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Managing Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: FG-004987
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction
  • Location: Exeter
Faithful+Gould is an international company with great strength and a culture of progression. Placing great emphasis on the training, development and assessment of our staff, we’re dedicated to providing cutting-edge expertise.
 
Now, due to business growth we are looking for a Managing Quantity Surveyor to join our Exeter office, which has a varied portfolio of clients, both nationally and internationally and a high profile and strong reputation for delivering high quality services. Our focus is on the provision of pre and post contract commercial services to a wide range of sectors, with specific expertise in both aviation and infrastructure projects.  We service internal and external clients from feasibility estimates, through procurement to construction.
 
Your wide experience in providing commercial construction services to a range of sectors, both public and private sector, will help us to continue to deliver a premium service to our clients, help maintain successful client relationships and secure new business in these sectors.
 
As part of a FTSE 250 company (WS Atkins plc) with over 18,000 staff worldwide, and having been names the Construction Consultancy of the Year at the 2015 Building Awards, there is huge scope to drive forward your career. 


Responsibilities:
  • Ensure the quality and timeliness of service delivery to our clients, acting as primary interface to help build client confidence
  • Act as the lead for commercial services multi-disciplinary teams and reviewing and reporting on all aspects of project within our portfolio
  • You will be responsible for providing effective and efficient administration of project accounts and the management of internal job costings in relation to the fee and services and resource requirements
  • Able to work independently within a multidisciplinary team across various locations
  • You will be responsible for writing, editing and preparing client reports as well as reviewing commercial situation and advising the client accordingly.
Requirements:
  •  Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (or equivalent)
  • Good experience in preparing estimates
  • Significant experience in preparing tender and contract documentation, for works under the JCT and NEC3 suite of contracts
  • Experience of successfully interfacing with clients at senior level
  • Good communication skills with ability to prepare and edit written reports
  • Good presentation skills with ability to advise senior representatives of client organisations on key issues
  • A practical understanding of construction risk and commercial management
  • A sound technical quantity surveying knowledge demonstrating established experience and ability
  • Experience of managing project commercial teams and supporting other colleagues
  • Able to demonstrate effective and efficient post-contract administration of projects
  • Knowledge and understanding of the key commercial issues relating to works delivered in an aviation and/or infrastructure environment
Rewards and benefits:

 

Faithful+Gould offer a comprehensive reward package including:

  • 25 days annual leave per annum plus 8 days paid bank holidays per annum (pro-rata for part time staff or for part years worked)
  • Employees in service at 1st April each year can buy up to 15 days or sell up to 5 days holiday
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Attractive pension scheme
  • Employee Well Being Programme (EWP)
  • Share incentive plan
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Professional membership fees paid
  • Income Protection
  • Personal accident cover
  • Give as you earn scheme
  • Health Club Membership & Leisure Discounts
  • Discounted BUPA healthcare scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • IT related discounts
  • Mobile phone discounts