Chartered Quantity Surveyor opportunity – London

KMC International are very pleased to be representing a world leading Consultancy in their search for a Chartered QS to add to their Commercial Division in London.

The successful candidate will be focused on projects in the public sector, namely Healthcare and Education and as such should have experience working on projects in either or both of these areas.  

Applicants will need to meet the following criteria:

  • BSc degree in quantity surveying or equivalent
  • Membership of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
  • A minimum of five years’ technical delivery experience gained within a global construction consultancy
  • Pre- and post-contract experience
  • Good technical writing, client-facing and communication skills (both internal and external)
  • Well-organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute
  • Able to run projects with minimum supervision and attend project meetings independently
  • A team player with a ‘can do’ attitude, outgoing, polite, patient, diplomatic, personable, respectful and flexible


Responsibilities for the successful candidates will include:

  • Conducting feasibility studies and writing procurement reports
  • Applying value management techniques at the outset of a project
  • Managing estimating and cost planning activities, to include taking ownership of and presenting the final cost plan
  • Managing the procurement process, ensuring that all stages including pre-qualification, enquiry, analysis, selection and contract preparation are performed effectively
  • Ensuring that cost checking and valuation work is managed effectively
  • Ensuring correct production of monthly post-contract cost reports and presenting them to the client
  • Value engineering and lifecycle costing
  • Ensuring that final accounts are negotiated and agreed
  • Taking a lead role in interfacing with the client and other consultants at all project stages
  • Where appropriate, leading a cost management team and ensuring that they deliver on all of the above accountabilities
  • Supervising and mentoring junior members of the team


On Offer:

Our Client offers an excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package which looks to enhance all aspects of your life.

They have benefits that add to your work, social and physical wellbeing, these include but are not limited to: Car Allowance, 25 Days Holiday with option to purchase more, early finish and dress down Friday, Healthy Living Incentive, Annual Professional Membership Subscription, Pension contributions, Private Healthcare.

Interested parties should contact Jo McCullough at KMC International - providing an up to date copy of your CV.