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Senior Quantity Surveyor - Barking

Posted: 15 Oct 2019 Closes: 14 Dec 2019
Barking RIverside Competitive
Permanent & Full-time l-q-group/20191015095153

We are looking for a highly motivated, organised and experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor with proven track record in infrastructure construction to join Barking Riverside Infrastructure Team.

Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Based at our site project office in Barking, IG11

Reporting to Managing Surveyor, the Senior Quantity Surveyor is accountable for all commercial and contractual matters of  several infrastructure projects at any given time. You will run the projects from inception to completion with minimum supervision from the Managing Surveyor. The candidate shall have a vision of driving the best value for Barking Riverside Limited via procurement and contractual management.

This is a great opportunity for candidate who looks to progress their career further.

Applicants will have to demonstrate a record of achievement in a similar role with experience in infrastructure project and hold relevant quantity surveying qualifications.  You will have excellent communication skills and a demonstrable track record of building strong stakeholder relationships at all levels.

Access to a full suite of benefits including 24 days holiday per year, annual bonus subject to business and individual performance, excellent Pension scheme and real investment in your personal & career development. Other benefits include an employee assistance programme and non-contributory life assurance.

We are committed to supporting your work-life balance and recognise the changing demands and circumstances in life.  Please let us know during the recruitment process if you’re interested in part time working or job sharing.  In addition, should your circumstances change once you have joined L&Q, you can also request flexible working arrangements, e.g. a change to working hours - if it’s feasible then we’ll make it happen.

We are recognised externally for our commitment to inclusion.  We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident (Committed) employer and have signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge to demonstrate our commitment to end mental health discrimination in the workplace.

We expect all of our employees to support our environmental policy and social responsibility work. We are an employer committed to environmental and social responsibility.

Barking Riverside London is a joint venture between the Mayor of London and L&Q to deliver a quality led new riverfront town in East London comprising of 10,800 homes, a new rail station, new schools and commercial and cultural offerings along 2km of south-facing Thames river frontage. Barking Riverside London will feature healthcare, schools, open space, public squares, new rail and river connections into central London, up to 65,000 sq.m. of commercial floor space including shopping, community and leisure facilities. 

Most excitingly, there is an ambition to connect a new generation of Londoners to the River Thames and to design and deliver facilities, services and projects on the river frontage to create a new night-time economy in this part of the borough.

As one of the largest developments in the UK, this ambitious project is gaining momentum with a programme committed to facilitating delivery of up to 600 new homes a year for the next 15 years.

As Master Developer Barking Riverside is responsible for taking forward and coordinating all aspects of the design and development process as well as implementing the infrastructure works to transform the former power station site into a high quality development and help build a thriving, healthy community.

L & Q Group

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