Quantity Surveyor / Project Manager

Full Time - Cambridge

Henry Riley LLP

Henry Riley LLP is a leading cost management, project management and health & safety construction services consultancy. 

With international presence, we currently employ 150+ staff across 11 offices throughout the UK, Australia and South Africa. Henry Riley is one of three businesses within Riley Consulting, a multi-disciplinary construction and property consultancy.

Our success for over 125+ years has been down to our ability to lead the way in the construction and property industries by being visionary, innovative and forward thinking. We are Certified Gold in Investors in People (awarded to only the top 2% of employers) and are proud to have been included in Building’s Good Employer Guide for the last five consecutive years.

The Role

We have had an exciting position arise for an enthusiastic and driven Quantity Surveyor or Project Manager to join our team based in Cambridge. The applicant should have the ability to run their own projects with the support of the 24 strong Cambridge team. The role would suit someone with a minimum 3 years post-graduation experience who thrives on being challenged within a teamwork environment. The office has grown considerably in the past two years and we are seeking high performing staff who will support the continued success of the office. In return you will be supported in your personal development and will be recognised and rewarded for your contribution to the success of the business. Henry Riley has an envious record for staff retention. Contact us to learn more about why this should be your next career move.

Core Tasks and Duties:

The role includes all aspects of Project Management, Quantity Surveying and Cost Consultancy pre and post contract duties including preparation of tenders, cost planning, compiling estimates, contract administrative agreement of final accounts, value engineering and procurements / standardisation work.

Quantity Surveyor Duties:

  • Estimating and cost planning
  • Preparation of tenders, including managing the pre-qualification stage, tender analysis, producing tender report and compiling contractual documents
  • Conduct cost checks, carry out valuations ensuring on projects to a time and cost effective manor
  • Dealing effectively and producing post contract cost reports
  • Inputting into value engineering
  • Client facing at all stages of projects.

Project Management Duties:

  • Work directly with clients to develop and define projects from the beginning through to project end, taking responsibility for their successful delivery.
  • Manage the delivery of projects, producing the required deliverables including budget, time constraints and quality requirements.
  • Implement the preparation and maintenance of Project Reports including programme, quality and cost
  • Advise and implement service supply appointments including tender selection and documentation etc.
  • Convene and chair meetings as agreed with the client and where appointed direct/instruct on behalf of the client
  • Manage all phases of the project and respond to all matters that may affect the client’s objective. Implement recognised project control techniques  including value and risk management processes
  • Liaise with all client suppliers and operators to ensure the client brief and specification are adopted and delivered to agreed programmes
  • Manage on-going project reviews, change control and completion activities
  • Mentor colleagues to achieve relevant experience and qualification.

We are looking for a Quantity Surveyor or Project Manager who possesses the working knowledge of the Residential sector but this role will also have scope for working across as range of industry sectors, more information on our experience within these sectors can be found in the ‘Our Work’ section of the website.

Training and Benefits

We believe in professional and personal growth and support this through training, sponsorships and apprenticeships at all stages of your career, with access to; 

  • RICS approved structured APC training
  • Cross sector experience
  • Professional development training
  • Flexible but structured career path
  • Friendly working environment
  • Open communication with Senior Management
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits Packages.

Person Specification

Desired Skills and Requirements

  • Degree educated in appropriate field of study
  • Knowledge and experience of using Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to work flexibly with strong organisational skills to manage workload
  • Innovative and adaptable to change with a professional and dedicated attitude
  • Willingness to develop, learn and progress within your career
  • Possess strong communication skills and can consistently offer an excellent standard of customer care

To apply, please email your CV and Covering Letter to recruitment@henryriley.com

Henry Riley LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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