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Quantity Surveyor - Entrust

Capita Plc
Stafford, Staffordshire
£42,000 - £48,000
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Due to increased demand, an extremely exciting opportunity for an experienced quantity surveyor to join our property team.

As an experienced quantity surveyor, you’ll play a crucial role in managing costs and procurement within the property team at Entrust HQ in Riverway, Stafford.
The quantity surveyor undertake all aspects of cost and procurement management, as part of a supportive and diverse multi-disciplinary property team.

What will you be doing:


  • Feasibility estimates and option appraisal studies.
  • Detailed cost plans.
  • Pre-tender estimates.
  • Risk analysis.
  • Whole life cost assessment.
  • Tender documentation and managing the tender process.
  • Value engineering options.
  • Tender evaluation and recommendations.
  • Contract documents, bonds and warranties if required,
  • Valuation of works.
  • Valuation of variations.
  • Financial statements.


  • Contract administration subject to training and experience.
  • Project and programme management subject to training and experience.
  • Employer’s agent subject to training and experience.
  • Stakeholder engagement subject to training and experience.

Your experience and skills will include.

Qualifications to include:

  • RICS exempting or non-exempting degree.
  • Chartered status or working towards attaining chartered status with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).
  • Prince 2 or APM (Desirable).

Skills to include:

  • Effective communication both oral and written.
  • Organising, problem solving and negotiating.
  • Team working.
  • Financial and numeracy management.
  • ICT including Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and Power-point.

About Entrust

Entrust is a joint venture company between Capita and Staffordshire County Council and has supported educational establishments across England to improve outcomes since 2013.

‘Excellence in education’ is the heart of our business. Our passion is inspiring futures and improving outcomes for children, young people and adults.

We work in partnership with schools, academy trusts and Local Authorities to provide specialist expertise, ensuring every child and young person;

receives a good education; is in a safe and healthy environment; and is given expert guidance to realise their full potential.

We also work with clients across a range of other sectors including central government, health, and the private sector.

Our achievements are underpinned by our vision ‘to inspire futures’ by being Open, Ingenious, Collaborative and Effective. By building on our reputation for excellence and delivering what we promise, we want to help make every school in England a good school, ensuring every child and young person gets the education they deserve.

What’s in it for you?

Working with customers across a range of sectors, it’s essential that we employ a workforce with a broad range of skills and expertise to help us become more efficient, more effective and more impactful.

We train our managers to engage and grow the performance of their teams and alongside their support, we also ensure considerable opportunities for training and development are available to our employees. We understand the value of our people and are eager to do everything we can to support them in becoming the capable, dynamic workforce that continues to drive us forwards.

We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. 

As well as a generous basic salary within range of £35,000 - £48,000 we also give you 23 days holiday, increasing to 27 with length of service, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including child care vouchers and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. 

All of this, in a professional but fun environment.

What we hope you’ll do next:

Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

We’re an equal opportunity and Disability Confident employer, which means we recruit and develop people based on their merit and passion. We’re committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment process and working environment for everyone. If you need the job description or application form in an alternative format (such as large print or audio), or if you’d like to discuss other changes or support you might need going forward, please email Iqbal at or call 07784 237318 and we’ll get back to you. For more information about equal opportunities and process adjustments, please visit the Capita Careers website. 







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