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Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor (Infrastructure/Highways)

  • Job reference: FG-005020
  • Sector: Construction, Infrastructure, Rail, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Cardiff, Oxford, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton
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Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s leading project and cost management consultancies operating at the forefront of the property, transport and industry sectors. Placing great emphasis on the training, development and progression of our staff, we’re dedicated to providing high quality professional services with 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 recent business wins and a strong pipeline of projects, we are looking to grow our Cost Management Teams in the South West.
 
We are seeking to recruit a strong Quantity Surveyors or Senior/Managing Quantity Surveyors with highways experience, to be based in our Cardiff, Oxford, Bristol, Exeter and Bristol offices.  We have opportunities across a wide range of sectors and our projects range in value from £0.5m to £50m+ with a variety of high profile clients giving our team a diverse and exciting workload.
 
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to work in a growing, dynamic and sociable office and make an impact. In return, we will reward you with a competitive remuneration package and provide the necessary support to take your career to the next level.



Responsibilities:
•Work within a team and provide a range of Quantity Surveying / Employer’s Agent duties from project inception through to completion
•Prepare Cost Plans/Estimates/Bills of Quantities/Tender Documents
•Provide post contract Quantity Surveying / Employer’s Agent services
•Prepare data and reports to timescales in a format required by line management/client.
•Assist in mentoring and development of junior staff
•Work collaboratively with other service teams to provide an integrated approach to client delivery.
•Managing client relationships and service delivery on a project basis, in conjunction with senior management
•You shall hold a broad contact and knowledge base of local markets and will be able to demonstrate a track record of supporting of the generation of repeat business

Requirements:

•Qualified with a BSc (or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying
•Chartered member of the RICS or qualified through experience
•Extensive experience with both private and public sector clients on major projects and a working knowledge of NEC forms of contract.
•Experience working on Infrastructure projects, including Highways is also essential
•Commercially aware you’ll work well as part of a team and demonstrate the people management skills to support and mentor where required.
•A knowledge and understanding of the component parts of a project and overall construction cost’s coupled with a competent knowledge of a range of project procurement options.
•Great interpersonal skills, an ability to communicate effectively (both internally and with Clients), and a willingness and determination to progress your career quickly.
•You will have the necessary ambition and drive to deliver a high quality professional service.
•IT skills, such as Office, Outlook, BIM / CAD measure, Cost Planning software eg CATO
•Good organisational skills
•Self-motivation and keen to become an integral office team member
•An ability to make you own informed decisions and work unsupervised when necessary

Training:

You should possess a willingness to continue to develop your career through our structured training programme. We provide a structured training scheme and endorse Continuous Professional Development Activities. Faithful+Gould is an accredited Investor In People.
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: https://www.yourrewardatkins.com

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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


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.

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