Quantity Surveyor - RAF Coningsby

Lincolnshire | Other





Who we are

VIVO provides facilities management and accommodation maintenance for the UK military and its partners. VIVO embodies both experience and innovation.


What we do

We put our Customers and Families First. They are the driving force behind everything we do. We drive forward improvements for them to ensure the service they receive, whether reactive repairs or a major project, is completed safely and on time. In order to achieve this, we have 4 core values: open, caring, agile and collaborative. These are at the heart of everything we do.


Location: RAF Coningsby, hybrid role.

Salary: Competitive + Company car/car allowance + Benefits

Hours of work: Monday to Friday, full time, permanent



VIVO are currently recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to support the Projects Team at RAF Coningsby.


This role will see you work on a variety of refurb and new build projects.


As Quantity Surveyor you will be responsible for helping to estimate costs, quantities and project timelines and providing business support to the Projects Team. This will include facilitating the working relationship between the team and internal and external customers, ensuring the completion of project reports and documentation, build controls and milestones into plans and programmes, identify business priorities and opportunities for improvements and provide cost advice and support to the Billable Works Team.


In addition to this, you will liaise with the Senior Leadership team to report on progress of projects, attend Risk Meetings, ensure compliance across Health and Safety, Sustainability, Quality and other statutory requirements, as well as support change initiatives and identify alternative solutions.



What You Need To Do The Job:


First and foremost, you must hold a HND/Foundation Degree level qualification in Quantity Surveying and appropriate experience within the Construction and/or Commercial Property Maintenance industry.

In addition to this, you should have experience of developing cost models, risk analysis and management, preparation of proposals and tenders and dispute resolution.


Excellent communication, negotiation and organisational skills are essential, as well as the ability to build positive working relationships at all levels.

This role will involve working across 3-4 projects at any one time in construction, so it is essential that you are able to manage a large workload.


This role would suit a competent Assistant QS who is looking for the next step in their career, as well as established QS's.


Due to the vetting requirements candidates must be able to pass SC Clearance, and candidates must hold a full UK driving licence.



What We Offer:

  • 25 days annual leave
  • Company car/car allowance
  • Single private medical cover
  • Life assurance at 2 x base salary
  • 6% employer matched pension contribution
  • Excellent career progression opportunities

VIVO Defence Services

The role you have applied for is with VIVO Defence Services, a joint venture between Serco and EQUANS. By applying for this role, please be aware that information contained within your CV may be shared between VIVO Defence Services, Serco and EQUANS during the recruitment process.


At VIVO, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. Therefore, we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool.


We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working and operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly a Disability Confident Leader. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. If candidates wish to request extra time to apply then they should contact 0345 010 4000 and ask to speak to a VIVO Recruiter.



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31/07/2024 01:21:00
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