Quantity Surveyor

Talk Recruitment
£40000 - £55000/annum + benefits
11 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Quantity Surveyor / Senior - Building / Construction - Birmingham

Intermediate or Senior QS Considered.

What Makes This Employer Stand Out from the Crowd?

-Stable company, cash rich, one of the best credit ratings in the industry. Look after subcontractors and suppliers, paying them on time, so rare for the to be issues for the QS with subbys and suppliers.
-Lots of negotiated business, another sign of stability as they are not reliant on competitive tendering.
-Privately owned business, still involved and investing in the business.
-Friendly and personable team environment, known for low staff turnover
-Current QS team size around 15 and looking to grow, plenty of opportunity for progression.
-Excellent reputation for delivering quality projects, are quality rather than quantity focussed, would rather turn work down than be over stretched.
-The successful recruit would report to the Commercial Manager, who is friendly and down to earth, really motivated to build a good team of people, attitude is the most important, want people who are motivated. They have a good air of success in the company and want to recruit people who will contribute to keep that momentum flowing.
-Good work life balance.
-Projects will only be midlands based. So you won’t have to travel outside the midlands. Excellent option if you are after a local base / projects.
-It’s a growing business, still plenty of opportunity for career progression, but its organic growth, so also In a secure environment.
-Less red tape / less corporate environment, you can really make a difference and get noticed, allows people to move away from just following a process like at a top 10 and be more independent and almost entrepreneurial in their work.
-Highly motivated and personable senior management team, I’m sure you would agree its half the battle if you like who you work for!


To be considered for this Quantity Surveyor role you must meet the following criteria:

- Knowledge of Building Sector.
- Previous employment as a QS, Quantity Surveyor, Project Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor.
- Previous experience in private building sector projects such as Commercial, Education, Healthcare, Mixed Use, Apartment Blocks, Student Accommodation, Hotels, Extra Care Housing or Industrial.
- Previous Main Contractor employment.
-Demonstrable practical and logical qualities and a methodical way of thinking.
-Proven creative and innovative Problem Solving Skills
- Strong numeracy and financial management skills and the ability to learn sophisticated design and costing IT packages.
-Established ability to write clear and precise reports and to relate complex information in a simple way to a diverse range of people.
-Robust negotiating and team-working skills and the ability to motivate and lead those on site.
-Detailed knowledge of past and current building and construction technology, business and legal matters
- High level of communication skills.
- Relevant industry qualification (Degree / HND / HNC etc).


It’s the responsibility of the Quantity Surveyor to undertake a full range of pre and post contract quantity surveying services including project management for complex projects. The role also encompasses the assistance in the development, implementation and monitoring and the building construction and maintenance framework agreements.
This role will also include leading and supporting the development of more just surveyors, so strong leadership skills are essential.


My client is a regional building contractor with a busy and fast growing workload.

As a result of securing further new projects, this employer is looking to strengthen their team further with the appointment of a Senior Quantity Surveyor to work on a range of Building Sector projects locally.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a reputable company with a growing workload and great team environment.

Location: Birmingham


The successful Quantity Surveyor will receive:

*£40,000 - £55,000 Basic (Dependent on experience)
*Car / Allowance
*Pension (very competitive)
*Excellent Working Hours

To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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