offer clear career paths and long term job security.

As Managing Quantity Surveyor your main duties will be but not limited to:

  • In conjunction with Directors, assist in development and implementing policy across the business
  • Supporting the development and implementation of the company vision, mission and values to deliver its strategic objectives
  • Implementing and driving change
  • Assisting project teams in procurement with Commercial guidance
  • Periodic visits to selection of projects establishing accurate commercial status
  • Work closely with the pre-contract department to aid accurate tendering and to fully appreciate the risks
  • Identifying risk in the pre and post contract and post PC stages
  • Working closely with the aftercare team to advise on responsibility and monitor expenditure
  • Assisting with Business Development and work winning by inputting into bids and attending interviews
  • Setting targets, objectives and clear responsibilities to encourage and help develop staff in accordance with their own needs and those of the business
  • Managing Clients ensuring total satisfaction
  • Ensuring early recognition of potential problems and implement corrective actions

What you need to be successful in your application for Managing Quantity Surveyor

  • The ideal candidate will have extensive industry experience in a similar senior role

  • Experience of managing multiple schemes ranging from £5million to £25million

  • Experience of managing wide range of design and build construction schemes within education, healthcare and private and student accommodation

  • Strong leadership skills

  • BSc Quantity Surveying qualification or equivalent

  • Ideally a member of RICS or relevant professional body

  • Hold a current CSCS card (Management or Professional)

  • Outstanding technical knowledge on construction operations

  • Ability to deal with major and complex issues with ease

  • Commercially astute

  • Methodical

  • Desire to deliver results

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Confident in using communication to negotiate and influence at all levels

What package you can expect to receive

  • Salary up to £70,000 plus Car or Car Allowance plus Company benefits to include pension, BUPA, Life Assurance and 26 days holidays plus bank holidays

Required skills

  • CSCS
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Risk Management
  • Cost Management
  • Tender Submissions

Reference: 34141721

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