JOB TITLE: Employers Agent/Senior Quantity Surveyor - Consultancy


Industry : Construction & Civil Engineering Job Location : Cambridge
Job Reference : 6660GM Job Category : Building and Construction
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 07/05/2010
 
Salary & Benefits : £30000 - £38000 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Our client is looking to recruit an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor/Cost Manager to join one of the surveying Teams in their regional office in the Cambridge region.


Job Description

The Client

The client we are recruiting on behalf of is a well known International private practice consultancy in the construction arena working out of offices across the country. They work for public and private sector clients delivering as surveyors, project managers, engineers, consultants and contracts advisors.

They work on projects in a number of build sectors; education, local government, healthcare and hospitals, commercial property, acquisition and development as well as many other mainstream construction markets.

About the Role

Our client is looking to recruit an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor/Cost Manager to join one of the surveying Teams in their regional office in the Cambridge region. Primary function of the role is to act as the Employers Agent on projects, usually design & build schemes with procurement and contract admin responsibilities, maintain good relationships with clients, take every opportunity to uphold and increase the profile of the firm as a provider of professional, premium quality services to the construction industry. Current projects are in the Industrial, Distribution and Manufacturing sectors for Developers and/or occupiers

Brief Summary of Duties

* To deliver in all aspects of quantity surveying from inception of a project through completion.

* To achieve the highest standards of professional competence and to demonstrate this ability in all dealings with clients and professional contacts, reinforcing the profile of the firm.

* To be aware of marketing opportunities and where recognised bring to the attention of Associates, Partners and the Business Development Department, in order that they may follow up potential leads enabling the development of new business.

* To maintain good relationships with clients, take every opportunity to uphold and increase the profile of the firm as a provider of professional, premium quality services to the construction industry.

* To provide risk, value and procurement advice in a sector specialism environment.

* Assist in coaching and appraising of junior members of staff. To act as a supervisor for current graduates and work with them to achieving competences for the APC.

About You

We are looking for enthusiastic, creative, client facing individuals to be involved in projects within the Industrial, Distribution and Manufacturing sectors within an exciting team environment. You will have attained a minimum requirement of 3 years chartered status or up to 5 years relevant quantity surveying/employers agent experience in your career.

However, we will look at candidates with less experience provided this experience to date is sufficiently relevant.

Your Skills

* Ideally a degree in a "built environment" subject and/or a relevant professional qualification, typically: MRICS, MAPM, MICE, MCIOB, or equivalent.

* 3 years chartered status or up to 5 years relevant quantity surveying/employers agent management experience

* Industrial, Distribution and Manufacturing sector experience

* Consultancy Construction Background


Job Keywords

PQS, Employers Agent, Consultancy, Construction, Cambridge



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