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Quantity Surveyor – £50m Mixed Use Development

  • £65,000 - £80,000 + Healthcare & Bonus
  • Main Contractor - Build
  • London

Quantity Surveyor – £50m Mixed Use Development

£65,000 – £80,000 + Healthcare & Bonus

Aldgate, London

About the role:

Our client is seeking a well experienced, capable and driven Quantity Surveyor with at least 5 years’ experience in a QS role to join the team on a £50m project in Elephant & Castle. The project itself is a mixed use new build, consisting of commercial, residential and retail space, with green spaces inside and outside of the building. The site is not without its complexities, as it has numerous party wall agreements, and is located adjacent to an HS2 Crossrail link. The business are seeking a commercially astute, experienced professional to commercially support on this large new-build project which is already underway. The successful individual will be tasked with managing the complex cladding / façade package worth in excess of £10m. They will have experience of managing similar projects and will be required to hit the ground running and work without support.

There will be logical, transparent benefits with the development of this role and as the success of the business stream develops. In this role, the successful candidate will take the lead of the Cladding package on a sizeable project and will be expected to run without support whilst managing a team of junior QSs. This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of an up and coming, diverse organisation who can offer you the opportunity to work on a wide range of unique and desirable projects for years to come. The successful individual will possess the desire to achieve results by hard work and our client will consider those who aspire to this level on individual merit and have proven success in previous roles.

About the company:

This mid-size, high spec main contractor are part of an up and coming wave of companies that have found excellent success in niche areas of the industry, offering clients industry expertise, professional solutions, and most importantly – results. They mainly work across residential and commercial projects up to £40m, specialising in new build, structural alterations and fit out projects, from brand new, massive super prime residencies, to high spec Cat A & B office fit outs.

This business pride themselves on the quality of their work and this is shown by the list of blue-chip and wealthy private clients with whom they do repeat business. The founder and board of directors are all industry experts, having come together to start this business from director level roles across top tier main contractors. They stay hands-on within the business, having a strong input into all live projects, giving this company a very tight-knit, family feel.

The recruitment process for this business is one of meticulous detail, as they only look to take on the very best the industry has to offer. If you’re interested in making a move to a fast-moving, growing, new age main contractor, this business could be the right move to enhance your career.

About the benefits/rewards:

The salary will be dependent on the individuals’ level of experience and is not set in stone. The company offers excellent opportunities and offer a basic salary of between £65,000 – £80,000 depending on the individuals’ level – plus a generous benefits package. The company encourages promotion for candidates that are enthusiastic and competent. Employees will be promoted at a rate that is comfortable for their abilities rather than within a set company structure. This encourages the strengths and successes of the company and each individual.

About the requirements:

Experience of working as a QS within a main contractor for at least 5 years is essential. The perfect candidate will be degree qualified and must be trustworthy, reliable and conscientious and keen to progress their career further. You will also have to be a highly motivated individual and a strong team player. A consistent employment record is essential along with a desire to bed into the business and progress up the ranks.

Please send your CV to Alex @cityscapeltd.com or call 01923 750095.