Quantity Surveyor

Job Description

Quantity Surveyor - Role profile

With the magnificent moorlands of Dartmoor on the northern edge of the city, some of the best beaches in Europe to the west and with a spectacular waterfront right in its heart, Plymouth has a quality of life that few other cities can match.

Our vision is to become “one of Europe’s most vibrant waterfront cities where an outstanding quality of life is enjoyed by everyone” and through the passion and determination of our politicians, management team and staff we will make a difference for the City and its citizens.We are committed to making Plymouth a great place to live, a great place to visit, a great place for business and a great place to study. 

As an ambitious and confident city, Plymouth continues to grow at a rapid pace. The city has an approved capital programme of £378m. 

The Council has recently launched Resurgam: Plymouths Covid 19 Economic Recovery Plan.One of the strands is ‘Build 4 Plymouth’. As a Quantity Surveyor in the Strategic Projects Team,your work will contribute to stimulating Plymouth’s economic recovery by progressing and accelerating a diverse range of major capital projects, which will create jobs and support the sustainable growth of our city.

In response to this plan, we are building our team and are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor of capital projects who is a motivated team player with a drive for continuous improvement. A commitment to developing others is required.

The role is usually based in the Council’s offices at Ballard House, with stunning views across the marina but we are currently mainly working from home. We offer flexible working hours,including the ability to work from home, and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

This role is suitable for job share.

For more information or an informal chat regarding this role, please contact Catherine Arthurs -Strategic Projects Team Leader on 01752 305440 or email catherine.arthurs@plymouth.gov.uk

Closing date: Tuesday 29 September 2020