• Location

    Dublin, Republic of Ireland

  • Sector:

    Construction and Development

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  • Salary:

    £85000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + + BONUS + PACKAGE +WFH

  • Contact:

    Matthew Wade

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


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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 Senior MEP/M&E Quantity Surveyor to work within the Design & Delivery and Commercial functions and form an integral part of their new Commercial Team.

Role Description

As the Senior MEP/M&E Quantity Surveyor, you will be reporting into the Lead Quantity Surveyor; 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. You will be assisting with the commercial team who is accountable for the commercial and contractual performance of a project taking responsibility for end-to-end service delivery and ensuring that objectives are met through the delivery of an effective cost-management service from feasibility and pre-contract negotiations through to completion and handover. Ideally should have significant experience of building data centers, shell construction projects with an M&E/MEP focus.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Experience working internationally.
  • Experience working for a main contractor, consultancy or developer focusing in the above sectors/projects.
  • Extensive CSA knowledge as well as an understanding of steel and concrete prices.
  • MEP knowledge and experience desirable
  • Delivery focused and "hands on".
  • 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, Costing Programmes (Eg: CostX)
  • 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
  • 5+ years in Quantity Surveying role with a mixture of contractor and cost consultancy experience (desirable)
  • Exposure and experience with both MEP and CSA cost management
  • Experience of providing procurement advice, tender documentation, and post-contract services.
  • Experience of 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.

Note: The successful candidate will be required to complete pre-employment screening to BS7858:2019, or national equivalent. (Covers: Confirmation of identity, legal right to work, financial probity, criminal history, and associations with proscribed organisations).

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