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Associate Director - Quantity Surveying

  • Job reference: FG-004074
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction, Infrastructure
  • Location: Birmingham
Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s largest project and cost management consultancies, employing over 2000 staff, with a turnover in excess of £70 million and an expanding office base in the Asia Pacific region, Continental Europe, the UK and USA.


We are currently working with some of the sector’s leading developers on a large number of residential and commercial office new build projects in the Midlands and in London & the South East, along with a number complex mixed use projects across the UK.


Due to the growth and opportunities that exist we are currently looking to recruit at Associate level a Quantity Surveyor with a track record of project delivery and client management. Candidates will be expected to have experience of carrying out the role of Employers Agent and have significant experience in mixed use schemes which are either primarily residential or commercial office led schemes.


Requirements
• BSc in Quantity Surveying, ideally Chartered or ‘learnt by experience’
• Numerically accurate
• Familiarity with complex urban regeneration projects
• Effective and efficient in the preparation of feasibility and pre-contract estimates
• Effective and efficient transition of pre-contract through to post contract advice
• Productive supervision of support team including adequate planning, monitoring and control
• Client interface level of responsibility on a project basis in conjunction with senior grades
• Effective and efficient knowledge of a range of project procurement options
• Ability to work with the minimum of supervision and on own initiative in a client facing role
• Ability to advise clients on strategic matters, key cost drivers, project costs and added value
• Knowledge and understanding of the component parts of a project and overall construction costs
• Expressly, an appropriate amount of high quality experience required in the commercial office and/or residential sector, having worked on all aspects of quantity surveying/Employers Agent in these sectors
• Experienced in client, consultant & contractor facing roles and working as a member of a busy team. Used to working to tight and ever changing deadlines
• Internal commercial management of projects
• Participating in bids & proposals for winning future work

Responsibilities
• Full quantity surveying, cost management and employers agent duties
• Provision of pre contract feasibility and viability advice
• To ensure the highest quality service delivery to clients
• To provide high quality cost advice on complex urban regeneration and commercial development projects
• Guidance, care and mentoring of supporting staff
• Develop client relationships and support the growth of the commercial property team by seeking opportunities with new clients

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. We provide a structured APC scheme and endorse Continuous Professional Development Activities. Faithful+Gould is accredited Investors In People.

Right to Work

The UK Government have taken steps to reduce net migration to the UK by limiting the number of overseas workers from outside the EEA coming to the UK for employment. Please note that whilst we are able to consider applications from overseas workers from outside the EEA ( who require a Tier 2 (General) visa) we can only employ them if we can provide evidence that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy from inside the EEA.

Rewards and benefits

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 part years worked)
• Employees in service at 1st April each year can buy up to 15 days or sell up to 5 days holiday
• Attractive pension scheme
• Employee Well Being Programme (EWP)
• Share incentive plan
• Life assurance scheme
• Professional membership fees paid
• Income Protection
• Personal accident cover
• Discretionary bonus scheme
• Give as you earn scheme
• Health Club Membership & Leisure Discounts
• Discounted BUPA healthcare scheme
• Childcare vouchers
• IT related discounts
• Mobile phone discounts
• Car allowance

Salary

Negotiable dependant on experience

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