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Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: FG-005845
  • Sector: Construction
  • Location: Nottingham
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Why not...

We’re looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our successful Cost Management team in Nottingham. The Nottingham Office has a large portfolio of private and public sector clients and is at the forefront of our national delivery to the property sector, with 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 client organisations within the East Midlands and throughout the UK, from feasibility estimates, through procurement to construction. You will be able to demonstrate a broad range of commercial experience gained in the property sector and be able to work on your own initiative within multi-disciplinary teams.

Your wide experience in providing commercial construction services to the property industry will help us to continue to deliver a premium service to our clients, help maintain successful client relationships and secure new business in this sector. Examples of current sectors we’re working in include Higher education, local authority, private developer large scale residential schemes, food retail, distribution / logistics, and social housing – relevant experience in one or a number of these sectors is essential.


•Ensure the quality and timeliness of service delivery to our clients, acting as primary interface to help build client confidence
•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.
•Developing and maintaining our reputation through developing business opportunities


•Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (or equivalent)
•Extensive experience in preparing estimates for property related developments
•Experience in preparing tender and contract documentation
•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
•Practical knowledge of construction risk and commercial management
•A sound technical quantity surveying knowledge demonstrating established experience and ability
•Experience of managing project commercial teams and assisting other colleagues
•Able to demonstrate effective and efficient post-contract administration
•Knowledge and comprehension of the key commercial issues relating to works delivered in the private sector
•Experience of acting as an Employers Agent
•Experience with Both NEC and JCT forms of contract would be beneficial

Rewards and benefits:

Atkins offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices.
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