Quantity Surveyor

Home Based / National travel | Construction & Property


Hybrid Working with regular national travel

Permanent, Full Time

Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Corporate Benefits Package


We're recruiting for a qualified experienced Quantity Surveyor to join our Justice & Immigration (J&I) FM contract.


You will play a key role in the management, development and delivery of delivery of lifecycle modelling and asset replacement programmes across the J&I estate by managing all aspects of FM pricing / cost modelling.


As part of the Senior Management Team (SMT) you will report directly to Head of Surveying and will work closely with the F&M Asset management, Projects and Mobilisation, Transition and Transformation (MTT) Team.


It is imperative you have the relevant quantity surveyor qualifications alongside the required technical knowledge, competence and understanding of building construction, fabric and building engineering services.


Your comprehensible commercial awareness and excellent detailed knowledge of past and present building surveying, processes and principles will ensure you can deliver on accountabilities such as:


  • Advise on lifecycle/dilapidation projects and determine/manage business/financial requirements aligned to the Risk.
  • Develop, organise and manage comprehensive pricing documentation for competitive tender activities including preparing PTE's and BQ's.
  • Support procurement colleagues with management of tender RFI's, supplier clarifications and tender adjudication activities.
  • Support J&I FM Bid team with new bids and re-bid opportunities.
  • Undertake risk, value management and cost control during post contract, practical delivery and final account stages of projects.
  • Champion working towards gaining ISO 19650 for Building Information Modelling (BIM) including the creation and development of digital modelling of the existing J & I Estate.


What you'll need to do the role 


First and foremost, you will hold the relevant quantity surveying and/or equivalent industry qualifications and hold recognised professional body accreditation or working towards (RICS, CIPS, CIOB or equivalent).


As with any skilled role at this level, you will have sound technical knowledge, competence and understanding of building construction, fabric and building engineering services. Proficient in the use and application of SPONS, NSR for estimating, tendering.


Excellent understanding of CDM Regulations and can demonstrate ability to apply its principles to coordinate/advise Client, PD and PC duties.


You will enjoy working as part of a team, using influencing skills to negotiate and resilience and determination to succeed in a fast paced high pressure environment.


Finally, flexibility is a must - this is a mobile role covering locations nationally across the UK therefore must have a flexible approach to travel to/from sites and be prepared to stay away from home, potentially this could be up to 2-3 nights a week.


Why Serco


A place you can make an impact - The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters - delivering essential services that touch people's lives.


A place you can count on - Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.


A place for you - We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed within a supportive and safe culture.



What we offer


  • A competitive salary, pension (matched up to 6%), life insurance.
  • A fantastic culture and supportive team; volunteer leave; continuous training and development opportunities.
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family, such as Employee Assistance Programme, Simply Health Plans, Annual Leave Purchase Scheme and more.
  • Serco Benefits Package: Access to a huge range of discounts and exclusive deals.
  • The chance to make a positive difference in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion. 


About Serco


At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.




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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.


We see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates. We're a proud holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard and we actively encourage applications from females, those with disabilities or from an ethnic minority background. 

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