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Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: FG-004984
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction
  • Location: Tunbridge Wells

Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s leading project and cost management consultancies operating at the forefront of the education, 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.
 
We are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join our successful team in Tunbridge Wells to help deliver projects in key sectors such as commercial property, education, leisure, residential and healthcare. Our projects typically range in value from £1m to £20m+ and are with a variety of clients giving our Surveyors a diverse and exciting workload.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to work in a growing, dynamic and sociable office and make an impact. In return, we will reward you with a competitive remuneration package and provide the necessary support to take your career to the next level.
 
The responsibilities:
  • Provide effective delivery of Quantity Surveying services across a wide range of market sectors from project inception through to completion
  • Prepare Cost Plans/Estimates/Bills of Quantities/Tender Documents
  • Provide post contract Quantity Surveying services
  • Prepare data and reports to timescales in a format required by line management/client.
  • Assist in mentoring and development of junior staff
  • Work collaboratively with other service teams to provide an integrated approach to client delivery.
  • Managing client relationships and service delivery on a project basis, in conjunction with senior management
  • Provide support to QS Team Leaders as required on all business issues


The requirements:
  • Qualified with a BSc (or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying
  • Ideally be a chartered member of the RICS or actively working towards membership.
  • Experience with both private and public sector clients and a working knowledge of JCT and NEC forms of contract.
  • You should have experience of cost planning, pre and post contract project responsibilities, and be able to deliver this service effectively to Clients.
  • A knowledge and understanding of the component parts of a project and overall construction costs coupled with a competent knowledge of a range of project procurement options.
  • You will have the ability to manage a project throughout its lifecycle
  • Great interpersonal skills, an ability to communicate effectively (both internally and with Clients), and a willingness and determination to progress your career quickly.
  • You will have the necessary ambition and drive to deliver a high quality professional service.
  • IT skills, such as Office, Outlook, BIM / CAD measure, Cost Planning software e.g. CATO
  • Good organisational skills
  • Self-motivation and keen to become an integral office team member
  • An ability to make you own informed decisions and work unsupervised when necessary.
  • It would be preferable if you held a full driving licence and owned a car. 

 

This role has excellent prospects for an individual who has a strong ambition to progress. As well as technical competence, we are looking for someone with the ability to think laterally, who possesses first class communication skills, has strong commercial awareness, will provide a first class service to our Clients and has a commitment to drive new business opportunities.

Training and Development:
 
Faithful+Gould is renowned for the expertise, experience and excellence of its people – and training and development are at the heart of this reputation. We will offer you all the support, training and practical experience you need to develop a career that will make the most of your potential.
 
It is very much a two-way commitment: if you work hard to achieve your development goals, we will work hard to provide you with all the support and guidance you need. This includes producing a development plan to track your progress, with regular reviews carried out along the way. It is your career so it is up to you to determine the specific route you’ll take through the various stages of your development. But you are not alone – there are people to assist and support you, such as your line manager and your mentor.
 
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
  • Attractive pension scheme
  • Company car or car allowance
  • 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
Salary -Negotiable dependant on experience.