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Mott MacDonald • London

Quantity Surveyor

2 days/week at home

A little flex time – We’re happy to talk flexible working and how we can support your responsibilities beyond the workplace. We offer a range of options depending on your role, so please discuss this with your recruiter.

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Job Description

Do you want to work for a company whose purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes, and to transform businesses, communities, and opportunities for it’s employees?

Mott MacDonald is a global consultancy whose people do exactly that.

As a chartered Quantity Surveyor you will have experience in the Health Sector to join our Health Advisory Team principally based in London. Knowledge of other sectors would be of interest including higher education, residential and schools.

Again in 2023 we are in the Glassdoor Top 50 places to work which reflects our investment to support the development of our staff in their careers.

We continue to work at national account level positively impacting and influencing the improvement of existing and future estates. Through our acute and regional accounts we have seen considerable success and growth with our clients redevelopment ambitions.

What you will contribute to the team;

Supporting the development and promotion of Mott MacDonald’s presence within the Health sector
Supporting the development of new business opportunities within the Health sector
Supporting the development of best practice initiatives for the delivery of our services within this sector
Assist in the development of programmes for the delivery of our services
Preparation of estimates and cost plans in line with the brief
Provision of financial advice including the impact of inflation
Preparation of standard documentation – reports, valuations, letters, financial statement
Preparation of tender and contract documents and participating in contract reviews relating to the contract with the customer
Analysis of tenders and preparing tender reports
Prepare valuations and financial statements; assist NEC PM’s in assessing and valuing compensation events, re-measure as necessary and adjust variations
Support in the settlement of construction disputes and prepare and agree final accounts
Attend appropriate design team and progress meetings as and when required

Required for the position of Quantity Surveyor;

Experience in relevant sectors: acute hospital developments both new build and refurbishment projects, within live hospital environments, an understanding of NEC contracts is required as well.
Degree qualified in a Quantity Surveying subject (or equivalent)
Chartered MRICS
Proven skills and experience of delivering within a Cost Consultancy team whilst managing a range of contract values across a variety of healthcare facilities including acute, mental health, primary care, supported living and working across multiple projects, medium to high complexity projects
Competent in client facing roles and support on client account management
Competent at building relationships with internal management and supporting externally with key client stakeholders

Preferred, but not required
Competent at managing and cultivating defined client relationships and securing new work
Demonstrates leadership and able to work well in large teams, responsible for staff development, resourcing and/or is a recognised Technical lead within a specialist area
Experienced in making decisions and presenting findings back to the client and internal stakeholders
CostX / PowerBI / SharePoint experience is desirable but not essential
If you meet 80% or more of what we’re looking for, please still apply.

We understand not everyone will meet all the requirements, but you might have skills we didn’t know we need.


About the business unit
The Advisory and Programme Delivery (APD) unit delivers management services in all the sectors that Mott MacDonald operate in the Built Environment, Defence, Energy, Water, Transportation and, Education, Health and Care.

The Unit delivers services to projects ranging in scale and complexity up to £20bn, through the technical disciplines of Programme Management, Project Management, Project Controls, Scheduling, Cost Management, Estimating, Infrastructure Finance, Management Consulting, Digital Consulting and Education, Health and Care Management.

Our buildings portfolio is primarily a UK business working in both the public and private sector of the construction market. We provide cost and project management services for a wide range of clients including central government, local authorities and private clients. We work in the majority of buildings market sectors including workplace, residential, law and order, health, education, retail, sports and commercial property. Our vision is to provide added value to our clients business through high quality services and our people.

How to apply
To apply for this role, please complete our 15-minute application via our website. Our talent acquisition coordinators aim to provide feedback within 5 working days with the outcome of your application. More information about our application process can be found here. If you have any questions regarding your application or the role, please reach out to the dedicated recruiter listed who will be more than happy to help.

Mott MacDonald is Work180 accredited – which means we actively support and encourage women to join our work force!

Benefits we offer:

Pension matched up to 7%
Life insurance
An annual professional institution subscription
Continuous development opportunities – because we want you to thrive
Agile/flexible working – because life isn’t 9-5
Enhanced parental leave; shared parental leave policies – for parents and care givers
Annual company performance bonus scheme – Subject to company performance
Flexible benefits that suit you, including cycle to work & interest free season ticket loans .
The opportunity to make a difference; learn more about our social outcomes

Other Information :

Equality, diversity and inclusion
We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at reasonable.adjustments@mottmac.com and we will talk to you about how we can assist.

Agile working
At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team and personal commitments. We embrace agility, flexibility and trust.

More about Mott MacDonald
We’re a global engineering, management and development consultancy.
Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients’ businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.
A fundamental part of this is respecting each person’s differences and striving to meet their needs.
Our values: progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Adoption leave – 26 weeks full pay
Open to part time work for some roles
Buddy scheme
Flexible working week
Enhanced sick pay
Dental coverage
Compassionate leave
Health assessment
Eye Care Support – Eyecare vouchers
Private GP service – Private Medical care for all UK staff
Season ticket loan
Theme park discounts
Religious celebration leave
Buy or sell annual leave
Accrued annual leave
Caregiver Leave
Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks
Enhanced paternity leave – 2 weeks
Shared parental leave – We match up to 24 weeks full pay
Pregnancy loss leave
Tax-free childcare
In office yoga classes
Cycle to work scheme
Faith rooms
Salary sacrifice
Life assurance
Annual pay rises
Pension match/increase
Life insurance
Annual bonus
Income protection
Employee discounts
Professional subscriptions – We pay for your primary professional annual subscription
Lunch and learns
Employee assistance programme
L&D budget
Teambuilding days
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More information needed
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Work-life balance
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Role modelling
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Working at Mott MacDonald

Company employees

18,000 worldwide

Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

UK Wide; London, Croydon, Birmingham, Derby, Altrincham, Manchester, Whitehaven, Newcastle, Middlesbrough, Durham, Bristol, Southampton, Reading, Cambridge, Peterborough, Brighton, Norwich, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Inverness, Cardiff, Newport, Exeter, Leicester, Leeds, Skipton, York

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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