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Are you ready to utilise your commercial acumen and leadership skills and take the reins of an £80m flagship rail scheme with a company who are a certified “great place to work”?

Situation: The Civils & Infrastructure division at Ford & Stanley are proud to be working with one of the rail industry’s most exciting rail consultancies. My client are looking for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to take the reins of the day-to-day commercial operations (client side) of a prestigious £80m+ rail project which includes the development of several stations and a new rail line. The right candidate will be managing a small (but capable) commercial team made up of 2 Assistant Commercial Managers, as well as liaising with the contractor, managing change, early warnings, compensation events, CVRs etc. As Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will be working alongside other key delivery partners and will be expected to integrate into these wider teams to complete projects under tight timescales.

Opportunity: Not only is this an opportunity to take the lead on a flagship rail scheme, but also an opportunity to get your foot in the door with a company recognised and awarded for being a great place to work. As a business, they are committed to investing in their employees and as such you will be encouraged to take your career to the next level. With a modern and vibrant HQ based in the centre of Birmingham and a flexible working policy, this is a business that you could certainly commit your long-term future to!

Location: Birmingham with hybrid working (occasional site visits)

Who would be right for the role?

Essential: 5+ years of quantity surveying experience
Essential: Rail experience would be beneficial, civils (NEC) experience as a minimum
Essential: Well-rounded commercial acumen, having managed a project from implementation through to final accounts
Essential: Demonstrable team leadership experience
Essential: BSc in Quantity Surveying or equivalent qualification
Desirable: Associate or Chartered Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

What’s on offer:
  • £50,000 to £70,000 basic salary
  • Pre-tax electric car scheme through the company as a benefit in kind.
  • Yearly profit share bonus (Equal share of 10% of company profits)
  • Yearly Salary Review (October)
  • 25 days holiday + Bank holidays
  • 5 days paid leave for emergency dependants leave.
  • Private Medical Insurance, with the option to add family members for an additional fee.
  • Income protection
  • Life insurance – 4x annual salary.
  • Corporate Eyecare scheme
  • Paid professional subscription
  • Competitive pension – matched to 6%
  • Fully paid emergency childcare scheme
  • Genuine flexibility over working hours
  • Various discount schemes via an online portal
About Ford & Stanley Group: Ford & Stanley Group are in the business of people and performance. Our mission is to create one million better workdays through facilitating great recruitment, leadership and occupational mental fitness. Ford & Stanley Group Ltd is a Disability Confident Committed employer and is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an ongoing basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective of sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy.

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Birmingham
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:£50000 - £70000

    This opportunity is being managed by:

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    Daniel Priestley-Lowe

    Business Manager