Intermediate Quantity Surveyor / Quantity Surveyor

International £35k - 45k per year + Benefits Permanent Posted 06 / 06 / 18

Reference: clond511

An independent Quantity Surveying and Cost Management practice employing 12 staff are wishing to expand their Kent office with the addition of a bright and ambitious Intermediate level Quantity Surveyor. Suitable candidates must have a QS degree and at least a couple of years’ professional experience preferably within the consultancy sector.  

Our clients’ project portfolio includes major schemes in healthcare, education, residential, civils and utility sectors. On-going projects include a prestigious heritage scheme, various new build healthcare & education buildings, an amphitheatre and a nature reserve! They are also appointed at phases 1 & 2 of an affordable housing scheme with future workloads including a hospital project and post-contract support as contractor QS on a £4m scheme.

Consequently, you can look forward to becoming involved in a variety of schemes supported by a very friendly office! APC support can be provided via a number of Chartered professionals already entrenched in the business.

Key professional duties include:

  • Good knowledge of either JCT & NEC contracts
  • Detailed knowledge of SMM7 and NRM2
  • Personal ability to produce a full Bill of Quantities and cost plans to tight timescales. (our client prepares BoQs on a variety of commercial units, education, housing and leisure projects)
  • Ability to attribute the form of contract, conditions and obligations to be imposed
  • Contractual negotiation and subsequent engagement on site with contractors
  • Ability to manage final account forecasts and deal with variations to ensure the clients budget is met.
  • Carry out the negotiation of final accounts.
  • Managing clients key documents for commercial control.
  • Providing construction cost advice as may be required.

You will be expected to liaise with clients directly, typically carrying out pre & post contract duties. That may require you to work individually or / and as part of the design team.

Our client is fully committed to being a great employer and to providing their clients with an exemplary service. They are ready to invest in your future and provide you with a long term career opportunity with realistic chances to develop your skills and experience to a managerial level and beyond!

Initial starting salary is £35,000 – £45,000 + benefits (depending on experience)

All candidates must have a legal right to work in the UK.


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