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Quantity Surveyor - Cambridge

Full Time

Henry Riley LLP is a leading UK property and construction consultancy with a national and international presence. The success of Henry Riley for 130 years has been down to our ability to lead the way in the construction and property industries by being visionary, innovative and forward thinking. 

Our experience across numerous sectors, and our commitment to being responsive and reliable, has enabled us to develop strong and ongoing relationships with our clients. 

We recognise that our staff are our most important asset, and as such we are dedicated to training and supporting them to achieve their potential. We value their wellbeing, and our friendly and dynamic working environments and company culture ensure we maintain high staff satisfaction levels. 

Henry Riley was one of the first UK construction consultancy firms to be accredited with the Investors In People award and are ‘gold accredited’, which is only awarded to the top 17% of employers.

The Role:

We have a position for a driven Quantity Surveyor to join our team in Cambridge. This exciting opportunity gives you the prospects of working over a variety of different sectors, with a main focus on projects within the Health, Education and Residential sectors.

The office has a broad range of projects across all sectors and a settled friendly team who pride themselves on customer care. The vacancy has arisen due to the retirement of a long serving staff member. We are looking for someone who wants to be part of a business that strives to be the best and recognises and rewards staff for the part they play. The role offers a position within a dynamic and diverse team in an office that continues to grow despite the current economic challenges.

Our people are our business. We firmly believe in everyone’s continuous development, whether this be formal training such as our Apprentice Scheme or APC programme, personal development or exposure across different projects and sectors. We rely on our internal core values of Integrity, Passion, Empathy, Flexibility and Autonomy in how we deliver our work to our clients and each other.

We invest heavily on our internal APC programme with positive success rates. It is also an opportunity to meet peers and colleagues from across the business who are on this programme and interact with other mentors.

Core tasks and Duties: 

The role includes all aspects of Quantity Surveying and Cost Consultancy pre and post contract duties including: 

  • Preparation of tenders, cost planning, compiling estimates
  • Contract administrative agreement of final accounts,
  • Estimating and cost planning
  • Preparation of tenders, including managing the pre-qualification stage, tender analysis, producing tender report and compiling contractual documents
  • Conduct cost checks, carry out valuations ensuring on projects to a time and cost effective manor
  • Dealing effectively and producing post contract cost reports
  • Inputting into value engineering
  • Client facing at all stages of projects.

Desired Skills and Requirements 

  • Hold 2+ years of experience in a similar role, ideally in a Consultancy
  • Degree educated in appropriate field of study
  • MRICS is desirable but not essential
  • Strong cross sector experience with a focus on Residential or Education
  • Knowledge and experience of using Microsoft Office Suite (Microsoft Project and Advantage)
  • Innovative and adaptable to change with a professional and dedicated attitude
  • Willingness to develop, learn and progress within career
  • Possess strong communication skills and can consistently offer an excellent standard of customer service
  • Have a team work approach and be willing to support colleagues and the business.

Training and Benefits 

We believe in professional and personal growth and support this through training, sponsorships and apprenticeships at all stages of your career, with access to; 

  • RICS approved structured APC training
  • Cross sector experience
  • Flexible approach with working from home options
  • Professional development training
  • Supportive and structured career path
  • Friendly working environment
  • Open communication with Senior Management
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits Packages including Birthday Leave, Study Leave, Life Assurance, Income Protection, Pension, Season Ticket Loan, Perkbox & Social Events.

To apply, please email your CV and Covering Letter to recruitment@henryriley.com 

Henry Riley LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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