Senior Quantity Surveyor Opening

Posted by Admin

Location: Playle & Partners LLP – Head Office, Sidcup
Salary: £…depends on experience… plus per annum + benefits/package
Job Type: Permanent
Company: Playle & Partners LLP

The Role
This is an exciting opportunity to join an outstanding team where you will play an active role in the delivery of project and professional services to a wide range of public and private sector clients, assisting with our further planned expansion into commercial work. We are a well-established multi-disciplined practice providing consultancy services across both the public and private sectors.
Established in 1954 we have offices in Sidcup, Godalming and Ipswich. We are currently recruiting to supply our recent success as Quantity Surveyors on major frameworks within the South East of England
The successful candidate will be working directly on schemes ranging from £1 – £20 Million both Pre and Post Contract. The candidate will be responsible for reporting directly to Associate Quantity Surveyors and for assisting in the co-ordination and training of the Intermediate Surveyors within the team.

Day to day tasks will include but not limited to;
 Cost Estimating
 Procurement and Tendering
 Working knowledge of both the JCT and NEC Forms of Contract
 Contract Administration/ Employers Agent
 Measurement to NRM2 standard
 Project Financial Control and Reporting
 Valuations
 Risk Management

A detailed understanding of all of the above will be required.

The Candidate
To be successful in this role you will;
– Be MRICS with a minimum of 4 years surveying experience post RICS Accredited Graduate Degree
– Have extensive experience of Quantity Surveying and the day to day tasks listed above
– Require previous experience on a variety of public sector works ranging from £1million to £20million – Be well organised, efficient, using initiative and working to tight deadlines. – Require excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, coupled with an eye for detail, a commitment to excellence and developing strong client relationships. – Possess a proactive approach to problem solving and ability to follow these through to a satisfactory conclusion. – Have proven IT skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel and AutoCAD competencies. – Be flexible, confident and self-motivated with a real desire to deliver excellent customer service. – Positive attitude and willing to learn with and develop the team. – Able to identify areas of commercial opportunity for future development.
– Oversee, mentoring and training of Juniors / Graduates

We are a leading Cost Consultant in the Public Sector competing across London and the South East against Multi National Firms. We can provide the successful candidate with a career rather than just a job. Progression up into managerial roles is available to those who work hard and show commitment to the company.
As well as a competitive basic salary we also give you 26 day’s holiday plus bank holidays, staff profit share (bonus) scheme, company pension scheme, life cover, free car parking and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle.
The practice arranges regular social events throughout the year including Summer and Christmas events and encourages participation in regular Charity challenges. The practice is proud to have a great working environment and excellent staff retention.
The practice is renowned for its commitment to the training of staff and this role would be supported with CPD provided to the individual where required.
Playle & Partners LLP are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are in the process of applying for Investors in People.

Content © Playle & Partners 2020

Tel: 020 8300 6811 Email: Registered Office: Crest House, 138 Main Road, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 6NY
Playle & Partners is a Limited Liability Partnership registered in England under no. OC317809.
A list of members is open to inspection at our offices.