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Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: R-033041
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Leeds

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 are dedicated to providing cutting-edge expertise. Join us and you will benefit from a development programme designed to ensure your career objectives are met in full. 

As one of the largest project and cost management consultancies in the world, Faithful+Gould has the strength to deliver leading projects. But, despite our international scope, we take immense pride in the smaller details too. If you’re the kind of person who shares our ambition for grand designs, but appreciate the importance of focusing on the finer points, you could fit right in. 

Due to recent business wins and a large range of existing projects we are seeking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor within our Leeds office. We have opportunities to support a variety of projects specifically within the Manufacturing sector. These involve working on strategically important projects, which are high profile within the clients’ organisations. By the very nature of the projects you will be expected to perform pre and post contract services for the client and form part of a team approach to project delivery. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual with experience in the specific areas to progress their career.
 
You will be asked to:

•Provide pre and post contract quantity surveying services and support more junior members of the team in doing the same 
•Plan, organise and control your own workload 
•Continue to develop your technical knowledge and experience of quantity surveying 
•Ensure the quality and timeliness of service delivery to colleagues and clients 
•Provide full efficient and effective services in all technical and contractual aspects of professional practice 

Requirements: 

•Conversant in all general aspects of quantity surveying 
•Ability to prepare estimates 
•Experienced in utilising software systems e.g. CostX, CAD Measure, etc. 
•Broad understanding of standard forms of contract, including NEC & JCT 
•Ability to lead on the preparation, monitoring and forecasting against budgets during design, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning phases of a project 
•Ability to produce financial and commercial reports 
•Awareness and understanding of efficient commercial administration of projects 
•Able to accept responsibility 
•Regular client interfaces and development of longstanding professional relationships 
•Ability to communicate to both superiors and subordinates 
•Knowledge and understanding of the component parts of a project and overall construction costs 
•Flexibility on being office or site based 
•Full clean driving licence 

Please note that the salary package is competitive. 

Training: 

You should possess a desire to continue to develop your career through our structured training programme. 

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 are accredited Investors In People. 

Atkins 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: https://www.yourrewardatkins.com

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. 

ATKINS, part 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.

Job open date: 23/09/2019
Job closing date: 23/10/2019