Quantity Surveyor - French Speaking

1st Select
W13 0AA, London (Greater)
Closing date
12 Oct 2021

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Property, Construction
Contract Type
Quantity Surveyor
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Job Details


  • You’re a clear and articulate communicator in both English and French.
  • You have a natural curiosity for problem solving and are keen to share your knowledge and experiences with your team
  • You relish the challenge of working with external stakeholders
  • You have a passion for developing yourself and others


  • Maximising the levels of value and cost certainty being achieved for our clients
  • Travelling to Paris on a regular basis
  • You’ll be reporting on project financials at all levels to both internal and external stakeholders
  • You’ll be producing pricing models and projections of overall cash savings
  • You’ll be producing management reports and communicating progress and forecasts to the client team, including all pre and post contract management duties
  • You’ll undertake benchmarking and comparison analysis between suppliers
  • You’ll be negotiating with supply chain members.
  • You’ll be designing and producing cost management process manuals.
  • You’ll be collaborating and managing external stakeholders in order to understand and fulfil the client’s needs.
  • You’ll be proactive in identifying risk and putting in place a robust mitigation strategy
  • You’ll be producing tender documents, schedules of rate including pre-ambles and preliminaries
  • You’ll be attending sites, as well as internal and external client facing meetings
  • You’ll be aware of and keep up to date with relevant legislation which affects the properties managed by our clients
  • Assisting in promoting sustainable thinking to our clients and have a basic level of understanding as to how to integrate sustainable thinking into projects.


  • You are fluent in French
  • A solid understanding and experience of a variety of procurement routes
  • You have demonstrable line management experience
  • You have solid organisational and management skills
  • You have advanced excel skills with the capability of linking spreadsheets, producing graphical reports, lookup formulae and analysis
  • Solid quantity surveying technical knowledge
  • You’d be at an advantage if you have experience in either public sector housing refurbishment or school’s refurbishment and extensions
  • You have a full driving license


1st Select is a specialist recruitment company in the built environment. We work on both a permanent and contract basis depending on the clients needs.

As a company dedicated to solely technical recruitment, we have accumulated a wealth of invaluable specialist knowledge. We believe that clear communication is key to our success and our consultants have passion for delivering a high and transparent level of service to both the clients and candidates.

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Prospect House
Sovereign Street
United Kingdom

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