3 Aug 2022

Permanent Managing Quantity Surveyor

 Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

Job Description

We are working in partnership with a world leading project and programme management consultancy. They are looking for a Managing Quantity Surveyor to join the team in their Cardiff office.


What you will be doing:

  • Lead and oversee delivery on projects, from inception through to completion.
  • Be a key manager within the commercial services team in Cardiff, leading a team and reporting into the commercial services lead.
  • Be proactive in business development and the win work strategies of the Wales business.
  • Being a good ambassador for the company, your profession and the professional institution to which you belong.
  • Provide guidance, care, mentoring and development of staff.
  • Participating in internal and external training initiatives.
  • Applying the principles of quality assurance in compliance with the organisation’s Policies.
  • An advocate of the wider business, including appreciation of activities outside your own team/region, overall services offered and strategic objectives.
  • Understanding your client’s project and programme objectives.

What they are looking for:

  • A relevant construction qualification/quantity surveying BSc and professional membership of a recognised institution, ideally RICS.
  • A comprehensive professional network within the South Wales market.
  • Strong experience in residential developments, both public and private sectors is preferrable.
  • Extensive experience of both pre-and post-contract quantity surveying responsibilities and be able to deliver this service effectively to our client.
  • Experience in leading commissions/projects and a commercial team from inception to completion.
  • Ability to form effective working relationships with colleagues and clients.
  • Experience in feeding into business plans and strategically taking them forward.
  • Confident, engaging, with the drive to succeed and develop.
  • The ability to manage a project throughout its lifecycle.
  • A solid knowledge of current construction contracts such as NEC + JCT.
  • The ability to effectively chair and minute meetings.
  • The ability to carry out an Employer’s Agent role.
  • Strong IT skills with an understanding of Microsoft Excel, Project, Word and Outlook.
  • A clean driving licence.

About you:

  • A collaborative, engaging and adaptable individual to support business planning and development to grow the successful commercial services delivery team.
  • A courteous manner with a high level of professionalism – the ability to liaise with colleagues at all levels.
  • A disciplined thinker and analytical, numerate, problem solver who has the judgement and the capacity to think complex issues through and develop effective solutions in a timely fashion.
  • The drive and self-motivation to continuously develop their technical and behavioural skills.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively within multidisciplinary teams.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • An ability to influence others through the use of sound judgement and good sense.
  • Willingness to continue to develop your career through our structured training programme.

What they offer:

  • Competitive salary + benefits.
  • Flexible working.

How to Apply

To apply please send your CV to Rossana Corbisiero rossana@itstechnicalrecruitment.co.uk or for more details call: 01179 738507.  

Job Categories: Architectural & Surveying. Job Types: Permanent. Salaries: £50000 to £60000.

Job expires in 23 days.

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