Quantity Surveyor

£40000 - £55000 per annum + package
06 Feb 2018
06 Mar 2018
Adam Tarleton
Job Function
Surveyor - Quantity
Job position
Contract Type
Full Time

PQS role for a Northamptonshire based practice - 45-50k + car allowance + package

Senior Quantity Surveyor - Northampton

Company Car/Car Allowance (£470 per month)
Private Healthcare - employee only cover
Healthcare Cash Plan - employee only
Life Assurance - 4 x salary
Pension - access to NEST and SIPP (SIPP - Max ER contributions of 2.5%)
25 days holiday
Season Ticket loan
Salary 45-50k

What they do

They help commercial property owners, investors and occupiers minimise costs, maximise returns and unlock hidden value. We partner an A-Z of household names across every imaginable sector, both public and private.

Reason for the role

Due to increasing workload within the Project and Cost Management Department the need has arisen for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join the current team. You will be involved in both new and refurbishment projects typically ranging from £500,000 to £30,000,000 in a variety of sectors such as office, residential and industrial.
You will be expected to work independently although supervision is readily available through the senior management team. This is a national role and as such you will be expected to travel to client meetings and undertake site visits periodically, a driving license is therefore required.
You will ideally hold a degree in Quantity Surveying with a minimum of 5 years experience with a recognized PQS firm and looking to develop your career. You should be RICS qualified.

Main tasks:

1. Preparing cost plans and order of costs
2. Carrying out tender analysis and preparing tender reports;
3. Preparing interim valuations and financial reports;
4. Agreeing variations and final accounts
5. Attending site and design team meetings.

Main capabilities:

Technical Skills
* Proven experience in cost planning
* Measurement and pricing of variations
* Working knowledge of JCT contracts
* Computer Literacy, specifically in Microsoft Office.
* BIM measurement using Costx would be ideal, but training will be given.
Customer Focus
* Demonstrates a clear understanding of client requirements
* Enjoys the clear confidence and respect of clients
* Collects, reviews and acts upon client feedback
* Researches into current and future client requirements
* Demonstrates an awareness of market trends
Communication Skills
* Experienced and capable presenter, both of technical and business matters
* Shows highly developed persuasive skills (oral)
Personal Qualities
* Presents a professional image when dealing with clients and demonstrates self confidence
* Demonstrates ambition and commitment to self development
* Highly organised
* Manages own time and exercises good commercial judgement to maximise fee earning potential
* Team Player
Organisational Focus
* Seeks to improve personal and team service delivery Analytical Reasoning
* Demonstrates good attention to detail by regularly producing carefully prepared, accurate work
* Uses thorough and effective data gathering techniques in all aspects of the work
Interpersonal Skills
* Understands and listens to others' requirements
* Demonstrates co-operation and willingness to work with others

If you feel this is the role for you please click apply OR if you would like a chat about this role or to find out more about the company, then please contact Adam Tarleton at Hays on the number provided.

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