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Associate Director – Quantity Surveyor, Transportation in Southwest and Wales

  • Job reference: R-044532
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Bristol

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Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s leading project, cost management and building surveying consultancies operating at the forefront of the industry across a wide range of sectors. Placing great emphasis on the training, development and progression of our staff, we’re dedicated to providing high quality professional services with cutting-edge expertise. Join us and you’ll benefit from a development programme designed to ensure your career objectives are met in full.
As part of our continued growth, we are looking to recruit an Associate Director to lead our Quantity Surveying team in the Transportation sector for the region.

The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate experience of leading consultancy teams and should possess skills in the following areas:

  • Highway-orientated Public Sector experience is essential
  • Managing and delivering a Quantity Surveying consultancy services
  • Embed high quality processes and tools to improve performance
  • Contribute to business development and business growth
  • Ability to lead, inspire and develop a team of talented individuals
  • Experience of key client account management
  • Hold a relevant construction qualification and be a professional member of a recognised professional institution i.e. RICS.

Technical Excellence

  • Strong experience in both pre and post contract cost management services
  • Provide leadership to the Quantity Surveying team to promote technical excellence
  • Embedding a quality service to reduce costs, increase performance and improve client feedback metrics with the aim to secure repeat business
  • Detailed knowledge of working within the Quantity Surveying and Consultancy Services market
  • Supporting the development of career paths aligned to technical knowledge and experience.

Business Development

  • Oversee income and costs for the Quantity Surveying team.
  • Attend sector led events locally and nationally to promote the F+G business
  • Ensure that a clear BD and Marketing Strategy, aligned to the Business Plan, is developed
  • Act as the main Quantity Surveying focussed market-facing individual for Faithful+Gould in the Southwest & Wales transport market
  • Work closely with colleagues across all service lines to identify opportunities to cross-sell complementary Quantity Surveying services, Contract Management and P3M services
  • Play a key role in generating repeat business, winning new work and developing new business opportunities
  • Developing new business proposals and tendering, liaising with the marketing team to ensure highest quality marketing and  promotional materials.

Financial / Operational

  • Develop the Quantity Surveying budgets and targets, and take responsibility for delivery of same
  • Recruiting new team members to support continued growth
  • Be a focal point and leadership figure for the Quantity Surveying team.
  • Being a leader on improving service quality
  • Management experience of successful project delivery from inception to handover.
  • Ability to deal with Clients and/or within the business at a senior level - experience of client management and development
  • Maintain service quality standards and promote a culture of continuous improvement and technical excellence.
  • Provide guidance, leadership, mentoring and technical expertise to team members
  • Take responsibility for some key projects and the account management and customer care for major clients


You should possess a willingness to continue to develop your career through our structured training programme. Faithful+Gould provides a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents and also encourage Continuous Professional Development Activities. 
Rewards and Benefits:

Faithful+Gould offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices. All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device:

Security Clearance:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

Faithful+Gould recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.

Faithful+Gould,a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.