Quantity Surveying

Associate Level Quantity Surveyor

Associate Level Quantity Surveyor Responsibilities

  • Working independently and taking responsibility for the successful delivery of an extensive programme of specialist insurance work including Reinstatement Cost Assessments, Repair Cost Validations and pricing Repair Schedules
  • Attending Senior Management Meetings as required and actively seeking to get involved in and take responsibility for business management opportunities, such as Business Development; HR; Quality Management; Training and Education; IT; Offices / facilities / equipment; Professional Standards (RICS, BCIS, NBS etc.); Investors in People etc
  • Working with the Directors to set targets for each Associate Team and managing the team in such a way to deliver these targets
  • Acting as Line Manager for all personnel within their Associate Team. Taking personal responsibility for managing and motivating all team members to deliver their best service
  • Helping all team members to identify their strengths and weaknesses and help them to develop and achieve a plan to reach their own personal career goals
  • Taking responsibility for allocated Key Client Accounts, building a relationship with the Key Client(s), ensuring complete satisfaction with RJA services, and nurturing new work opportunities
  • Taking the lead on a range of construction projects and managing a team of Quantity Surveyors, Assistants and Apprentices and helping them to fulfil their potential
  • Organising and managing the resource within your team
  • Reviewing the quality, efficiency and timing of all work within your team and ensuring it meets the practice’s requirements
  • Acting as the principal point of contact with the project client and the other consultants on the design team
  • Training and assisting others, including the preparation and presentation of in-house CPD events
  • Actively seeking new project opportunities for RJA Consultants and promoting the services of the practice at every opportunity including attendance and involvement at appropriate networking and marketing events
  • Acting as Employer’s Agent on Design and Build projects
  • Following the company Quality Management System in the delivery of all services
  • Managing multiple projects simultaneously and developing excellent time management strategies
  • Treating all clients to exceptional level of service

Associate Level Quantity Surveyor Requirements

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying
  • Ideally, a Chartered member of the RICS, or a commitment to achieve Chartered status within 2 years
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in running own projects quantity surveying and / or project management for either a Private Practice, Construction Company or related organisation
  • Experience of successfully managing a team of people
  • Experience of business development, marketing and networking and a willingness to actively win new work for the practice
  • Proficiency in measurement, ideally using CostX Measurement Software
  • Experience in running large, complex projects independently
  • Strategically minded with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational and managerial skills
  • Attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Skilled negotiator
  • Driving licence and own car. Willingness to travel to sites across the UK as required

Position Type

Full Time



Annual Leave

25 days plus bank holidays


Competitive, with comprehensive benefits