Quantity Surveyor

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Closing date
1 Nov 2021

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Contract Type
Quantity Surveyor, Cost Management
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Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s leading project and cost management consultancies operating at the forefront of the property, transport and industry sectors. We’re dedicated to providing high-quality professional services with cutting-edge expertise and place great emphasis on the training, development and progression of our staff to do so. Join us and you’ll benefit from a development programme designed to ensure your career objectives are met in full.

Due to continued success and strong pipeline, we are looking for a confident and ambitious Quantity Surveyor to join our East Midlands team in Nottingham. Candidates with experience in the retail, corporate real estate, and residential sectors will have the opportunity to work on a diverse and exciting range of projects and programmes of work from £1m to £50m+ supporting a variety of high profile local and national clients.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to make an impact working in a growing, dynamic and sociable team. In return, we will reward you with a competitive remuneration package, breadth of development and experience opportunities with the necessary support to take your career to the next level.


  • Provide a full range of Quantity Surveying duties from project inception through to completion, working both as part of a team and individually
  • Prepare cost plans, estimates, bills of quantities, tender documents
  • Provide post contract Quantity Surveying services
  • Prepare data and reports to timescales in a format required by line management and clients
  • Work collaboratively with other service teams to provide an integrated approach to client delivery
  • Develop client relationships and provide an outstanding level of service delivery on a project basis, in conjunction with senior management


  • A high level of behavioural and interpersonal skills, with an ability to communicate effectively both internally and with Clients
  • Ability to work well as part of a team, but also confidence and determination to deliver excellence in market-facing roles with clients
  • Experience working for a professional quantity surveying/cost management consultancy business, with a demonstrable track record of delivering a high-quality service
  • Qualified with a BSc (or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying
  • Ideally a chartered member of the RICS, or working towards final APC sitting in the next 12 months
  • Experience within at least one of the following sectors:
  • Food retail
  • Corporate real estate
  • Office fit-out
  • Residential - housing, student accommodation, PRS
  • Working knowledge of JCT and NEC forms of contract
  • A broad contact and knowledge base with sector and/or local markets
  • Able to demonstrate a track record of supporting of the generation of repeat business.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the component parts of a project and overall construction costs coupled with a competent knowledge of a range of project procurement options.
  • IT skills, such as MS office, excel, outlook, BIM / CAD measure, cost planning software CostX/CATO
  • Good organisational skills
  • Self-motivation and keen to become an integral team member
  • An ability to make you own informed decisions and work unsupervised when necessary.

You should possess a willingness to continue to develop your career through our structured training programme. Faithful+Gould provides a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents and also encourage Continuous Professional Development Activities.

Rewards and Benefits:
Faithful+Gould offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices. All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device:


Security Clearance:
This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

Faithful+Gould , part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

Faithful+Gould recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements


Faithful+Gould is a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, we advise on some of the world’s most exciting construction related projects – from giant petrochemical plants to the world’s tallest hotel, and from London’s Heathrow Airport to the Freedom Tower in New York.

Our success is built on hiring and then developing the very best people. Our standards are high, as are the rewards for those who join our team. The opportunity to draw from international expertise and work on some of the most demanding and prestigious construction challenges around the globe ensures your career success.

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