Quantity Surveyor

Birmingham, England, gb
Company: Arcadis
Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Published on 2021-06-17 18:03:49


Quantity Surveyor

Part Time or Full Time

At Arcadis, we never lose sight of what’s most important. Because look beyond our projects and programmes and you’ll see it’s about human stories. From remaking public spaces that bring people together, to making cities easier to navigate, we’re focused on making an impact where it matters most – and improving quality of life. 

It’s a big challenge. And why we need people committed to bringing their best, who deliver on their promises. People who value different perspectives, build sustainable relationships and dare to shape the future. People who seize the experiences available to transform their world and the world around them. 

It’s a shared goal amongst 27,000 Arcadians. And one we can only achieve by working together and applying our skills and expertise across design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. It’s how we’ll find solutions to our clients’ most complex challenges. And how we’ll deliver exceptional results, today and tomorrow.

Job Description

If you’re a Cost Consultant looking to move into an exciting Environmental focused growth-sector then this opportunity might be for you.

Our team works on a variety of flood defence and adaptation projects and support our clients with the protection and enhancement of environmental matters across England. As part of our Cost & Commercial Management team you will take ownership of a range projects, on cost management assignments, ensuring standards of delivery meet defined objectives.

Working as part of a team alongside Project and Senior level Cost Consultants to manage and deliver the projects, liaising with external contractors and consultants on a project basis while reporting to clients and stakeholders.

You and the team will be responsible for utilising resource to deliver projects within cost, time and quality standards, and will have significant technical knowledge and experience in their field.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Supporting the NEC Project Manager to administer the post contract administration of NEC contracts, including assessment of contractual change and payments.
  • To support suppliers in providing accurate and validated information for Project Cost and Financial Forecasts
  • Commercial support / advice / guidance through all gateways to minimise cost and scope changes throughout the project life cycle
  • Contract support / advice / guidance
  • Procurement support
  • Risk and opportunity (efficiency) – supporting the Client PM in validating costs for the Project Efficiency register before submission
  • Participation in lessons learnt workshops to capture value, benefits, considerations for the future etc. as required
  • Participation in Risk and value management/meetings as required for the projects
  • Requirements

  • In-depth technical knowledge of specialised field, including construction processes and cost and commercial management in a consultancy setting
  • Possess the skills and experience to actively support the internal team and manage more junior staff on projects typically ranging between £1m and £20m.
  • Demonstration of self-management and prioritisation skills with the ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to influence stakeholders and third parties
  • Capable of taking a project through from inception to completion

    At Arcadis, you’ll have the opportunity to build the career that’s right for you. Because each Arcadian has their own motivations, their own career goals. And, as a ‘people first’ business, it’s why we’ll take the time to listen, to understand what you want from your time here, and provide the support you need to achieve your ambitions.

    Wherever you join us, you can look forward to a competitive reward package that includes an attractive starting salary, opportunities for career development and being part of a sociable community. We have a performance-related bonus scheme and an employee recognition scheme. Other benefits include membership fees to join your relevant professional body, employer contribution pension scheme, flexible working and a flexible holiday scheme.

    We believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&I Workstreams: Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race. A diverse and skilled workforce is essential to our success.

    Join Us. Transform Your World.


  • Pre and Post Contract experience
  • Extensive NEC Contract experience
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