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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: FG-004751
  • Sector: Construction
  • 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 property, transport 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’ll benefit from a development programme designed to ensure your career objectives are met in full. 
 
Due to recent business wins and a number of large range of projects we are seeking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor / Employer’s Agent within our Leeds office.  We have opportunities specifically within the Education, Retail, Pubs & Leisure, Transport/Civils, Manufacturing, Health, Housing & Care and Industry sectors. Our projects range in value from £0.5m to £50m+ with a variety of high profile clients giving our team 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.


 
Responsibilities
• Work within a team and provide a range of Quantity Surveying / Employer’s Agent duties from project inception through to completion
• Prepare Cost Plans/Estimates/Bills of Quantities/Tender Documents
• Provide post contract Quantity Surveying / Employer’s Agent 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
• You shall hold a broad contact and knowledge base of local markets and will be able to demonstrate a track record of supporting of the generation of repeat business
 
Requirements
• Qualified with a BSc (or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying
• Chartered member of the RICS
• Extensive experience with both private and public sector clients on major projects and a working knowledge of JCT and NEC forms of contract.
• Commercially aware you’ll work well as part of a team and demonstrate the people management skills to support and mentor where required.
• A knowledge and understanding of the component parts of a project and overall construction cost’s coupled with a competent knowledge of a range of project procurement options.
• 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 eg 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

Reward and Benefits
Faithful+Gould offer competitive packages in line with the current market. A number of non-contractual benefits are also available which are intended to provide support to extra-curricular activities or domestic needs. The overall package will include a range of benefits and the flexibility surrounding what is available will be discussed at interview.
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