Project Surveyor - Taunton

Quantum Group
£60000 - £65000/annum
07 Jul 2017
05 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced and talented Project Surveyor? Would you like to be part of a rapidly growing development and construction company based in the vibrant and cosmopolitan coastal town of Bournemouth?


We are looking for a Project Surveyor for our £15 million project in the centre of Taunton. The project is a former disused DEFRA office building, circa 46,500 sqft, which will be redeveloped with a 62 bed care home, 58 extra care apartments, communal facilities and ground floor retail units including hair & beauty, bistro dining, community hub and health & wellbeing.


The vision is to create desirable town centre properties with a range of care and lifestyle services for the over 55s and a private pay residential, nursing and specialist dementia care home facility.


Reporting directly to the COO - Construction, you will work side-by-side with the Project Manager and be jointly responsible for the project from beginning to end. This is a fulfilling, involved and extremely hands-on role within an expanding and progressive company.


About the role


The role is on site in Taunton (with some travel to Bournemouth) and will work closely with the Project Manager to deliver the development on time and within budget. You will liaise with Directors and Managers across the Company to deliver full financial control for all relevant costs. You will aim to provide total financial solutions, adding value to projects, identifying efficiencies and agreeing budgets, by working closely with a range of departments.


It is the responsibility of the Quantity Surveyor to ensure:

I.      All surveying work associated with achieving the Company's unit production programme is effectively carried out in a professional manner.

II.     A budget/financial development projection is produced for each development and is effectively controlled and maintained.


What we are looking for

Ideally a degree or equivalent in Quantity Surveying, MRICS would be advantageous
In-depth experience of Quantity Surveying, associated procedures and practices, preferably in the Construction and Residential Housing Sector.
Demonstrable experience in Project and Budget Management, Construction Procurement and Collaborative / Partnership Working.
A good knowledge of Risk Qualification experience.
Strong knowledge, understanding and appreciation of construction costs, measurement techniques and budget creation processes for Board approval.
An ambitious, strong and effective negotiator.
Pro-active and driven to deliver.  Who we are


Quantum Group is dedicated to delivering sustainable growth and being best in class across three innovative business sectors: we are a specialist developer of retirement living communities; an owner-operator in the care home sector; and a commercial property developer.


Why choose us? You will have a real voice, blue sky career growth potential, confidence in your own skills and performance and share in our pride and passion in delivering great architecture and buildings.


The key to your success within the Quantum Group will be strength, resilience, quality and results – with this in mind, you will own your project and your earning potential could be monumental.  With bonus structures in place to increase your income following great results, your incentive to produce epic results will be driven by your desire to earn your bonus and deliver the final result of your hard work.


At Quantum, we invest strongly in our own and we expect capability, commitment and the highest quality of work at the best value – if you have what it takes to really shine in an ambitious environment, then we want to meet you! 


How you’ll be rewarded

A competitive salary
A generous, personalised incentive scheme
20 days annual leave per annum + Bank Holidays (pro-rata)
2 additional days annual leave per annum after 2 years of service
3 days annual leave between Christmas and New Year
Workplace Pension Scheme
Great discounts on shopping, travel and cinemas
Long Service Awards
Childcare Voucher Scheme
New Quantumite introduction reward scheme
Professional subscriptions (payment of one relevant annual membership fee)
Mothercare voucher for all expectant parents
Land Introduction bonus
Contribution to relevant training courses