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Senior Quantity Surveyor 

FCDO Services
London or Hanslope Park
£54,000 - £58,250 plus Location Allowance
Closing date
8 Feb 2023

Senior Quantity Surveyor 

£54,000 - £58,250 plus £1,750 Hanslope Park Location Allowance or £5000 London Location Allowance and excellent benefits

Based London with regular travel overseas

You’ve got great written and verbal communication skills. You’re a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with a wealth of post-qualification experience. And you’re a fountain of knowledge when it comes to technical and health and safety legislation. So, have you ever considered taking your career to a global level?

As a trusted government partner, FCDO Services work on a variety of projects that help protect the UK’s interests around the world. We design and construct secure government buildings. We help earthquake-proof embassies. We keep complex projects on track, and on budget. We use our experience and capabilities to develop proof of concepts, run specialist projects, provide secure hosting environments and more.

As a Quantity Surveyor at FCDO Services, you’ll be part of a highly skilled surveying team working on iconic and unique buildings all over the world.

Bring your expertise to all corners of the globe

As a senior professional within the quantity surveying team, you’ll be responsible for providing high-quality cost management and contract administration advice. The projects will range in value from £250k to £10m and utilise the NEC suite of contracts. It’s a role where no two days are ever same, and where you’ll be regularly presented with unique and challenging situations to develop your skills. Based in London and typically working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you’ll be required to travel alone to other parts of the world, working autonomously and making decisions on your own initiative. Throughout, you’ll be doing everything you can to solve problems, capture and define customer goals, and ensure each project meets its end objectives.

Take your quantity surveying skills to the next level

We’re looking for a Chartered Quantity Surveyor (MRICS or FRICS) with significant post-qualification experience and a proven track record of leading on cost management for design and construction teams. Strong communication and people skills are important, as you’ll be engaging regularly with customers, stakeholders and end users, as well as other professionals within your team. You’ll also need some experience of design software including AutoCAD and REVIT.

Boost your career and make a positive impact on the world

Our customers look to us to respond with speed, agility and innovation to security challenges that change constantly. This gives every job here added significance and provides you with an ideal environment in which to hone your technical expertise. The rewards and benefits are pretty amazing too, including a fantastic Civil Service pension and extensive training and development opportunities. And, of course, there’s the pride and satisfaction you get from working for a business that protects people, information and assets all around the world.

Every single colleague must be security cleared before joining us. If you’re successful in your application, we’ll ask you to undergo our vetting process to achieve Developed Vetting (DV) clearance. You can find out more about vetting on our website:

To find out more about us and what a career with FCDO Services can offer you, please visit:

Or you can start your application today at: FCOS Careers Current jobs (

Closing date for applications is: 08 February 2023 at midnight

It takes a diverse team to protect a diverse world

The vital work we do takes an incredible community of colleagues, with different skills, backgrounds, cultures and identities. We support every individual, so that you always know you’re welcome and valued. It’s what makes us a Disability Confident employer. And why we’re recognised as a ‘Carer Confident’ workplace. And it’s how you know you’re joining an inspiring, inclusive organisation.

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