Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds / Home worker
Salary: £28,000 - £38,000 pa DOE + flexible benefits and bonus
Start Date: 2019-07-15 00:00:00
Reference: RF3294/EC
Contact Name: Elanor Currin
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 15, 2019 10:57

Job Description

Sodexo are a leading facilities management company with clients across the public and private sector, supported by nearly 428,000 employees in 80 countries across the globe, Sodexo develop, manage and deliver a unique range of services.

We have a unique opportunity for an ambitious and developing Quality Surveyor to join our FM team who specialise in full lifecycle refurbishment and construction projects for exciting clients such as Google, Paypal, the Royal Academy of Arts and the National Gallery not to mention several restaurants, airports and universities. In this diverse and challenging position you will be exposed to a variety of projects ranging from £500k to £5m, provided with support and guidance to help you achieve RICS Chartership, travel nationally to client sites and balance this with home working as well as time with colleagues in our busy Leeds office.

Main responsibilities
  • To assist in the provision of quantity surveying services and delivery of Hard Service Project works
  • Review project requests, analyse information and support with end to end cost management duties, including feasibility estimates, value engineering and cost control
  • Support with Contract Administration duties, including interim valuations, variation / change control procedures, final account preparation and issuing of all required certificates under the Contract
  • Assist with the preparation of tender and contract documents such as bills of quantities
  • Negotiate with Contractors and Clients around project cost
  • Liaising with; clients, end users, accounts, operations and senior team colleagues
  • Ensure strict adherence to process and governance
Ideal candidate
  • Degree level or equivalent in Quantity Surveying
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in construction / maintenance environment
  • Supply chain management
  • Ability to keep a focus on day-to-day performance whilst simultaneously pursuing longer-term opportunities
  • Experienced in managing budgets and project finance
  • Experience in administering JCT and NEC3/4 forms of Contract
  • Working towards chartership would be advantageous however this is not essential
  • Previous experience in a client facing environment
  • Ability to work remotely and off own volition
  • Good communicator at all levels ability to negotiate and mediate contract solutions to the advantage of the business within the parameter of the contracts
About the company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, Defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to further engage ex-forces personnel and reservists.  Those applying for roles with us who meet the essential criteria advertised under the ‘ideal candidate’ on the vacancy advertised are guaranteed to progress within the selection process.