Quantity Surveyor / Cost manager in Sheffield

Hays Property & Surveying
England, South Yorkshire, Sheffield
Closing date
20 Feb 2023

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Looking for a Quantity Surveyor or Cost Manager to join a leading consultancy based in Sheffield

Our clients, a leading construction consultancy based in Sheffield are looking for a Quantity Surveyor / Cost Manager to join their team. The business is a multi-disciplinary consultancy, providing services on at a national level to a wide range of clients.

The office in Sheffield has a strong track record in Project Management and Surveying services, working on behalf of clients within the Public and Private Sectors, across commercial, retail, heritage, education, leisure, residential and industrial. The Quantity Surveying team are now looking to appoint a junior Quantity Surveyor or Cost manager to assist with an ongoing pipeline of projects, in a wide variety of sectors. For the right candidate, the company are also willing to assist with completion of an APC. This will suit a graduate surveyor who has either studied quantity surveying part time whilst working for a consultancy, or someone who has worked for a few years since graduation from a full-time quantity surveying degree

Your new role

You will be assisting on a range of projects as a quantity surveyor or cost manager up to the value of £40 million. Your role will be varied, dealing with clients across the public and private sectors, gaining exposure to an even blend of technical surveying and project delivery workloads. Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Assist the team with projects being run by the consultancy
  • building contracts, tender processes, and planning applications.
  • Help to prepare for meetings with clients to discuss project ideas and construction requirements
  • Work with internal teams to ensure service delivery meets expectations
  • Assisting partners to develop new business opportunities with existing clients and report your findings and suggestions
  • Identify ways in which existing services can be improved and referring ideas to the appropriate person with in the team.
  • General Quantity Surveying work as and when needed

What you will need to succeed

  • Relevant degree, but not essential if experienced and can be evidenced through work.
  • Experience of working in a similar Quantity Surveying role, preferably from within a consultancy environment
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills

What you'll get in return

  • A competitive salary based on experience as a Quantity Surveyor
  • Flexible working hours
  • Hybrid working options
  • Company matched pension, life assurance and a wealth of benefits

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Hays Property & Surveying

Hays Property & Surveying is the UK’s leading specialist property and surveying recruitment consultancy. We specialise In recruiting professionals across all disciplines, including: quantity surveying, general practice, building surveying and project management. Using our unrivalled database of specialist candidates, our expert consultants provide high quality match making, connecting the right people with the right jobs.


We share ideas, knowledge and experience across businesses and territories to deliver outstanding results and we invest heavily in equipping our staff with the specialist skills necessary to perform to the highest standards, while developing their careers.

Our website www.hays.co.uk/job/construction-property-jobs/property-surveying/ provides the latest jobs, industry news, salary surveys, information and careers advice. We pride ourselves in our strong relationships with industry organisations, constantly striving to provide the best possible service to our clients.

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Tel : 0207 259 8811

Address : 23 Lower Belgrave Street, London, SW1W ONT.

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