Project Quantity Surveyor - Manchester

The Recruitment Boutique Ltd
15 Feb 2017
15 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client , KMB Ltd is a highly regarded multi-disciplinary Construction Consultancy Practice established for over 25 years, with offices in London, Manchester and the East Midlands.

With an enviable client portfolio in retail, leisure and commercial sectors, they offer the full array of cost and project management services for numerous projects throughout the UK and a few specialist retail projects in Europe, USA and Australia. They demonstrate strong inter-sector collaboration within the company and foster a supportive and progressive work environment.

The Role
They have a new opportunity for a Project Quantity Surveyor based in their Manchester office (Stockport). Working with their busy team of of dynamic professional cost consultants, you will assist their clients across a variety of projects,typically lasting up to 12 months, with values up to £5m.

You will be involved in both Pre and Post Contract duties on a number of projects for their prestigious clients including cost planning, tendering, site valuations, cost reporting, cost management and agreement of final accounts. You will be actively involved in the full project process from initial client engagement through to the project`s successful commercial delivery.

This is a fantastic opportunity to further your career in a highly regarded specialist consultancy firm.

The Person
As a Project Quantity Surveyor you will have an RICS accredited BSc or MSc degree in Quantity Surveying (or related discipline), with 3-5 years commercial experience and be working towards your APC. Experience gained in a private practice consultancy is highly advantageous.

Experience in retail, leisure, or the food and beverage sectors, would also be an advantage.

You must be a knowledgeable surveyor who has had experience of preparing tender and contract documentation, preparing tender reports, managing the cost of change through the design process, acting as Client`s QS at site meetings, supporting the PM, overall cost control and negotiating final accounts.

You must be confident and comfortable performing client facing duties, with excellent written and verbal communication skills. You must be enthusiastic, self-motivated and proactive with a strong can-do attitude and professional work ethic. You are personally organized and can manage numerous projects at the same time.

You will also be IT literate with a good working knowledge and experience of using Microsoft Office, including as a minimum, Outlook, Excel and Word, together with various file sharing platforms.

You must have a full UK driving license.

In Return
In addition to providing rare exposure to some exclusive clients, they offer a competitive salary and excellent company benefits including bonus potential, generous holiday entitlement (20 days plus the Christmas period), full training and support for your professional development towards Chartered membership of the RICS and the use of company pool cars.

Salary is very much dependent on experience, but as a guide, between £25K and £30K.

For further information regarding KMB, please follow the link for examples of their client work.

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