PQS / Project Quantity Surveyor
Your new company
Hays Property and Surveying are seeking a PQS / Project Quantity Surveyor to join an independent Project and Cost Consultancy in Basingstoke.
Your new role
Working within the Cost Management arm of the business, you will be responsible for providing a range of pre and post contract Quantity Surveying services across a variety of clients and projects. The business' project and client base is forever expanding and includes high end residential Schemes and country houses, on behalf Developers and Private Clients, office fit outs and other commercial new builds. Your workloads will tend to vary, with you working on either multiple schemes or focusing on one large Private Client project at any given time.
Responsibilities may include but limited to;
- Cost Estimates
- Cost Plans
- Value Engineering
- Procurement advice
- Tender Action
- Letters of Intent / Appointment
- Contract Documents
- Cash Flow Forecasts
- Valuations & Variations
- Post Contract & Cost Control Advice
- Cost Reporting
- Final Accounting
What you'll need to succeed
In order to succeed within the role, you will hold relevant experience as a Quantity Surveyor. Ideally this will from within a Consultancy remit however, those from a main contractor or developer background are also being considered. Your level of experience required is flexible, with those individuals at 1 year post-grad to a Project Surveyor level are being considered. However, it is expected that you will have has good exposure to a range of construction projects and strong numerical skills.
In addition to your practical experience you will hold a relevant construction related degree, at a minimum, and desirably hold, or be working towards, your MRICS certification. As this role will require you be heavily involved with the running of the project from feasibility stages onward, you will need to have high levels of confidence and self-motivation coupled with excellent client engagement skills.
What you need to do now
For more information regarding this or any other opportunity please contact our Southampton based Property and Surveying specialist Jamie Poll on 02382 020101.