Senior Quantity Surveyor.


Who are Skope and the purpose of this role?

Skope is a leading provider of cost management and multi discipline services for the built environment. In response to an increase in workload we are looking for a Senior Cost Manager/Quantity Surveyor to join our team to work on a diverse range of projects across multiple sectors. 

Our Quantity Surveying Division are responsible for the cost management of major projects from feasibility through planning, design, procurement and construction across all sectors.

As Senior Cost Manager/Quantity Surveyor, you will be an integral member of the team managing multiple projects with different Clients. You will have responsibility for projects of various sizes, developing key relationships with Clients and colleagues.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare cost plans, feasibility studies, tender documentation and pre–tender estimates
  • Provide advice on procurement and contracts
  • Attend client, site and design team meetings throughout the project programme
  • Prepare robust contract documentation, including Letters of Intent
  • Actively carry out Construction Stage quantity surveying activities on schemes, including:
    • Preparing cost reports and discussing them with the client’s project manager prior to issue
    • Agreeing monthly valuations with the main contractors.
    • Valuing variations and instructions
    • Agreeing scheme final accounts
  • Lead and manage relationships with clients, project managers, other consultants, suppliers, contractors, as well as the internal teams 
  • Actively support business objectives and deliver value for money in all circumstances
  • Act as a mentor to support and provide guidance to more junior members of staff within the team

What Skills do you need in order to perform this role?

  • Apply knowledge and experience to produce high quality work, together with practical and commercial solutions which meet client objectives
  • Communicate clearly and concisely to clients on a range of complex issues and have the ability to produce high quality reports
  • Manage multiple projects at any given time and deliver work steadily and within stated deadlines
  • Contribute own views and ideas in a respectful manner and be receptive to ideas from others
  • Identify opportunities to add value and enhance client relationships including playing a key role generating repeat business
  • Channel your own and others’ energy towards achieving the business strategy

Previous Experience and Credentials

  • MRICS qualified
  • Ideally 7–10 years post graduate experience
  • Both pre– and post–contract skills and experience, with a focus on cost planning and cost management
  • Experience across a variety of sectors including Residential, Commercial, Education and Leisure
  • Experience of managing and working on multiple projects at any given time
  • Experience in both JCT and NEC Forms of Contract

How will you know if you are succeeding?

  • Projects and tasks will be delivered in a timely manner and to Skopes high standards
  • Expectations are managed through effective communication with others
  • Excellent relationships built with all Clients, Consultants, Partners and fellow employees
  • Positive attitude and projection of the Skope brand including personal integrity and professional ethics 
  • Respected by Colleagues within the company

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Flexible Working
  • Pension Scheme
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Healthcare Scheme

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