Building or Quantity Surveyor

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol (GB)
£37,428 - £41,173
14 Jun 2018
22 Jun 2018
Contract Type

Building or Quantity Surveyor


This Building or Quantity Surveyor role, at the head of a small team at the Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency, is a truly broad one. Our 4,600 people use all manner of offices and sites for driving exams, vehicle assessments, traffic research and licencing – as well as vital customer service and corporate activities. The major works you take charge on will only come to fruition with skill, precision and confident leadership.

A comprehensive remit
You’ll take a brief all the way from its inception through to completion; overseeing all the surveying and constructions elements along the way. In practice, that means procuring projects and putting together business cases, appraising options and managing budgets, and detailing works’ specifications.

All of which will involve close work with stakeholders across the Agency as well as contractors. In turn, the team will lean on your experience and passion for best practice; as you develop their knowledge and find the balance between technical quality, value for money and timely delivery. 

Testing your expertise

It is important to bring at least an HNC or HND in Building or Quantity Surveying (or an equivalent). A good understanding of Prince2 and health & safety legislation is also essential – as is the flexibility stay overnight near sites if need be.

After that, your confident project management and natural flair for building strong relationships will mark you out from the crowd – and bring a diverse range of projects to life.

Additional benefits 

• Civil Service pension contributions 

• Tax-free childcare, a government scheme helping parents with the cost of childcare
• A cycle to work scheme that saves up to 48% on a bicycle and accessories
• An interest-free loan for a discounted travel season ticket 
• Access to discount schemes and special healthcare and insurance deals
• Access to an employee assistance programme 

Closing date: 22 June 2018.

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