Quantity Surveyor


  • Circa £35k + benefits
  • Posted: 05/09/2017
  • Birmingham B2 4HQ Birmingham
  • Job Ref: QSBIRMWA
  • Permanent

Job Details

Quantity Surveyor - Birmingham - Circa £35k + benefits

Are you a talented Quantity Surveyor looking for a challenging and diverse new role within a top consultancy?

One of Europe’s leading privately owned Construction Cost and Property Consultants are seeking an ambitious, energetic Quantity Surveyor / Cost Consultant to join their busy Birmingham office.

This national firm has over one hundred years experience in the industry, successfully delivering a range of professional services to an impressive client base. They have a varied portfolio of projects that cover most sectors; including Retail, Industrial, Commercial, Education, Leisure and Infrastructure. The company invests in their people who define the values of the business to ensure that their clients receive exceptional standards of service.

As a Quantity Surveyor your responsibilities will include the provision of full Quantity Surveying services to clients on a variety of developments nationally, while under the guidance of an experienced Senior Surveyor.  You will provide both pre and post contract advice covering areas of procurement, design, risk, cost planning and project management.

The successful Quantity Surveyor will hold a relevant degree with at least 2 or 3 years’ experience in providing Quantity Surveying and /or Employers Agent services on a variety of developments. Ideally this experience will have been gained within a consultancy environment and you will be working towards your APC.  You must have good knowledge of the APC process with the desire to become a Chartered professional.

You will have the ambition and drive to deliver a high quality professional service, with excellent verbal and written communication skills at all levels; you must be confident client facing.  You will have effective problem solving skills and the ability to provide innovative solutions, be a good team worker, with the ability to work with the minimum of supervision using your own initiative with a flexible approach to work with the ability to prioritise and manage time effectively.

In return for your hard work, this well established consultancy offers secure employment in a forward thinking company, prepared to share success with its employees by a policy of encouragement, recognition, promotion and reward. There is a structured APC training programme in place with support and guidance on hand from experts in their field, with on going CPD events and counselling sessions.