• Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Construction and Development

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  • Salary:

    £80000 - £90000 per annum + + 40% BONUS + PACKAGE

  • Contact:

    Matthew Wade

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Capstone are partnered with a world class Property Developer with a track record of developing and operating hundreds of Data Centre's globally, backed by a major investment management firm who are recruiting an experienced Quantity Surveyor/Cost Planner to work within the Design & Delivery and Commercial functions.

Role Description

As the Quantity Surveyor/ Cost Planner will be reporting into the Chief of Design and Development (Construction) and Head of Commercial; this role will be supporting the commercial management of the whole project life-cycle; taking responsibility for the end to end service delivery of an effective cost management service. What is key is extensive experience in the construction of distribution warehouses/shell construction projects as well as a good knowledge of MEP services

Knowledge and Skills

  • Personable with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of standard industry construction contracts and frameworks
  • Knowledge of value engineering and life cycle costing
  • Excellent IT skills, particularly MS Excel
  • Good knowledge of construction industry technical matters, such as diverse procurement routes, value management and value engineering
  • Thorough knowledge of construction and contract law.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Demonstrable cost planning experience with distribution warehouse and shell/construction projects (essential)
  • Previous experience of engineering and data centre construction (desirable)
  • A track record and experience of working with teams and managing projects by prioritising workloads and delivering to deadlines
  • Degree qualified in one of the following fields: construction, cost management or quantity surveying (desirable)
  • MRICS desirable
  • 8+ years in Quantity Surveying role
  • Experience of providing procurement advice, tender documentation and post-contract services
  • Experience in P21+/P22 cost advisor roles is essential covering new-builds and refurbishment major projects and during pre-construction and construction stages
  • Experience of taking the lead on Two-Stage Tender agreements with strong negotiation and organisational skills
  • Remote working/Working from home (WFH)
  • Driving licence
  • Requirement for regular international travel to overseas project sites.

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