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Full-time Quantity Surveyor

at Capita Symonds in Greater Manchester


Capita's Cost Management team have an interesting opportunity for a skilled and motivated Quantity Surveyor to join the busy team. Based in our Manchester office but with the need to travel, when required, to our other offices in Leeds and Sheffield, your remit will be to support senior Quantity Surveyors to deliver projects in a variety of sectors.


As a Quantity Surveyor with post qualification experience in a PQS environment, it is expected that you will be able to demonstrate solid experience in as follows:

Experience in the preparation of Cost Plans/Estimates including detailed measurement of quantities
Good communication and literacy skills including liaising with other professionals on an individual and team basis
Preparation of Tender and Contract Documents
Experience of Valuations, Cost Reports and agreement of Variations/Final Accounts

Ideally you will be actively seeking membership of the RICS and at  APC Stage and looking for a challenge with the ambition to develop your career. Our close-knit team and varied projects will offer you excellent opportunity to learn and progress.


In addition, the following experience is very welcome but not a prerequisite for the role:

Experience within our key “core” sectors of commercial offices, Higher Education, hotels and student accommodation projects


Ideally you will be:
•Client facing – with the ability to advise / present with confidence
IT literate
Well presented
Ability to work on your own initiative given the need to support our other offices in Leeds and Sheffield.
In addition, you will have the opportunity to be involved in business development opportunities further enabling you to progress your career and professional network.



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