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Associate Director - Quantity Surveyor

This position is offered by an international company with great strength and a culture of progression, placing great emphasis on the training, development and assessment of their staff, dedicated to providing cutting-edge expertise. You will join and be part of a team  benefiting from a programme designed to ensure your career objectives are met in full.

Due to continued success in securing projects in York, the company is looking for an exceptional Quantity Surveyor to join their highly successful team which are based in any of the following offices Warrington/Manchester/Leeds/York.

Their projects range in value of £1m to £50m+ across a variety of high-profile clients therefore giving their team a diverse and exciting workload across the infrastructure projects, particularly Rail.


Provide pre and post contract quantity surveying services for major clients

Work as part of the transportation team

Plan, organise and control own workload under supervision

Provide a professional interface with other disciplines and the client’s representative

Ensure the quality and timeliness of service delivery to clients

Provide full efficient and effective services in all technical and contractual aspects of professional practice



A recognised degree and/or professional qualified to the suited Chartered Body, in Quantity Surveying management or be qualified by experience

On target to obtain suitable qualification in their profession (degree and/or professional qualified to the suited Chartered Body) as a minimum

Strong problem-solving, analytical and document preparation skills

Has proactively contributed to successful delivery of a project and/or programme in a similar operating environment to Network Rail

Knowledge of working in a safety critical, regulated and multi-organisation operating model within the public sector

Responsible for own high quality output and understanding of how his/her outputs contributes to programme and/or project objectives

Holds service management responsibilities including but not limited to reporting

Strong interpersonal qualities demonstrable through their daily actions and engagement with individuals

Conversant in all aspects of quantity surveying

Ability to prepare rail related estimates under supervision

Experienced in utilising software systems e.g. CATO, RIB CSuite etc

Broad understanding of the Rail Sector

Broad understanding of standard forms of contract, particularly NEC

Ability to contribute to the preparation, monitoring and forecasting against budgets during design, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning phases of a project

Ability to contribute to financial and commercial reports

Ability to contribute towards Anticipated Final Cost reports for client review

Provide and manage cost frameworks, systems and resources to deliver an effective Cost Control (including change control) and reporting service to clients

Effective and efficient commercial administration of projects

Should be able to accept responsibility where appropriate

Client interface level of responsibility on a project basis in conjunction with senior grades

Ability to work under supervision and on own initiative

Ability to communicate to both immediate superiors and subordinates

Knowledge and understanding of the component parts of a project and overall construction costs. 

Flexible to be office or site based as per the needs of the business and client. Role requires regular travel to client offices in York   

Rewards and Benefits: 

This company offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices. 

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.