Quantity Surveyor

Talk Recruitment
£35000 - £55000/annum + benefits
14 Jun 2017
13 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Quantity Surveyor / Senior - Building / Construction - Manchester

Intermediate or Senior QS Considered.

What Makes This Employer Stand Out from the Crowd?

-One of the UK's top 20 most profitable construction businesses.
-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
-Excellent reputation for delivering quality projects.
-Excellent work life balance.
-Projects will only be North West based. 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.


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 framework agreements.


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 an intermediate or 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: Manchester


The successful Quantity Surveyor will receive:

*£35,000 - £55,000 Basic (Dependent on experience)
*Car / Allowance
*Pension (competitive)
*Excellent Working Hours, includes early finish on Fridays.

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

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