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Quantity Surveyor (Graduates welcome)

26000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
26 Aug 2021

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Construction & Property
Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
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If you have graduated or are soon to graduate in a Quantity Surveyor related degree then this will be an excellent opportunity for you.

The Quantity Surveyor provides high quality solutions to our colleagues and customers, resolves difficult issues and uses advanced knowledge to improve our processes. You'll work in an advisory and coordinating capacity, proactively seeking the best possible shared solutions. You'll work as part of a team within a matrix using your knowledge and creative thinking to contribute and support the wider team to achieve their goals.

Key responsibilities:

Business Planning & Support

  • Contribute to the Portfolio Budget setting process by bringing data, insight, and live benchmark costs

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to understand their business needs and priorities from a cost and contractual perspective and provide support

  • Provide high quality service for QS activity and keep colleagues and stakeholders informed on progress

  • Proactively seek improvements of Bruntwood standard contracts, documentation and live benchmark data and make suggestions and recommendations to keep these updated

Project Delivery & Commercial Management

  • Contribute to the delivery of projects across the divisional portfolios using your knowledge of internal and external QS best practice.

  • Support the wider project team to ensures all schemes are delivered successfully

  • Engage with portfolio team colleagues on inputting delivery to a high quality standard, in line with customer expectations.

  • Share your broad knowledge of customer and stakeholder needs across teams to provide cost estimates/plans

  • Make sure all works are procured in line with Bruntwood's procurement strategy and advise on the optimum procurement route to take

  • Own the contractual administration and cost control of projects from low to medium value and complexity, for assets and required Cat A & B fit-outs, using innovative and progressive solutions.

  • Collaborate with the internal Building Surveyors, Senior Building Surveyors and Regional Building Consultancy Leads on budgets and costs, driving best possible value.

  • Proactively build supplier relationships by staying connected, building rapport and engaging with them.

  • Complete monthly cash flow forecasts to support the team to stay on track and commercially focused.

  • Carry out cost analyses and compare against benchmark data for similar projects. Highlight, and explain, significant variances against benchmarks.

What's important to us:

  • Use creative thinking to solve problems and contractual challenges
  • You'll use your advanced knowledge of customer, building and stakeholder needs to make sure we achieve best value for all of our internal Building and Construction work
  • You'll work internally and externally to develop shared solutions and work in partnership across teams, using self-awareness and introspection to build relationships
  • You'll have studied a relatable degree

In addtion to the salary stated you will be entitled to:

  • 8% matched pension
  • 25 days holiday plus birthday
  • Private Medical Care
  • Life Assurance
  • Retail discounts

Have a good look around our website for more information about what we have been up to and what we have planned for the future!

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