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

Location

Leicester

Annual Leave

25 days plus bank holidays

Salary

Competitive, with comprehensive benefits