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Senior Quantity Surveyor – Bills of Quantities Team – Manchester

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  • Competitive Salary & Comprehensive Benefits
  • Permanent
  • Manchester
  • Permanent / Full-time

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor – Bills of Quantities Team

Location: Manchester, UK – Walker Sime

Passion for Bills of Quantities? Join Our Prestigious Team!

If Bills of Quantities (BQ) is your passion, and you dream of working alongside a highly skilled team, Walker Sime has an exceptional opportunity for you! Our Bills team thrives on prestigious projects that shape the landscape of the UK, including the Manchester Airport Redevelopment, Everton Football Stadium, Edinburgh St James, and Manchester New Square, to name just a few. We are a company where landmark projects are in abundance, and your expertise in Bills of Quantities will shine!

About Us:

At Walker Sime, we don’t just hire for skills; we recruit for attitude and train for excellence. We are committed to nurturing your potential by creating the right environment for you to grow, recognising your efforts, and rewarding your successes. Our investment in training ensures that our team is equipped with the skills needed for both today and tomorrow. At Walker Sime, we aim to future-proof our people and our business.

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    The Role:

    As a Senior Quantity Surveyor in our Bills of Quantities Team, you will report to the Associate Director and play a pivotal role in producing Bills of Quantities and Detailed Builder’s Quantities. Your responsibilities will include:

    • Collaborating with the Associate Director to coordinate the Bill Production Team.
    • Measuring and billing work items in accordance with client’s measurement preferences.
    • Allocating tasks to quantity surveyors, agreeing on deadlines.
    • Collaborating with fellow Bill Production team members to meet project timelines.
    • Engaging with Walker Sime’s contractor clients.
    • Preparing and issuing query sheets as needed during the measurement process.
    • Monitoring project progress and reporting to the Associate Director regularly.
    • Managing addenda information received during the measurement and billing process.
    • Collating and performing initial QA checks on Bill Sections.
    • Issuing Bills of Quantities/Detailed Builder’s Quantities to our contractor clients.
    • Ensuring all bill measurement-related data, including measurements and marked-up drawings, are appropriately stored.
    • Advising the Associate Director on necessary amendments post QA checks.
    • Assisting in the development of computer-aided measurement systems, such as CostX and Navisworks.

    About You:

    We’re seeking an individual who:

    • Is a BQ expert with extensive experience.
    • Has a strong desire to continue in a BQ-focused role.
    • Possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Excels in working efficiently under tight deadlines.
    • Has comprehensive knowledge of SMM7 & NRM2.
    • Knowledge and experience with CESSM4 (preferable but not essential).
    • Knowledge and experience with MMHW (preferable but not essential).
    • Has experience with CostX, ConQuest, CATO, Q-Script, or similar.
    • Is experienced with Bluebeam.
    • Has used Navisworks/Revit both generally and for quantification.
    • Ideally, has experience in team management, but it’s not a deal-breaker.

    In Return:

    We are a progressive and flexible employer, prioritising a healthy work-life balance, which is evident in our home-life friendly working environment. At Walker Sime, diversity and inclusion are not checkboxes; they are integral to our culture. We welcome and encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation. Join us, and be part of our well-rounded and well-grounded work community. Your skills and perspective are valuable to us!