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Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: FG-005437
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction
  • Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

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Are you looking to drive forward your early career at a world leading project and programme management consultancy? Due to Faithful+Gould’s continuing success in delivering commercial and cost management services to high profile clients, our Newcastle upon Tyne office is seeking to recruit a Senior QS / Quantity Surveyor to join their team to support a diverse range of projects across the North East.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to work in a growing, dynamic and sociable office, who is a post graduate with experience of providing quantity surveying and estimating services to clients. In return, we will reward you with a highly competitive salary and provide you with the necessary support to take your career to the next level.

Faithful+Gould is renowned for the expertise, experience and excellence of its people - we place great emphasis on developing individuals to progress through the business – we invest in our staff and help you get to where you want to be whilst giving you the freedom and flexibility to practice your profession and make the most of your potential.

Responsibilities:
We are seeking a motivated individual to:
• Provide pre and post contract quantity surveying services for our clients
• Plan, organise and control workload under supervision
• Provide a professional interface with our clients and other disciplines
• Ensure the quality and timeliness of service delivery to clients
• Provide full efficient and effective services in all technical and contractual aspects of professional practice

To join us you’ll need:
• Quantity Surveying or equivalent degree from recognised University
• MRICS status is preferred though not essential, just a commitment to work towards it
• Considerable years of post university experience
• To be able to;
o Prepare feasibility studies;
o Manage cost estimating and cost planning process, including presenting final reports to clients;
o Contribute to selecting appropriate procurement route and tendering strategy;
o Prepare tender and contract documents;
o Review, analyse and report on tenders received;
o Understand and administer (under supervision) standard forms of contract, such as JCT and NEC;
o Ensure post contract change is managed effectively;
o Undertake monthly valuations; and
o Negotiate and agree final accounts.
• Good IT skills;
• Strong communication skills making you able to manage stakeholders effectively.

Further skills and experience required:
• Experience in utilising software systems e.g. CostX
• Proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word

Training and Development:
Taking your career to the next level
You should possess a willingness to continue to develop your career with us. Faithful+Gould is the employer of choice for developing its staff. We care deeply about the quality of our people and ensure the highest quality training from helping them achieve MRICS status, providing them with top quality CPD and a portfolio of training and development courses designed to make the best of their abilities and talents. Faithful+Gould are accredited Investors in People and will help you take your career to new heights.
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: http://www.yourrewardatkins.com

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. #LI-F&G