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Ridge and Partners LLP
Salary: Negotiable - Depending on Experience
Location: Birmingham
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Surveying Jobs
Job Title : Chartered Quantity Surveyor

Location : Birmingham

Category : Cost Management

Type : Permanent Full-time

Salary : Negotiable - Depending on Experience

Reference # : RG1646

Job Description

Chartered Quantity Surveyor

Location: Birmingham

Salary: £Highly Competitive

At Ridge, our culture is open and friendly, aligned very much to a ‘people business’ rather than a big global organisation. You will certainly NOT be a small cog in a big machine here! We are proud Ridge people who successfully strive to make a difference.

The Opportunity

As a Quantity Surveyor based at our Birmingham, Solihull office, you will work on a wide variety of prestigious and unique projects from large scale industrial and commercial schemes with contract values over £30 million to smaller schemes.

You will work with interesting and an incredibly varied client base including, F1 and other motorsport companies, large retail companies, Schools/Universities, infrastructure, Healthcare, local authorities, contractors, developers etc.

Main Duties

* Evaluate costs and advise on alternative proposals
* Provide advice on contract arrangements and conditions under which building will be constructed
* Advise architects and engineers on the cost implications of different construction methods, alternative choices of materials and size and quality of the project to ensure that each element is reconciled with the cost plan allowance and the overall project remains within budget
* Prepare tendering documents
* Manage the costs of projects during the construction stage and negotiate final accounts
* Lead from the front as regards to client facing meetings, dealing with multi disciplined teams and project delivery

About You

•To be suitable for the role you should be Chartered and experienced in a similar role within a consultancy environment

•You will have an inquisitive nature, analytical mind and high level of intellect - combining your excellent written and oral skills to produce considered and robust reports and recommendations

To be successful in your application for our Quantity Surveyor position you will need to demonstrate a passion for your professionalism and a drive to push your capabilities. It is also essential that you have an outgoing and approachable nature with a strong ‘can do’ attitude.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team offering excellent career progression prospects.

What's in it for you?

At Ridge we invest heavily in our biggest assets our people. And as you will find out from day one in your Ridge career, you will be handsomely rewarded:

•Private Healthcare

•Life Assurance

•Generous Pension scheme: 6% Ridge Contribution

•Highly competitive salary

•25 days holiday

•Car allowance

•Salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme

•Free car parking

•Excellent work / life balance

Plus many more.............from free tea and coffee, a VERY generous social budget, HUGE charity events, tailored individual training and even a congratulations payment if you get married!

About Us

Ridge is an award winning, UK top 20 multi-discipline property and construction consultancy with over 600 people. Core disciplines include Project Management, Cost Management, Building Surveying, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Building Services Maintenance Management, Property Consultancy, Architecture, Health & Safety, Sustainability, Expert Witness & Advisory Services, Traffic & Transportation, Infrastructure Commercial Management, Geo-Environmental and Town & Country Planning. In addition, we provide property consultancy expertise for asset management, modern procurement, planned maintenance programmes, innovative strategies and holistic delivery planning.

We maintain a spread of projects across all public and private sector markets from affordable housing to Formula One which is the essence of our strength in the depth and diverse range of our activity. All services are accredited to BS EN ISO9001 2015 for quality, ISO14001 environmental and ISO18001 Health & Safety. Ridge has been successfully operating since 1946 and now employs over 600 people in 11 offices across the UK and has delivered projects in 75 countries worldwide.

Closing Date : 14th December 2019

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