Birmingham , West Midlands

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Full Time , Permanent

Reference number: INT00132

Closing date:


The Role

Our award-winning team create space that help businesses succeed. Combining the strength of a national contractor with the skills of a highly experienced design and fit-out team and completing one-off projects up to £55 million in value.

We are very pleased to be recruiting a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our brand new offering in the West Midlands based from our Central Birmingham office at Two Snow Hill and the project workload in the surrounding area. Candidates should ideally be able to demonstrate experience working on projects in ranging from £5m - £20m.

You will be responsible for the delivery of the project to meet its financial targets. You need to demonstrate good working knowledge of contract conditions, demonstrate the management of project risks, junior staff, ability to foster productive relationships and can thrive in a fast paced environment.

We spread our risk and work within a number of key sectors including; commercial, medical, government and education and we would look for either specialists or a mix of sector experience.

The Project

As the specialist interiors arm of the Willmott Dixon Group we are currently involved in some major projects with individual values to circa £55m. These include some major refurbishment to listed and landmark buildings, flagship stores for luxury brands, and educational & medical institutions. We have a very strong pipeline of interesting work for 2019 and beyond - and have just opened our new offering to the West Midlands. This is an exciting time to be joining something big from the start!

Essential and desirable criteria

Essential Criteria

  • Good level of education to include 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above, A Levels.
  • A high level of organisation and achieving deadlines.
  • Maintaining technical knowledge and understanding.
  • Providing feedback for new and effective systems and controls for the business.
  • Positively reacting to change and assisting in its implementation in the business.
  • A track record of successful procurement.
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant computer software such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project.
  • Appropriate CSCS card.
  • Valid driving licence.

Desirable Criteria

  • Construction related degree.
  • Membership or working towards MCIOB or RICS.

Personal Qualities

Self Awareness
You will be able to:

  • Recognise your own strengths and limitations, play to your strengths and use strategies to minimise the impact of your limitations,
  • Reflect regularly on your own experiences and performance, and constantly seek to improve,
  • Model behaviour that shows respect, helpfulness and co-operation,
  • Respond positively and with resilience to setbacks,
  • Understand people’s needs and motivations and adapt your personal style accordingly.

Additional information

Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.