Atkins James are proud to be working in partnership with Bentley Project Management, a market leading Construction and Infrastructure Consultancy to recruit a Quantity Surveyor to join their growing and successful team based in Lockington, Derbyshire.
Bentley Project Management are a privately owned business, born out of a desire to provide a high level of customer service to their clients and have found themselves in the enviable position where the majority of their workcomes through repeat business. Client recommendations have been instrumental in the ongoing growth and the development of their business, which for any prospective future employee will demonstrate the quality and depth of the business you will be joining. Suffice to say, word of mouth can be both positive and negative, but with our client it drives their future business growth.
Why Bentley Project Management? They are one of the leading consultancies in the region who are a great team to work with and for.
Regarding projects, you will work on a variety of strategic Infrastructure and Construction schemes including working within or for a local government organisations, private and public sectors clients and developers throughout the Midlands, predominately £100,000 - £5million in value. With this type of portfolio they can offer prospective employees a diversity in workload and a chance to truly shine as you become integral to the ongoing growth of the business.
We are looking for a talented individuals to undertake all Cost Management pre and post contract on behalf of the company (without being seconded full time) whilst also adding value and knowledge to the current team.
Roles and responsibilities will include (but not limited too):
To measure and cost construction works for cost plans and bills of quantities
To attend project meetings and provide advice to Clients on commercial matters of projects that are allocated to the individual
To create reports suitable for presentation to Clients
To work diligently and carefully at all times
To manage workload requirements and ensure that key deadlines are met
To work alongside Senior members of the team to ensure all Client relationships are maintained and future opportunities are maximised
Assist in the production of serviced land budgets & cost plans for developers / land owners / land agents etc.
To deliver post-contract cost management services for both civil engineering and building projects (e.g. financial reports, interim valuations, negotiation of changes and final accounts)
To support and assist with pre-contract cost management services for both civil engineering and building projects (e.g. production of estimates, tender documents, tender reports, contract documents etc.)
To assist the commercial lead for services provided as part of land valuation / land deductible cost assessments (e.g. analysing submitted costs and providing recommendations to the Client)
Any other duties that may be required by your Manager or the Company, providing you have been adequately trained to execute them. These duties may be required from time to time or on a permanent basis.
The ideal candidate will have outline experience and/or a workingknowledge of as much as possible:
Experience in providing quantity surveying services (pre-contract and post-contract) on multiple projects
Excellent communication skills, both internally and with Clients
Excellent organisation skills with an attention to detail and ability to multi task
High level of computer literacy
Good understanding of industry recognised construction contracts (NEC, ICC and JCT)
Good understanding of procurement routes associated with construction projects
Ability to manage relationships effectively with clients and colleagues
A proactive approach to achieving results
Appreciation for professional fee agreements and how fees are structured on projects
Appreciation of the appointment documents and the services that Bentley Project Management are responsible for delivering.
Previous experience of demonstrating excellent client / customer relations
Excellent interpersonal skills around influencing and negotiating