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Quantity Surveyor

Ref no. BHN556070
Location London, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Our Water consultancy client are seeking a Quantity Surveyor to join their team working in a hybrid working arrangement out of their Bradford office or remotely depending on experience.

Key skills required for this role

Quantity Surveyor, Utilities, Cost management, Water, Commercial

Important

Water sector experience is desirable

Job description

Our Water consultancy client are seeking a Quantity Surveyor to join their team working in a hybrid working arrangement out of their Bradford office or remotely depending on experience.

The role will report to a Senior Quantity Surveyor and support our clients Asset Management, Engineering and Commercial services to clients across the water, energy and environment sectors, across the UK.

Our client's business was built on foundations of diversity - diversity of skills, cultures, personalities, perspectives and experiences. This diversity unifies their team and enables them to offer holistic and innovative solutions to their clients most pressing needs. Our client is proud to have a family-like environment across their business and lives it values of growth, accountability, integrity, innovation, empathy and fun.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for projects from inception to completion.
  • Be the focal point of contact for the client and inspire confidence for with clients.
  • Estimating and cost planning.
  • Procurement advice
  • Tender documentation completion.
  • Contract administration and cost control
  • Cost reporting
  • Final account preparation
  • Attend meetings and undertake site visits
  • Managing and take lead on multiple projects for their clients.
  • Manage infrastructure projects ideally using the NEC form of contract.
  • The Intermediate QS will be expected to be a self-starter in relation to day-to-day tasks, however there is no authority to agree or otherwise progress any compensation events or other commercially driven decisions without the approval and support of their line manager/direct line report.
  • It is expected that the candidate will liaise with Clients and Contractors on a daily basis to ensure the timely communication and collation of information.
  • Where appropriate, the need may arise to interface with third party stakeholders; in which case it should be remembered that the Candidate is an ambassador for the Aqua brand and shall be professional in all conduct.
  • Regular contact with all internal staff is expected with a focus on open communication.
  • Responsible for assisting with the management of junior members of the team.

Skills/experience/qualifications

  • Ideally working towards Professional membership with RICS
  • Degree qualified
  • Client facing and confident in leading meetings.
  • NEC contract experience
  • Ideally water sector experience/utilities background

Benefits

  • Competitive salary + discretionary bonus (£40-50k guide)
  • 24 days annual leave + Bank holidays + option to purchase additional leave
  • Pension scheme (6% employer, 4% employee)
  • Company mobile phone and laptop provided
  • Training and career progression opportunities
  • Professional Membership fees paid
  • Life Assurance Scheme 4x annual salary
  • Electric car scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (with access to GP appointments, Physio appointments and Mental Health Support)
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • ROLE CAN BE REMOTE DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE

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