Reference: 17.027 SQS
We are looking for an ambitious Senior Quantity Surveyor with experience in the retail sector, who are looking to progress their careers by joining our growing London team to lead projects and teams with a client facing role. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an established office with an expanding blue chip client base. The successful candidate will be joining an expanding business with exciting plans for the future, both in the UK and across Europe.
Candidates must be degree qualified (BSc Quantity Surveying or equivalent) and ideally MRICS qualified, with 5+ years’ experience and able to demonstrate a proven track record within both pre and post contract delivery alongside excellent communication skills with all levels of staff both internally and within client organisations. A great team and work ethic are essential as we are looking for efficient, goal driven, engaging individuals who prioritise innovation and flexibility.
Candidates must be fluent in English with previous work experience in the UK and be based in London or be able to commute on a daily basis.
Monaghans provide dynamic multi-disciplinary building consultancy services delivering quality professional expertise and advice to clients across a diverse range of business sectors throughout the UK and Europe. Successful candidates will be offered excellent career development opportunities supported by our varied and challenging workload with progression and reward being driven by successful delivery and performance. Monaghans are committed to the continuous professional development of all our staff and we provide a range of professional training programmes and support for staff at all levels including those requiring support to obtain relevant academic or professional qualifications.
This is an exciting opportunity with highly competitive negotiable salary and benefits available.
Desired Skills and Expertise
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
- Excellent communication skills
- Strong Quantity Surveying knowledge base throughout Pre and Post construction phases
- Experience of administration of construction contracts
- Chartered or working towards achieving chartered status
- Experience of working within a consultancy or client organisation
- Ability to build strong relationships
- Experience in a client facing role
- Experience of managing or mentoring junior members of staff
- Experience of successfully operating within multi stakeholder environments
- Ability to challenge constructively and deliver client led targets
- Ability to clearly articulate project needs on a scheme by scheme basis
- Ability to pro-actively contribute to value management and value engineering studies at project and programme level
- Delivery of work outputs within set time frames
- Commitment, enthusiasm and a strong work ethic
- Team player capable of a flexible approach
- Energetic & self-motivated
- Strong IT capabilities including working experience of Microsoft Office
- Experience of commercial and residential projects from inception to completion
Experience of education and health projects may also be an advantage
Please send your curriculum vitae quoting ‘REF: 17.027 SQS’ to firstname.lastname@example.org
Monaghans is an equal opportunities employer. Please note that to be appointed to this role candidates will need to have the right to work in the UK.