Senior Quantity Surveyor | Data Centre

England, London
£60000 - £65000 per annum
06 Sep 2017
06 Oct 2017
Alex Bland
Consultant, Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Quantity Surveyor - Data Centre Sector

Salary, up to £65,000 plus package and benefits


An internatinoal and award winning construction and property consultancy are seeking to appoint a Senior Quantity Surveyor/Cost Manager to work within a newly formed specialist division, working with dedicated client accounts and supporting the businesses' strategy of growing their capacity across the Data Centre sector, both within the UK and EMEA-wide.

Key Experience:

  • Experienced in technical estimating (MEP biased), with a desire to lead and coach junior staff
  • Comfortable meeting and engaging with existing and new clients, on fast paced, large scale technical projects
  • Capable of building excellent relationships with existing and new clients, on all aspects of the project and client care
  • 5+ years' experience with Data Centres and other technology driven mission critical projects eg. Pharmaceutical, Medical Facilities etc.
  • Equally skilled at pre-construction and construction change estimating;
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, all methods of construction procurement
  • Strong market intelligence and interest in the UK/EMEA data centre market, knowledge and understanding of key industry players
  • Computer based estimating software experience, e.g. on screen take off
  • BIM and/or Tableau experience desirable

Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated and proactive; this role brings opportunity to become a regional Sector Lead
  • Excellent client communication skills, in person and via spreadsheets, report writing and presentations
  • The desire to be a future sector leader for the business, continuing to grow the team across the UK and EMEA
  • Self-disciplined time management and ability to guide and motivate junior staff

Role and Responsibilities

  • Identify factors that influence construction costs, and monitor and report on this data in an interactive way
  • Negotiate estimates and change orders with contractors
  • Successfully closeout contracts and final accounts
  • Review, validate and audit cost estimates prepared by contractors and others within a client's organisation
  • Benchmarking for validation and target-setting
  • Provide cost support to new innovative Research and Development engineering solutions
  • Providing cost input into value engineering solutions

Senior Quantity Surveyor | Senior QS | Senior Cost Manager | Senior Cost Consultant | Data Centre | Manufacturing | Mission Critical | Medical |Pharmaceutical

For further information please contact Alex on 0203 757 5001, or email

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