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Associate Director- Quantity Surveying

  • Job reference: FG-005515
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction
  • Location: Epsom
Faithful+Gould is an international company with a strong culture of progression. Placing great emphasis on the training, development and assessment of our staff, we’re dedicated to providing 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 business growth we are looking for an ambitious and respected Associate Director, Cost Manager, with proven experience to take a lead position in the Epsom office, which has a varied portfolio of clients and projects, both nationally and internationally and a high profile and strong reputation for delivering high quality cost management services. The individual would be a senior member and play a key role in driving forward our sector teams through delivering and winning work with existing clients and growing our portfolio with new clients.

Based in Epsom office and reporting to the responsible Regional Director you will contribute to the business plan for the team. You will manage and plan resources, lead innovation and foster a collaborative, professional and positive working environment.

This role will also involve business development activity and inter-action with other offices in the region and the wider Faithful+Gould business. You will be specifically responsible for the delivery of major commissions and support the Regional Director in recruiting high calibre individuals that will deliver excellence to our clients. You will stimulate profitable growth for the team, lead by example and drive the performance of the business forward.

Member/Fellow of RICS or similar qualification is essential.
Knowledge of the industry in London + South East.
Existing network of relevant contacts with the sector/industry.
Proven experience in a senior level role.
Detailed knowledge of our competitors, understand our market differentiators and help to shape them.
Strategic vision of the market and industry and ability to focus our business to take full advantage of market conditions.
Possess confident business development skills, understand the external market and forward workload in the London + South East Region.
Proven track record of winning and developing new business opportunities.
Extensive experience in preparing bids, proposals, attending interviews and winning work.
Proven team management skills and experience.
Management of resources and workload planning, financial performance, quality assurance and business development.
Assume Key Account Management responsibility and customer focus.
Commercial management and governance on our projects.
Support the Regional Director in meeting/exceeding KPIs and targets set for the business.
Contribute to the business plan and delivery of the various aspects of this.
Grow our market share in various sectors by maximising opportunities with existing clients and bringing new clients to the business.
Set and maintain excellent service quality standards and a culture of continuous improvement.
Working closely with the Regional Team Leaders to develop business leads in all sectors and to generate opportunities from a London + South East regional and national perspective.
Liaise with our marketing team to ensure we have the highest quality marketing collateral.
Influencing and assisting in strategic decision-making within the Epsom office.
Collaboration with other offices, service streams, sectors and the wider Atkins and SNC Lavalin business to provide combined and innovative solutions improving our competitive advantage.
Liaising with graduate recruitment, APC programmes, and staff development.

Faithful+Gould want to hear from you. 

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:

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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