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Senior Quantity Surveyor - Education

  • Job reference: FG-005080
  • Sector: Construction
  • Location: Birmingham

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Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s leading project and cost management consultancies operating at the forefront of the transport, property 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.
 
We are seeking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor within our Birmingham office to support a variety of projects in the property sector.  This business sector involves working on high value, strategically important projects which are high profile within the client’s organisations. You will be joining an established Commercial Services Team and will perform a full range of pre and post contract activities. 

 

You will be able to demonstrate a broad range of commercial and Higher Education experience gained in the property sector and have experience Higher Education teaching facilities and student accommodation developments and be able to work on your own initiative within multi-disciplinary teams. This is a fantastic opportunity for an energetic individual.



Responsibilities:


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


Requirements:


• Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (or equivalent)
• Extensive experience in preparing estimates for property related developments
• Experience in delivering Employers Agent Services would be beneficial
• 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
• 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
• Knowledge and understanding of the key commercial issues relating to works delivered in the private and HE sectors

 

 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
Competitive company pension scheme
Car allowance
Professional membership fees paid
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
Childcare vouchers
IT related discounts
Mobile phone discounts

Training:

Faithful+Gould encourage and facilitate excellence and will work with you to ensure you realise your maximum potential. A portfolio of training and development activities are available which have been designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. Faithful+Gould is accredited Investors In People and forms part of the Atkins Group, recently named as one of the 'Top 20 Best Big Companies to Work For' in the UK by The Sunday Times

 

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