Quantity Surveyor

Location Manchester
Discipline: Quantity Surveying
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Contact name: Georgie Marden

Contact email: georgie.marden@aldwychconsulting.com
Job ref: BBBH2245_1719840025
Published: 17 days ago


Are you an ambitious Quantity Surveyor looking for a new opportunity in Manchester? Do you want to work for a globally recognised company? A company where no two projects are the same? If so, keep reading!

We have an exciting opportunity with a highly recognised construction consultancy firm who are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their innovative and ambitious Infrastructure team in Manchester. They are looking for a highly organised person who enjoys embracing challenges and working in a fast-paced environment.

This is perfect for someone who would like to progress rapidly and be rewarded for their hard work. If you want to work in a company with an amazing employee culture, and with a team who are just as passionate as you about what they do, then apply below!

Responsibilities of the Successful Quantity Surveyor

  • Assist in establishing client's requirements and undertake initial cost planning exercises.

  • Carry out cost planning and value engineering to RIBA design stages and give informed client cost advice.

  • Have an understanding and developing an opinion on procurement strategies.

  • Prepare tender and contract documents, including BOQ's for checking by senior staff.

  • Carry out tender appraisals and identify a recommendation for the client.

  • Monitor and record costs of projects.

  • Identify risks to projects and assess cost variations.

  • Value completed works and arrange payments in accordance with the contract.

  • Be able to produce draft project or claim reports under the supervision of senior staff.

  • Issue notices in accordance with the contract under claim situation.

  • Liaise and confidently communicate with other members of the project or client team.

  • Maintain detailed variation and risk register information.

  • Able to prepare draft final accounts.


Requirements of the Successful Quantity Surveyor

  • Confident to attend and input into project meetings.

  • Gaining experience or understanding of the CVR process.

  • An understanding of ADR methods.

  • Thorough knowledge of construction techniques and principles.

  • Demonstrates an appetite for CPD.

  • Numerate.

  • Reliable and trustworthy.

  • Good IT skills.

  • Smart & presentable.

  • Confident.

  • Accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Good communicator.

  • Ability to follow work instructions.

  • Ability to work as part of a team.

Aldwych Consulting values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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