Quantity Surveyor

Sustainability Manager

We are looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor to join a MoD projects team. This role will see you work on a variety of projects ranging in value up to £10m across both Construction and Facilities Management.

Projects will vary and range from £250k up to £10m, encompassing small refurbishments and alterations through to new build projects. Working in a sizable commercial team you will have several sites to financially oversee.

As a Quantity Surveyor you will be responsible for helping to estimate costs, quantities and project timelines and providing business support to the Projects Team regarding project costs and risks.

This will include procuring sub-contractors, valuations, cost reporting and providing cost advise and support to the Billable Works Team.

 To be considered:

  • Experience in a similar role either within construction / or Commercial Property Maintenance
  • HND/Foundation Degree level qualification in a construction related subject.
  • Experience of developing cost models, risk analysis and management, preparation of proposals and tenders and dispute resolution.
  • Good IT skills are a must, in particular Excel.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and organisational skills are essential, as well as the ability to build positive working relationships at all levels
  • Due to the vetting requirements we can only accept applications from British Nationals who are able to pass SC Clearance.

Offering a competitive salary, 25 days annual leave, private medical cover, life assurance and excellent career progression opportunities

To Apply:

For an informal discussion please call Jo Lambert on 01752 421888 or apply as instructed.

Sphere Solutions are one of the South West & Wales market leaders in providing recruitment services to the built environment.

With specialist consultants based in our regional offices (Bristol, Cardiff, Plymouth, Taunton, Gloucester and St Austell) we fill vacancies daily with contractors, developers, civil engineers and their supply chain in high volume with quality candidates.

Sustainability Manager

Environmental Manager


We are looking to recruit a Sustainability Manager for a defence contractor, working within facilities management and delivering maintenance projects to the defence sector. This is a new opportunity to join an Energy and Sustainability team, based in an operational military establishment in Wiltshire.

Reporting to the Director of Energy and Sustainability, an exciting opportunity for a confident, experienced, and ambitious leader to ensure that the business operations, employees and subcontractors comply with environmental regulations and procedures. The role also entails the development and maintenance of ISO 14001 Environmental management system, sustainability opportunities and environmental considerations.

The role will also require regular client liaison, reporting on sustainability-related performance data, delivering training and visiting sites to communicate to stakeholders of all levels, ensuring conservation objectives are met.

What you need:

  • Previous experience in a Sustainability or Environmental role within a construction sector, including delivering sustainable solutions and managing energy data
  • Demonstrable understanding of current Environmental legislation and Environmental Management Systems. Technical expertise in at least three areas: Sustainable construction, Energy management, Ecology and Conservation, Waste Management, Contaminated Land, and Sustainable Procurement
  • Excellent client-facing communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in delivering effective presentations.
  • Hold a degree or equivalent qualification in Environmental Management, Sustainability, or a related discipline.
  • Membership in the Institute of Environmental Management (IEMA) and Environmental Auditor certification are essential.

This role will involve security vetting, and you must be a UK National to be considered for this role. It will be based on an active military base, agile working is not offered for this role.

What you’ll get in return:

  • 25 days annual leave
  • 6% employer-matched pension contribution
  • Company car or car allowance
  • 1 professional subscription per year
  • Single private medical cover
  • Life assurance at 2 x base salary

For an informal discussion please call Jo on 01752 421888 or click the inviting red button in the upper right-hand corner to apply and embark on this journey with us!

Sphere Solutions a market leader in the Southwest & Wales construction recruitment sector. With offices in St. Austell, Plymouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Swansea and Southampton.

We pride ourselves on building long-term relationships with local, regional and national contractors, developers and consultancies and offer a bespoke, discreet and professional service delivered by highly experienced consultants.