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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: FG-005787
  • Sector: Buildings
  • Location: Exeter
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Why not...

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, we are expanding our headcount. Our Exeter office is now seeking to recruit an Assistant Quantity Surveyor / Quantity Surveyor to join their team to support a diverse range of projects across the South West.

By the very nature of the size 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 someone looking to work in a growing, dynamic and sociable office, who has some experience of providing quantity surveying and estimating services to clients. In return, we will reward you and provide 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.#LI-F&G

Responsibilities:
We are seeking a motivated individual to:
Provide pre and post contract quantity surveying services for major clients
Work principally as part of the commercial services team, but also supporting the project management and building surveying teams as and when required.
Plan, organise and control workload under supervision
Provide a professional interface with other disciplines and the client's representative
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:
Working towards RICS membership or recently chartered
Conversant in all aspects of quantity surveying
Ability to prepare estimates under supervision,
Ability to analyse and interpret commercial and technical project documentation
Understanding of standard forms of contract, including NEC and JCT
General understanding of the Infrastructure Sector and Construction methodology generally
Good IT skills
Strong communication skills and good stakeholder management ability
Knowledge and understanding of the component parts of a project and overall construction costs
Flexibility on being office or from time-to-time site based
An interest in Mechanical and Electrical estimating and cost management, and a willingness to potentially specialise in this field
You will be flexible and adaptable and be willing to support colleagues from other disciplines such as Project Management and Building Surveying, and thus broaden your experience

Further skills and experience required:
Experience with benchmarking analysis with a drive to seek and suggest innovative approaches to project delivery
Ability to contribute to the preparation, monitoring and forecasting budgets during design, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning phases of a project
Ability to contribute to financial and commercial reports
Effective and efficient commercial administration of projects
Experience in utilising software systems e.g. CATO, BIM Measure
Proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word

Training
Faithful+Gould develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Rewards and benefits:
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: http://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

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