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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  1. Project, programme & cost management
  2. Cardiff, Swansea
R-109257

We’re AtkinsRéalis, a world-leading design, engineering, and project management organization. We connect people, data, and technology to transform the world’s infrastructure and energy systems.

Our Project & Programme Services team are proud to deliver on some of the most prestigious construction projects across the world. It's thanks to our talented people and their diverse thinking, expertise and knowledge. Join us and you'll be part of our genuinely collaborative environment, where everyone is supported to make the most of their talents and expertise.

When it comes to work-life balance, AtkinsRéalis is a great place to be. So, let's discuss how our flexible and remote working policies can support your priorities. We're passionate about are work while valuing each other equally. So, ask us about some of our recent pledges for Women's Equality and being a 'Disability Confident' and 'Inclusive Employer.

Are you looking for a career move to progress your career at a world leading project and programme management consultancy? AtkinsRéalis is a leader in its field, operating at the forefront of the transport, property and industry sectors. Placing great emphasis on the training, development and progression of our staff, we’re dedicated to providing high quality professional services with cutting-edge expertise to all our clients.

Due to continued success in securing major projects throughout the Welsh region and beyond, we’re looking for an exceptional Senior quantity surveyor to join our highly successful team in Wales.  Our projects range in value up to £20m+ and are with a variety of high-profile clients giving our quantity surveyors a diverse and exciting workload. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to work in a growing, dynamic and sociable office and make an impact. In return, we will reward you and provide the necessary support to take your career to the next level.

We are looking for a collaborative and sharp minded senior quantity surveyor to:

  • Lead and manage commercial aspects of commissions and/or projects including governance, fee management activities, internal job costings and resource requirements.
  • Take a hands-on approach to manage the client relationship and service delivery on a project basis in conjunction with other colleagues.
  • Work collaboratively with AtkinsRéalis project management, health & safety, building surveying and consult teams in project delivery.
  • Take the principal, set the pace and monitor all work executed at all stages to ensure that an accurate, professional and quality service is delivered to clients.
  • Play a key role in generating repeat business and new business opportunities/market opportunities.
  • Apply the principles of quality assurance and environmental management in compliance with the organisation's Policies.
  • Managing assistant and graduate colleagues, including undertaking performance and development reviews and mentoring/coaching less experienced colleagues.

Responsibilities:

  • Work within a team and provide a range of Quantity Surveying/Employer’s Agent duties from project inception through to completion.
  • Supporting procurement strategies.
  • Site presence as required by specific project deliverables.
  • Prepare Cost Plans/Estimates/Bills of Quantities/Tender Documents.
  • Provide post contract Quantity Surveying/Employer’s Agent services.
  • Prepare data and reports to timescales in a format required by line management/clients.
  • Assist in the mentoring and development of junior staff.
  • Work collaboratively with other service teams to provide an integrated approach to client delivery.
  • Managing client relationships and service delivery on a project basis, in conjunction with senior management.

Requirements:

  • Work within a team and provide a range of Quantity Surveying/Employer’s Agent duties from project inception through to completion.
  • A relevant construction qualification and/or working towards professional membership of recognised institutions ie. CIOB or RICS.
  • Extensive experience with both private and public sector clients on major projects and a working knowledge of JCT and NEC forms of contract.
  • Commercially aware you’ll work well as part of a team and demonstrate the people management skills to support and mentor where required.
  • A knowledge and understanding of the component parts of a project and overall construction costs, coupled with a competent knowledge of a range of project procurement options.
  • Great interpersonal skills, an ability to communicate effectively (both internally and with Clients), and a willingness and determination to progress your career quickly.
  • You will have the necessary ambition and drive to deliver a high quality professional service.
  • IT skills, such as Office, Outlook, BIM / CAD measure, Cost Planning software eg CATO
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Self-motivation and keen to become an integral office team member.
  • An ability to make you own informed decisions and work unsupervised when necessary
  • An ability to influence others using sound judgement and good sense.
  • An individual who is keen to develop their professional network to support business growth and their own career.

The Individual:

  • A courteous manner with a high level of professionalism - the ability to liaise with colleagues at all levels.
  • A disciplined thinker and analytical, numerate, problem solver who has the judgement and the capacity to think complex issues through and develop effective solutions in a timely fashion.
  • The drive and self-motivation to continuously develop their technical and behavioural skills.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively within multidisciplinary teams.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • An ability to influence others through the use of sound judgement and good sense.
  • Should have the ability to work with the minimum of supervision and on their own initiative.
  • Someone who is keen to develop their professional network to support our Swansea office and their own career. 

This role has excellent prospects for an individual who has a strong ambition to progress and enjoys working collaboratively within a vibrant team. As well as technical competence, we are looking for someone with the ability to think laterally, who possesses first class communication skills, has strong commercial awareness, who will provide a first-class service to our clients. AtkinsRéalis want to hear from you. AtkinsRéalis have been continually recognised as an industry leader and have won numerous honours such as Construction Consultant/ Surveyor of the year in the Building Awards!

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

Join our Project & Programme Services team and expand your career on some of the industry's most exciting and newsworthy construction projects – from Sizewell C to the world's tallest hotel, London's Heathrow Airport to Europe's first eco-friendly mosque. You'll enjoy invaluable exposure to international expertise as well as innovation in local niche areas. Communities are at the heart of our work and our people are proud to be working towards a Net Zero Carbon future and regenerating cities across the UK. 

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/csr

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/

Meeting your needs:

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career and personal needs.

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview, and we’ll discuss any adjustments you might need.

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis.  It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below.

https://yourrewarduk.snclavalin.com/

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

Learn more.

Link: https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equality-diversity-and-inclusion-uk-europe

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