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Quantity Surveyor

Aldwych Consulting
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£45000 - £55000 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Are you an ambitious Quantity Surveyor looking for your next role in Manchester? Do you want to be working on a wide range of projects? Are you looking for an opportunity to take the next step in your career? If so, keep reading!

We are working with a prestigious consultancy firm in Manchester who are looking for an organised and highly - motivated Quantity Surveyor to join their team. You will be at the forefront of projects, seeing them through the whole life cycle, from inception to handover, so being organised and being able to work well under pressure are essential qualities the Quantity Surveyor needs to have.

This role is perfect for someone who is looking to dive into a variety of different projects and develop their career. With one of the best APC training programmes in the UK and a team of chartered professionals supporting you, you can ensure your career goals will be met.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, apply now!!

Responsibilities of the successful Quantity Surveyor:

  • Assist in establishing client's requirements and undertake initial cost planning exercises.
  • Carry out cost planning and value engineering to RIBA design stages and give informed client cost advice.
  • Understand and develop an opinion on procurement strategies.
  • Prepare tender and contract documents, including BOQ's for checking by senior staff.
  • Carry out tender appraisals and identify a recommendation for the client.
  • Monitor and record costs of projects.
  • Identify risks to projects and assess cost variations.
  • Value completed works and arrange payments in accordance with the contract.
  • Be able to produce draft projects or claim reports under the supervision of senior staff.
  • Issue notices in accordance with the contract under claim situation.
  • Liaise and confidently communicate with other members of the project or client team.
  • Maintain detailed variation and risk register information.
  • Able to prepare draft final accounts.

Requirements the successful Quantity Surveyor:

  • Confident to attend and input into project meetings.
  • Gaining experience or understanding of the CVR process.
  • An understanding of ADR methods.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction techniques and principles.
  • Demonstrates an appetite for CPD.
  • Numerate.
  • Reliable and trustworthy.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Smart & presentable.
  • Confident.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good communicator.
  • Ability to follow work instructions.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Adaptable and flexible.
  • Willingness to work in a secondment role in a client's office or on-site premises. Car driver.

Benefits for the successful Quantity Surveyor:

  • 25 days annual leave plus statutory bank holidays.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Eligible for discretionary Company bonus scheme.
  • Professional membership with RICS.

Aldwych Consulting values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


Aldwych Consulting offer a personalised service tailored to candidates seeking opportunities in the structural and civil engineering consultancy and contractor sectors.

Our approach is founded on the extensive personal experiences and industry connections of our founding Directors. With over 45yrs collective experience in recruiting for leading consultancies and contractors within the engineering industry, our insights are unparalleled.

Aldwych Consulting takes pride in fostering strong relationships with the most dynamic consultancies in the UK. We have earned a first-class reputation offering premier job opportunities with the best employers.

If you are considering a career move and wish to explore new possibilities with the assurance that your application will be handled with utmost confidentiality, please get in touch with us today.  

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73 Watling Street
8 Dalegarth Gardens
United Kingdom

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