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Managing Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: FG-004987
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction
  • Location: Exeter
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Why not...

Faithful+Gould is an international company with great strength and a culture of progression. Placing great emphasis on the training, development and assessment of our staff, we’re dedicated to providing cutting-edge expertise with huge scope to drive forward your career.

Now, due to business growth we are looking for a Managing Quantity Surveyor to join our Exeter office, which has a varied portfolio of clients, both nationally and internationally and a high profile and strong reputation for delivering high quality services. Our focus is on the provision of pre and post contract commercial services to a wide range of sectors. We service internal and external clients from feasibility estimates, through procurement to construction.

Your wide experience in providing commercial construction services to a range of sectors, both public and private sector, will help us to continue to deliver a premium service to our clients, help maintain successful client relationships and secure new business in these sectors.


• Ensure the quality and timeliness of service delivery to our clients, acting as primary interface to help build client confidence
• Act as the lead for commercial services multi-disciplinary teams and reviewing and reporting on all aspects of project within our portfolio
• You will be responsible for providing effective and efficient administration of project accounts and the management of internal job costings in relation to the fee and services and resource requirements
• Able to work independently within a multidisciplinary team across various locations
• You will be responsible for writing, editing and preparing client reports as well as reviewing commercial situation and advising the client accordingly.


• Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (or equivalent)
• Good experience in preparing estimates
• Significant experience in preparing tender and contract documentation, for works under the JCT and NEC3 suite of contracts
• Experience of successfully interfacing with clients at senior level
• Good communication skills with ability to prepare and edit written reports
• Good presentation skills with ability to advise senior representatives of client organisations on key issues
• A practical understanding of construction risk and commercial management
• A sound technical quantity surveying knowledge demonstrating established experience and ability
• Experience of managing project commercial teams and supporting other colleagues
• Able to demonstrate effective and efficient post-contract administration of projects
• Knowledge and understanding of the key commercial issues

Training and Development:

Taking your career to the next level.......

You should possess a willingness to continue to develop your career through our structured training programme. Faithful+Gould develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. We provide a structured training scheme and endorse Continuous Professional Development Activities. Faithful+Gould are accredited Investors In People.

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
• Company car or car allowance
• Private Medical Cover
• Attractive pension scheme
• Employee Well Being Programme (EWP)
• Share incentive plan
• Life assurance scheme
• Professional membership fees paid
• Income Protection
• Personal accident cover
• Give as you earn scheme
• Health Club Membership & Leisure Discounts
• Discounted BUPA healthcare scheme
• Childcare vouchers
• IT related discounts
• Mobile phone discounts

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