Quantity Surveyor in London

70,000

80,000

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Our client is an acclaimed bespoke joinery fit-out and manufacturing specialist located in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. They are renowned for their exceptional craftsmanship and are responsible for crafting and installing some of the most intricate and prestigious joinery projects in the South-East. Operating from a cutting-edge, modern facility equipped with state-of-the-art technology, my client offers a dynamic and stimulating work environment. They foster a diverse and friendly culture that encourages career growth and personal development at every level, fully supported by the organisation.

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are seeking a proficient Quantity Surveyor with a keen eye for commercial details, who is eager to grow and evolve with our company. The ideal candidate should possess comprehensive knowledge of carpentry and joinery, with substantial industry experience. In this role, you will be responsible for managing Quantity Surveying and Commercial aspects of projects spanning a wide range, from £10,000 to £5 million. Key responsibilities include overseeing change control, pricing assessments, and negotiation of variations. You will also assist in cost-to-complete evaluations and cost-value reconciliations on projects, raise payment applications, and negotiate terms with clients. Moreover, you will contribute to the commercial aspects of production, monitor and update project schedules, foster client and supplier relationships, collaborate with the Procurement Manager in material and subcontract procurement, and offer contractual and commercial guidance across the organization. Additionally, you will support the Estimating department and provide commercial insights and estimates where necessary. This role will primarily be based at our Head Office in Hemel Hempstead, but site visits may be required on occasion, and there is a potential for flexible work arrangements, including the option to work from home.

This position is offered on a full-time permanent basis.

REQUIREMENTS

  • A proven track record in quantity surveying with a minimum of 5 years of post-graduate experience in a non-junior role
  • Extensive experience in detailed fit-out and joinery
  • Exceptional commercial and financial acumen, including budgetary skills.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong team-player with a drive to succeed.
  • The ability to effectively communicate with clients and suppliers.
  • A flexible working approach.
  • Capability to represent the company professionally.
  • Proficiency in computer skills and openness to new technologies and innovations

 

REWARDS AND BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary (commensurate with experience)
  • Performance-related discretionary bonus
  • Life insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Company pension
  • Continuous training and personal development opportunities

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About this Recruiter

Jake Rodger
Consultant

A bit about me

I’ve been working in recruitment for nearly three years, primarily focused on internal operations. At Cityscape Recruitment, I am part of the Commercial Fit-Out and Refurbishment team and am responsible for recruiting top talent for various white-collar positions within this sector. When I’m not working, I enjoy staying active and participating in sports such as Football, Golf, and Kickboxing. Additionally, I’m an avid musician and play the guitar as well as write songs as a member of a band.
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Construction professionals,
looking for a career enhancing opportunity

Find your next construction job, today.

Are you looking for new construction job? If you are a skilled construction professional, we will have an opportunity for you. We are an experienced construction recruitment agency and have an impressive track record of sourcing the best opportunities for the professionals we work for.

Providing you with an in-depth insight of industry knowledge, we can help you make the most informed decisions about your next move, now and for the entirety of your career.

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About Cityscape Recruitment

Cityscape Recruitment is not like any other construction recruitment agency. Our business does not have a sales-driven environment, instead, we reward quality over quantity.

We use our specialist industry knowledge to help introduce and guide construction professionals into companies that best suit their desired career aspirations and personal goals. From Quantity Surveyors to Site Managers to Civil Engineers, we work to the same objective of helping to enhance their careers.

And our relationships don’t end on day one of a new role – we pride ourselves on our ability to build long-lasting relationships with both clients and construction professionals. And we are fortunate enough to work with many leading construction companies and professionals in London and throughout the rest of the UK.

SUPPORTING THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Clients we work for

Our clients range from small, privately owned specialist contractors right up to top-tier PLCs responsible for shaping our country’s landscape.

What our clients say

We have worked with Alex Wallace and the Cityscape Recruitment team for a number of years now and find their service excellent.

They supply well matched and vetted candidates and very quickly understood all our requirements. They have always demonstrated good market knowledge and an ability to deliver to our requirements.

Commercial Director,
Main Contractor

I have used Cityscape Recruitment multiple times over the last 5 years. Very pleasant to deal with and all candidates put forward for interview are well suited to the position and well vetted by the team, so there is no time wasted with unsuitable applicants. I would highly recommend Cityscape. I intend to use them again in the future should any vacancies become available.

Operations Director,
Platt and Reilly Ltd

The Cityscape Recruitment team has always been great to deal with. Always ready to listen to our needs and requirements, a quality some recruiters do not appreciate or have, then advising where they can assist in our staff procurement. We look forward to working with Laura and Cityscape in the coming years.

Director,
Soilfix

Construction Recruitment FAQs

Here are answers to some questions that you may have.

At Cityscape Recruitment we have teams of consultants who find opportunities for construction professionals in the following sectors:

  • Main Contractor – Build
  • Fit Out and Refurbishment
  • Residential Development
  • Specialist Contract
  • Civil Engineering
  • Consultancy

Read more about our company here.

Our Residential Development team recruits for the very broad range of roles available in the Construction and Civil Engineering industries. From Quantity Surveyor to Technical Coordinator to Project Manager.

They can also recruit for the complete range of seniorities within these specialist areas. From Graduate roles, up to Heads of Departments and Managing Directors

To view all our live roles, click here

Our clients range from small, privately owned specialist contractors right up to top-tier PLCs responsible for shaping our country’s landscape. 

Some of our key clients are Statom Group, 8Build, AJ Morrisroe and Sons, VolkerFitzpatrick, Troy Group and Bellway Homes. 

Whatever your career aspirations may be, we will have the opportunities and the industry knowledge to share with you.

Our office is in Rickmansworth, West Hertfordshire. We are, therefore, best placed to provide recruitment services for London, the Home Counties, and the Southern Region of the country. However, we can and do recruit for the whole of the UK and have made many successful placements for construction professionals in the Midlands and the North and West regions of the country. 

To view all of our live roles, click here

When you first contact us, be that through direct contact, responding to an advert or applying through our website, we will connect you with a consultant who works in your specialist area. 

Initially, they will arrange a meeting to talk through your CV and career history. They will encourage you to go into detail about your background and experiences, capabilities and responsibilities, personal circumstances and any other factors they feel are relevant to help them build up a well-rounded profile of you. 

We take extraordinary care in matching professionals to an opportunity – one that will help enhance their careers and a clients’ team. We therefore also use this meeting to empower you in your career. Using our extensive knowledge of the construction industry, we would provide in-depth overviews of businesses, projects and available roles, and guidance on where your strengths will add the most value and career potential. 

After this meeting, the consultant will speak to a number of their clients about you and your CV. Who they speak to can be either jointly agreed upon or you can trust the judgement and expertise of the consultant to contact clients they feel are the best fit for your experience and goals.

If any clients are interested in meeting with you, the consultant will manage the interview process, coaching you before any interviews if required. (Further guidance can be found here.)

If you are successful in receiving an offer(s), our consultant will communicate this with you and help to negotiate the offer(s) and any other terms of employment. 

Finally, we will support you in resigning from your current role, navigating potential counter offers and starting your new role.

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