Senior Quantity Surveyor in Leicester

60,000

70,000
Are you a Senior Quantity Surveyor looking to work for a Tier Two contractor in Leicester?

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Since being formed in 1969 my client has expanded rapidly to become a well-respected, family-owned business operating throughout England. They are a renowned construction and engineering company with an impressive track record in delivering large-scale and complex projects. With a rich history spanning several decades, they have established themselves as a trusted partner in the industry, consistently delivering exceptional results across a diverse range of sectors, including transportation, infrastructure, healthcare, and commercial construction.

The Civil Engineering contracting division has developed into a business that can now boast an impressive client portfolio from both the public and private sectors. It specialises in framework agreements, highway works including Section 278 agreements, bridgeworks, car parks, drainage, infrastructure, environmental and public realm works. They turnover around £40 Million a year and have several frameworks that they deliver for Anglian water and various city councils. My clients’ Advanced Pipeline Solutions division uses a combination of traditional and advanced techniques to offer a complete solution for the repair, rehabilitation, and life extension of underground pipes and sewers.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Due to the company continuing to win work, there is a need for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to support the Commercial Director, within the public realm sector of the company. You will be responsible for managing costs to make as much profit as possible for the company on the projects you will be working on and ensuring delivery of payment whilst developing client relationships. You will be managing multiple sub-contractors on multiple different packages; as well as dealing with the main contractor daily, the projects will be on average around £3M/£4M. The types of works will include groundworks, kerbing, concrete works, drainage packages, and piling. The work will be based in Leicestershire and the head office is in Leicester. You will be working on civils projects such as section 278 and 38 works around £3 Million in value. These projects will be in town centres and will include roundabout reconstructions and drainage works. You will be working on several projects at once and will be reporting to both the project manager and the commercial manager. You will be site based at least 3 days a week but there is an option for hybrid working.

REQUIREMENTS

JCT and NEC experience are essential for this role. You will ideally have a degree in Quantity Surveying and will have a minimum of 5 years experience as a Quantity Surveyor working for a Tier one or Tier two contractor. I am looking for someone who has good stability during their career. You will need to be self-motivated and able to use your initiative.

REWARDS AND BENEFITS

This is a brilliant opportunity for someone looking for progression & development, the Commercial Director progressed from a trainee Quantity Surveyor and they want to help other members of their team with a similar path. You will be rewarded with a competitive salary ranging between £60,000 – £70,000 + package including a £6,500 car allowance and 25 days holiday. On top of this, my client is a well-established & well-respected specialist contractor, this means you’ll be joining a financially stable contractor that can offer you long-term stability.

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About this Recruiter

Alex Jacobs
Consultant

A bit about me

I have worked in construction recruitment for three years. I started working in the blue-collar sector but have turned my attention to white-collar recruitment here at Cityscape. I specialise in civil engineering opportunities – working with both Tier 1 and 2 clients in the highways, utilities, rail and water sectors. Before working in recruitment, I spent 20 years in the Arts where I was lucky enough to travel the world. But there are always more places to see so, travel remains important to me. I am into sports and am an avid supporter of Tottenham Hotspur. I have a wife and two children and live in Aylesbury. Most of my spare time involves parenting and entertaining the kids.
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