Senior Chartered Quantity Surveyor

Senior Chartered Quantity Surveyor required for a leading and expanding firm of consultants with offices UK wide.  The Senior Quantity Surveyor will play a key part in the company’s cost consultancy team in their Birmingham office.  He or she will be working on a wide and varied range of projects in a commercial environment.  They will be client facing, working with an enviable and national client base, comprising many household names.

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will support and enhance the business growth plans by providing high calibre professional advice to key clients.  They will be part of a flexible and very supportive environment with great opportunities for career progression.

Principal Accountabilities of the Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • To deliver cost planning and cost management services in relation to construction projects and in support of the wider building consultancy team in Birmingham
  • To help deliver and support the growth of the cost consultancy service line in The Midlands and expand the existing offer to key commercial investor clients within office, retail, industrial and commercial office portfolios
  • Pre and post contract stages including feasibility studies, cost planning, reporting on tenders and agreeing final accounts
  • Work to support the growth and expansion of cost consultancy services at the Midlands office

Essential Skills, Qualifications and Behaviours of the Senior Quantity Surveyor  

  • Sound knowledge of building contracts including JCT
  • Independent delivery of procurement; single and two stage tendering
  • Cost consultancy experience in the commercial, residential and retail sector
  • Ability to demonstrate experience of good client relationship management
  • Proven track record of delivering end to end commercial cost consultancy
  • Strong experience of working on project values ranging from £1m to £30m
  • Experience of using a variety of forms of contract
  • Strong commercial experience with a proven ability to meet and exceed fee target
  • BSc Quantity Surveying
  • MRICS qualified with 2 years PQE
  • Confident, client facing communicator both verbally and in writing
  • Commercially focussed: Capable of developing client relationships and ability to network at business development events/seminars
  • Leadership qualities to assist in team and office growth ahead
  • Be involved in creating successful new and existing client relationships through networking and business development
  • Willing to travel

Location:        Birmingham (Hybrid role)

Salary:            £60K to £65K, Plus benefits package

Start:               ASAP

Status:            Permanent, Full Time

Ref: IB220503

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