Senior Quantity Surveyor | Data Centre

Capstone Recruitment
£60000 - £65000/annum
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Quantity Surveyor - Data Centre Sector

Salary, up to £65,000 plus package and benefits


An internatinoal and award winning construction and property consultancy are seeking to appoint a Senior Quantity Surveyor/Cost Manager to work within a newly formed specialist division, working with dedicated client accounts and supporting the businesses' strategy of growing their capacity across the Data Centre sector, both within the UK and EMEA-wide.

Key Experience:

* Experienced in technical estimating (MEP biased), with a desire to lead and coach junior staff
* Comfortable meeting and engaging with existing and new clients, on fast paced, large scale technical projects
* Capable of building excellent relationships with existing and new clients, on all aspects of the project and client care
* 5+ years' experience with Data Centres and other technology driven mission critical projects eg. Pharmaceutical, Medical Facilities etc.
* Equally skilled at pre-construction and construction change estimating;
* Knowledge of, and experience with, all methods of construction procurement
* Strong market intelligence and interest in the UK/EMEA data centre market, knowledge and understanding of key industry players
* Computer based estimating software experience, e.g. on screen take off
* BIM and/or Tableau experience desirable

Personal Attributes

* Self-motivated and proactive; this role brings opportunity to become a regional Sector Lead
* Excellent client communication skills, in person and via spreadsheets, report writing and presentations
* The desire to be a future sector leader for the business, continuing to grow the team across the UK and EMEA
* Self-disciplined time management and ability to guide and motivate junior staff

Role and Responsibilities

* Identify factors that influence construction costs, and monitor and report on this data in an interactive way
* Negotiate estimates and change orders with contractors
* Successfully closeout contracts and final accounts
* Review, validate and audit cost estimates prepared by contractors and others within a client's organisation
* Benchmarking for validation and target-setting
* Provide cost support to new innovative Research and Development engineering solutions
* Providing cost input into value engineering solutions

Senior Quantity Surveyor | Senior QS | Senior Cost Manager | Senior Cost Consultant | Data Centre | Manufacturing | Mission Critical | Medical |Pharmaceutical

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