Quantity Surveyor

Posted 24 May 2024
Salary Up to £45,500 DoE
Job Type Full Time
Business Area NPS Property Consultants

Job description

Quantity Surveyor

Up to £45,500 DoE

NPS Property Consultants Ltd is an award winning multi-disciplinary property consultancy, committed to delivering innovation and sustainability to our clients. We support a growing number of public and private sector clients across East Anglia undertaking a diverse range of works, particularly offering expertise within the design and management of construction projects within the public sector.

We are looking to recruit an experienced Quantity Surveyor into our team in Norwich on a permanent, full-time basis.

The Role

In this role, you will provide services at all stages of quantity surveying projects, collaborating with our team, clients and third parties to prepare and present tender documentation, alongside:

  • Preparing feasibility studies, preliminary estimates, cost plans, databases, tender and other analysis and advising on the economics of design at the early stages of a project.
  • Providing advice on the use of whole life costing techniques.
  • Preparing high quality tender documentation undertaking pricing documentation during tender periods.
  • Undertaking preliminary analysis of tenders, preparing cost breakdowns and initial cost profile under supervision and negotiating contract sums.
  • Controlling all post contract procedures, making valuations for payments, producing financial reports and monitoring actual and anticipated expenditure.
  • Assisting Contract Administrators in the preparation of AI's, evaluation of claims for extensions of time.
  • Assisting in the project management of schemes, setting objectives, providing direction, advising on related matters including issuing progress reports and in post contract reviews.
  • Preparing final accounts and agreeing with contractor, including verifying claims and dealing with audit procedures.
  • Identifying new business opportunities.

Our Successful Candidate

  • Proven experience in a similar Quantity Surveying role, demonstrating the ability to undertake work at all stages of a project.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in a related discipline 
  • Professional Membership of the RICS, working towards (or the desire to achieve) Chartered Status.
  • Knowledge of up-to-date Construction Design & Management (CDM) Regulations and familiar with health and safety legislation and risks and hazards associated with asbestos.
  • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to present findings confidently to all levels of the business.
  • Currently hold a CSCS card, or be willing to attain.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience of using BCIS Online and NBS Building (Desirable)
  • Project Management experience on a range of building works of differing sizes and types (Desirable)

Our Offer:

Our Group ethos of nurturing and developing employees will mean you are full supported through your professional development, and this will be met with opportunities within the business to continue testing your skills.

This will be combined with a number of contractual benefits including a competitive salary at all levels depending on experience, flexible benefits package that includes; a minimum of 26 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), company pension scheme, sickness scheme and enrolment with our health plan providers.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for our successful candidate, payment will be met by the employer. Please click here for details of our DBS policy relating to the recruitment of ex-offenders.

We are committed to employment practices and behaviours which encourage diversity, promote equality of treatment and eliminate unlawful and or unfair discrimination.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful and will not be progressed to the next stage.