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Commercial Quantity Surveyor/Project Manager (CLIENT SIDE)

Beach Baker
England, Gloucestershire, Cheltenham
£52203 - £58986 per annum + benefits as below
Closing date
3 May 2024

Job Details

Beach Baker is delighted to be working in partnership with Cheltenham Borough Council to recruit a Commercial Quantity Surveyor/Project Manager. This is an opportunity to join a recently established and forward thinking Major Developments and Regeneration Team, to support their plans for local economic growth.

Cheltenham Borough Council is at the heart of the local community. It owns lots of buildings and assets including 4,500 council houses, an airport, a range of iconic cultural and listed buildings, and not forgetting their stunning parks and gardens. They have key partnerships with The Cheltenham Trust, Cheltenham Borough Homes, Ubico, Cheltenham BID and Cheltenham Festivals, to name a few. Whatever you do or wherever you go in Cheltenham, Cheltenham Borough Council will be involved somewhere!

The Commercial Quantity Surveyor/Project Manager is a newly created position and will play a key part in the department to deliver a range of capital projects in the Council's ownership and the exciting Golden Valley Development (GDV).

You will have the passion to drive projects forward to ensure they are completed on time, within budget and to high quality and health and safety standards. You will manage complex construction projects from inception through to the planning and construction phase, handover and thereafter ensuring a smooth transition to occupation and use.

You will engage with a range of stakeholders including contractors, consultants, occupiers, land owners, development partners, councillors and other government bodies.

The Golden Valley Development is like no other in Britain and world leading. The 200-hectare site on the outskirts of Cheltenham will be home to the UK's The Golden Valley development will see a vibrant and pioneering garden community, integrating hi-tech businesses with new homes and community uses, alongside the highest standards of environmental sustainability and design. Golden Valley, located in West Cheltenham, will build on our town's strength as a centre for technology and innovation, providing jobs, opportunities to learn new skills, and raising the ambitions of young people. With a significant development site adjacent to GCHQ in a highly accessible location with great connectivity, the opportunity exists to create a destination of global significance.

Area of outstanding natural beauty and within 10-miles of the Cotswolds
Local and regional economic growth
Fantastic schooling system
World class festivals
Excellent transport links

The council has a flexible working hours / working from home policy which makes it convenient for people with young families (schools runs, etc) and outside of work interests.
The Major Development & Regeneration department is a recently formed team that currently consists of Head of Construction, Major Development & Regeneration Director, Head of Development, Development Surveyors, Construction Project Manager, Programme Manager and support staff. Therefore, you will be surrounded by a great network of property professionals. The team have a forward thinking approach, who embrace change and new ideas.
The team are community and culture focused, therefore the work you carry out will have a genuine impact to the local area and its population.
Opportunity to deliver market leading development projects.
The Council's office is located at Municipal Office (Promenade) which is in the heart of the town centre, with easy access to local amenities including the train station, restaurants, cafes, etc.

You will have minimum 5+ years' experience in the construction sector working as a quantity surveyor, managing complex property projects. Possess or working towards a relevant professional membership, such as RICS, CIOB, APM (or equivalent). The individual's character and teamwork ethic is most important. Candidates looking to work on a part-time or reduced hours basis will also be considered.

Basic salary range £52,203 to £58,986
Local Government Pension Scheme
26 days annual leave (plus BH) increasing by 1 day per year of service up to 31 days total (you have the opportunity to buy and sell up to 5 days leave)
2 additional volunteering days paid per year
Employee Assistance Programme administered through Health Assured
Free annual Flu vaccinations
Free eye tests and a contribution towards glasses
Cycle to work scheme
Discounted town centre parking
Local event offers and discounts
Enhanced special leave (maternity/paternity/adoption/sick pay etc)
Payment of one professional subscription per year
Shower and bike storage facilities available at the office

Your application will be dealt with in the strictest confidence by Matthew Clackson. Please call our office on 07825 081 393 or alternatively send your CV (at this stage do not worry if it's not up-to-date) directly to, and for many more property jobs please visit our website


Beach Baker is renowned for recruiting the best candidates within the property, real estate & town planning sectors. For over a decade, we have taken great pride in placing top quality candidates into the finest job opportunities.

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