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Quantity Surveyor


Ridge and Partners LLP
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Oxford
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Surveying Jobs
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Job Title : Quantity Surveyor

Location : Oxford

Category : Cost Management

Type : Permanent Full-time

Salary : Negotiable

Reference # : RG1202

Job Description

Quantity Surveyor

Location: Oxfordshire

Salary: £Highly Competitive

Are you an energetic and driven Quantity Surveyor professional with a real desire to add value and make a difference?

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 idyllic headquarters offices with over 200 staff in the grounds of Blenheim Park– Woodstock, 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 an interesting and 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

•Liaise with architects and engineers and advise on the cost implications of different construction methods, alternative choices of materials and size and quality of the project

•Prepare tendering documents including use of 3D measurement software

•Manage the costs of projects during the construction stage and negotiate final accounts

•Lead from the front with regards to client facing meetings, dealing with multi-discipline teams and project delivery

About You

•To be suitable for the role you should be Chartered (or close to being 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: 5% Ridge Contribution

• Highly competitive salary

• 25 days holiday

• Company car or car allowance (for Chartered status only)

• Salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme

• Salary sacrifice childcare scheme

• Free car parking

• Excellent work / life balance

About Us

Ridge is an award winning, UK top 20 multi-discipline property and construction consultancy. Core disciplines include Project Management, Cost Management, Building Surveying, Building Services Engineering, Building Services Maintenance Management, Property Consultancy, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Health & Safety, Sustainability, Expert Witness & Advisory Services, Traffic & Transportation, Infrastructure Commercial Management, Geo-Environmental. 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 social 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, ISO18001 Health & Safety and with Investors in People. Ridge has been successfully operating since 1946 and now employs over 585 people in ten offices across the UK and has delivered projects in 75 countries worldwide.

Closing Date : 21st July 2018
Job Title : Quantity Surveyor

Location : Oxford

Category : Cost Management

Type : Permanent Full-time

Salary : Negotiable

Reference # : RG1202

Job Description

Quantity Surveyor

Location: Oxfordshire

Salary: £Highly Competitive

Are you an energetic and driven Quantity Surveyor professional with a real desire to add value and make a difference?

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 idyllic headquarters offices with over 200 staff in the grounds of Blenheim Park– Woodstock, 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 an interesting and 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

•Liaise with architects and engineers and advise on the cost implications of different construction methods, alternative choices of materials and size and quality of the project

•Prepare tendering documents including use of 3D measurement software

•Manage the costs of projects during the construction stage and negotiate final accounts

•Lead from the front with regards to client facing meetings, dealing with multi-discipline teams and project delivery

About You

•To be suitable for the role you should be Chartered (or close to being 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: 5% Ridge Contribution

• Highly competitive salary

• 25 days holiday

• Company car or car allowance (for Chartered status only)

• Salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme

• Salary sacrifice childcare scheme

• Free car parking

• Excellent work / life balance

About Us

Ridge is an award winning, UK top 20 multi-discipline property and construction consultancy. Core disciplines include Project Management, Cost Management, Building Surveying, Building Services Engineering, Building Services Maintenance Management, Property Consultancy, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Health & Safety, Sustainability, Expert Witness & Advisory Services, Traffic & Transportation, Infrastructure Commercial Management, Geo-Environmental. 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 social 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, ISO18001 Health & Safety and with Investors in People. Ridge has been successfully operating since 1946 and now employs over 585 people in ten offices across the UK and has delivered projects in 75 countries worldwide.

Closing Date : 21st July 2018
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