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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: FG-006503
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction, Education, Infrastructure
  • Location: Nottingham

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Due to continued business growth across the East Midlands Faithful+Gould are looking for an exceptional Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor to join the Nottingham office, which has a varied portfolio of clients and projects, both locally and nationally, with a strong reputation for delivering high quality cost management services.


Some of the projects you will be working on are high profile ranging in value from £5-100m+ capital value - this is a fantastic opportunity for an energetic, motivated and driven individual with strong quantity surveying experience from a consultancy background to join a world-leading player in its field. In return we will provide the necessary support to develop your career to the next level at this world class consultancy, whether you are currently a QS looking for that next step, or a Senior QS looking for more scope and progress through to more a senior level, this could be the role for you.

The office’s current client base covers a variety of different sectors including education, commercial, retail, residential, infrastructure, and corporate real estate

We are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to:

  • Manage commercial aspects of commissions and/or projects including governance, fee management activities, together with internal job costings and resource requirements.
  • Preparing fee proposals and bid submissions under guidance of senior colleagues.
  • Manage the client relationship and service delivery on a project basis in conjunction with other colleagues
  • Take the lead, setting the pace, and monitoring all work executed, at all stages to ensure that an accurate, professional and quality service is delivered to clients
  • Play a key role in generating repeat business and new business opportunities/market opportunities
  • Apply the principles of quality assurance and environmental management in compliance with the organisation's Policies
  • Managing trainee, assistant and graduate colleagues, including undertaking performance and development reviews and mentoring/coaching less experienced colleagues

To join us you’ll need:

  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors membership or equivalent recognized institutional body.
  • Thorough understanding of construction forms and techniques including construction costs, and ability to knowledgably advise clients.
  • Strong customer management skills, including managing expectations.
  • Ability to represent the company during bid interviews and strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Competent knowledge of a range of procurement options available in the industry.
  • Strong JCT and/or NEC contract experience.
  • Detailed understanding of methods / rule of measurement and experience with appropriate electronic measurement and cost planning software packages.
  • Effective people management skills, including training and mentoring less experienced members of staff.

Our success is built on hiring and then developing the very best people. Our standards are high, as are the rewards for those who join our team. The opportunity to draw from our wider international expertise and work on some of the most demanding and prestigious construction challenges around the globe ensures your career success – Join our team today.

Rewards and Benefits: 

Atkins offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, well-being, 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: 

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.