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Managing/Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: FG-006698
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Leeds

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Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s leading project and cost management consultancies operating at the forefront of the transport, property and industry 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 will benefit from a development programme designed to ensure your career objectives are met in full. 

Due to business growth, we are looking for an ambitious Managing/Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our growing Rail Commercial Services team in the Central Region. The Central Region (Leeds, Sheffield, Manchester and Warrington Offices) has a pipeline portfolio of infrastructure and rail projects, which forms part of our national delivery to the rail sector, with 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 both light rail and heavy rail projects and client organisations within both the UK and overseas from feasibility estimates, through procurement to construction. You will be able to demonstrate a broad range of commercial experience gained in a railway environment and be able work on your own initiative within multi-disciplinary teams. We have many opportunities in major rail projects such as HS2 or East West Rail.
 

Your wide experience in providing commercial construction services to the rail industry will help us to continue to deliver a premium service to our clients, help maintain successful client relationships and secure new business in this sector.

Requirements

  • Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (or equivalent)
  • Experience in at least two of the following: preparing tender and contract documentation, preparing estimates for rail infrastructure works, post-contract administration
  • A practical understanding of construction risk and commercial management
  • Experience of managing project commercial teams and supporting other colleagues.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the key commercial issues relating to works delivered in a railway environment
  • Experience in highways would also be beneficial.

Responsibilities

  • Act as the lead for commercial services multi-disciplinary teams and reviewing and reporting on all aspects of project within our portfolio.
  • Developing and maintaining our reputation through developing business opportunities.
  • Ensure the quality and timeliness of service delivery to our clients, acting as primary interface to help build client confidence.
  • 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.
  • You will be responsible for writing, editing and preparing client reports as well as reviewing commercial situation and advising the client accordingly.

Responsibilities

• Provide project management services to rail projects
• Provide support to team lead on all business issues including but not limited to business development, client management, bid writing, thought leadership

Benefits

Faithful+Gould develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. We provide a structured training scheme and endorse Continuous Professional Development Activities. Faithful+Gould is an accredited Investor In People.

The SNC-Lavalin Group 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: http://www.yourrewardatkins.com

Rewards 

Join us in this role and you can take your Transportation career so much further. We offer the opportunity to work across different disciplines, in different UK offices and even to take up international or client-based secondments. You won’t just be helping to shape the world of tomorrow; you’ll be shaping your own future too. We’ve got a lively culture where people from a diverse range of backgrounds support and inspire each other to achieve great things. So alongside excellent rewards and benefits, you’ll enjoy being part of a team that builds strong bonds both in and out of work! 

Apply & the process 

To apply please click the apply link attached. It is expected the interview process will be a two-stage process, including a competency based interview & also a potential meeting with the client as part of the process. We are looking to recruit ASAP. 

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.