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Quantity Surveyor / Cost Consultant - Southampton


WYG
Location: Southampton
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Surveying Jobs
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Quantity Surveyor / Cost Consultant - Southampton

WYG's Cost Consultancy provides clients with high quality, high value advisory services in support of the strategic development, creation and management of sustainable assets. Due to continued success within the practice we are looking to further increase our capacity and capability with the appointment of a Lead Quantity Surveyor with a strong consultancy or client in-house team background.

Based in our Southampton office this is an opportunity to develop the Cost Consultancy team, ensuring that WYG remain market leaders in the delivery of contemporary construction consultancy in our chosen markets.

Your Role

You will lead our South Eastern Region Cost Consultancy Team, working closely with the rest of our people in the Region and with other WYG regional offices, forging strong working relationships internally and externally with our clients and becoming part of their integrated project teams. Involved in a large portfolio of exciting development opportunities ranging from private to public sector, small scale to in excess of £100m and from feasibility and assessment stage through to completion you will have the opportunity to work autonomously and as part of a wider thriving team, enhancing your existing skill set and ensuring your role and responsibilities remain diverse.

You will be responsible for leading and supporting business development for your own team and for our multi-disciplinary teams and will be expected to develop client contacts and opportunities.

Experience

Experience of the residential and/or defence sectors would be advantageous.

About You

* Able to deliver a contemporary quantity surveying and employer's agent service for complex projects focused on client satisfaction at all levels

* Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, with the capacity and confidence to build strong working relationships at all levels

* Sound knowledge and proven successful experience in delivering, guiding and developing quantity surveying, employer's agent best practice and innovation

* Full membership of a recognised professional body, (eg RICS)

* Able to provide an efficient, collaborative, well governed service using modern management techniques to prepare and present complex Project Cost Plans and deliver our projects successfully

* Experience working on major projects with a demonstrable track record of a high standard of technical delivery

* Experience managing both internal and external project teams

* A strategic thinker, able to convey ideas both verbally and in report form to clients, external stakeholders and the design team

* Able to adapt strategies in line with changing priorities

* Experience in managing a team and individuals.

About WYG

At WYG we develop, design and deliver interdisciplinary projects that support a sustainable future; from technical solutions to complex challenges. Our teams connect across a project lifecycle, creating tailored programmes that address client needs and manage risk.

* We work alongside clients to develop their strategies and plans providing the services they need to unlock opportunities.

* We design for outcomes that realise value for clients and make a difference in communities

* From single projects to large-scale programmes of work we deliver against our client’s objectives and are adept at working in complicated or highly regulated environments

WYG is now part of the Tetra Tech group, a leading provider of consulting, engineering, programme management, construction management, and technical services. As part of the Tetra Tech team – 20,000 people in over 450 global locations – we can achieve more for our clients, through a wider alliance of services and industry expertise across our markets.

Rewards

A rewarding future is yours at WYG. We’re committed to supporting your personal aspirations - and with clear career paths and a wide range of opportunities, your goals will always be within reach. Our blended learning experience will help you develop all the skills and qualifications you need to succeed.

WYG is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer several benefits for employees, including contributory pension, health cover and flexible working options. Pick and choose your perfect blend from advantages including additional holiday and travel insurance. You will also benefit from a tailored package or professional training and development, with support to achieve your career goals.

We are always happy to discuss flexible working, including the possibility of reduced hours, flexible start and finish times, or compressed hours. We can offer a range of solutions to help you to get the most out of your work / life balance.
Quantity Surveyor / Cost Consultant - Southampton

WYG's Cost Consultancy provides clients with high quality, high value advisory services in support of the strategic development, creation and management of sustainable assets. Due to continued success within the practice we are looking to further increase our capacity and capability with the appointment of a Lead Quantity Surveyor with a strong consultancy or client in-house team background.

Based in our Southampton office this is an opportunity to develop the Cost Consultancy team, ensuring that WYG remain market leaders in the delivery of contemporary construction consultancy in our chosen markets.

Your Role

You will lead our South Eastern Region Cost Consultancy Team, working closely with the rest of our people in the Region and with other WYG regional offices, forging strong working relationships internally and externally with our clients and becoming part of their integrated project teams. Involved in a large portfolio of exciting development opportunities ranging from private to public sector, small scale to in excess of £100m and from feasibility and assessment stage through to completion you will have the opportunity to work autonomously and as part of a wider thriving team, enhancing your existing skill set and ensuring your role and responsibilities remain diverse.

You will be responsible for leading and supporting business development for your own team and for our multi-disciplinary teams and will be expected to develop client contacts and opportunities.

Experience

Experience of the residential and/or defence sectors would be advantageous.

About You

* Able to deliver a contemporary quantity surveying and employer's agent service for complex projects focused on client satisfaction at all levels

* Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, with the capacity and confidence to build strong working relationships at all levels

* Sound knowledge and proven successful experience in delivering, guiding and developing quantity surveying, employer's agent best practice and innovation

* Full membership of a recognised professional body, (eg RICS)

* Able to provide an efficient, collaborative, well governed service using modern management techniques to prepare and present complex Project Cost Plans and deliver our projects successfully

* Experience working on major projects with a demonstrable track record of a high standard of technical delivery

* Experience managing both internal and external project teams

* A strategic thinker, able to convey ideas both verbally and in report form to clients, external stakeholders and the design team

* Able to adapt strategies in line with changing priorities

* Experience in managing a team and individuals.

About WYG

At WYG we develop, design and deliver interdisciplinary projects that support a sustainable future; from technical solutions to complex challenges. Our teams connect across a project lifecycle, creating tailored programmes that address client needs and manage risk.

* We work alongside clients to develop their strategies and plans providing the services they need to unlock opportunities.

* We design for outcomes that realise value for clients and make a difference in communities

* From single projects to large-scale programmes of work we deliver against our client’s objectives and are adept at working in complicated or highly regulated environments

WYG is now part of the Tetra Tech group, a leading provider of consulting, engineering, programme management, construction management, and technical services. As part of the Tetra Tech team – 20,000 people in over 450 global locations – we can achieve more for our clients, through a wider alliance of services and industry expertise across our markets.

Rewards

A rewarding future is yours at WYG. We’re committed to supporting your personal aspirations - and with clear career paths and a wide range of opportunities, your goals will always be within reach. Our blended learning experience will help you develop all the skills and qualifications you need to succeed.

WYG is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer several benefits for employees, including contributory pension, health cover and flexible working options. Pick and choose your perfect blend from advantages including additional holiday and travel insurance. You will also benefit from a tailored package or professional training and development, with support to achieve your career goals.

We are always happy to discuss flexible working, including the possibility of reduced hours, flexible start and finish times, or compressed hours. We can offer a range of solutions to help you to get the most out of your work / life balance.
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