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Financial Quantity Surveyor

Closing date
22 Jun 2023

Job Details

MBDA is a leading defence organisation. We are proud of the role we play in supporting the Armed Forces who protect our nations. We partner with governments to work together towards a common goal, defending our freedom.

Salary: Circa £60,000 depending on experience

What we can offer you:
  • Bonus of up to 21.25% of basic salary
  • Pension contribution of up to 14%
  • Annual salary review
  • 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking and gym on site at Stevenage
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities

Hybrid working pattern: Where possible, we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working such as 2 - 3 days on site pending workload.

The opportunity:

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Financial & Commercial team within MBDA Facilities Management. We are looking for somebody to lead and manage the preparation, evaluation and presentation of the Facilities rolling 1 to 5 year Capital plans to ensure a robust agreement. This will include joint working with an internal team to evaluate each specific project requirement and build the individual budgets accordingly in line with market costings. You will take ownership for the ongoing process of managing the Facilities capital budgets, balancing changing business priorities and facilities project costs whilst managing within the overall agreed budget or negotiating changes to the budget with the business when required.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Gathering all the Facilities Management Capital requirements for a rolling 1 - 5 years
  • Budget Forecasting, Building Business Cases, Financial Applications, Recording Variations and Project Cost Control.
  • Monitoring Market Trends and Inflation rates and make the relevant amendments to our forecasts.
  • Document ownership of our Specification Design Guide
  • Monitoring and updating the Bill of Rates, acting as the main interface between Facilities Management and Finance on all Capital related concerns
  • Challenging quotes and in conjunction with Central Procurement be the Facilities management lead in Contracts and Major Procurement activities to ensure Policy Compliance.

Wat we're looking for from you:
  • Experience in Budget Forecasting and strong financial acumen, including an understanding of market influences
  • Experience in Project Cost Control and managing budgets throughout a project lifecycle
  • Experience and knowledge in a Facilities Management environment including Construction
  • Strong communication skills, with an ability to communicate and influence at all levels
  • Strong stakeholder management, building relationships both internally and externally
  • Attention to detail and strong organisational skills, including ability to multi-task and manage timescales
  • Strong Excel knowledge and database management
  • Demonstrate a positive, proactive approach in all circumstances with a focus on continuous improvement and results oriented mind-set
  • Ability to lead a team

Our Business:

We respect new perspectives and experiences, and we value our collaborative ways of working. We are committed to growing and supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their potential.

We recognise that everyone is unique, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process. We also welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

Follow us on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers), Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK) and Glassdoor or visit our MBDA Careers website for more information.

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearances


Together. For the future of defence.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides better, smarter and more effective defence capabilities to the UK and their allies. Regarded as one of the most trusted suppliers of defence solutions in Europe, we have a relationship with the UK military spanning back over 70 years.

Whether it’s designing a future concept for the British Army, managing the procurement of a missile component or harnessing their expertise in software in order to integrate one of our products on to the newest fighter jet, all of our employees are a part of delivering a more secure tomorrow.

In addition to being the only defence company on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2022 list, MBDA are also recognised nationally with three Investors in People Gold Awards (People, Apprenticeships, and Wellbeing), a top 10 finisher on the Best Big Companies to Work For 2022 league tables.   

For the latest vacancies, employer updates and stories from our people, make sure to visit and bookmark our MBDA UK Careers site.

Our Values 

Our values are at the core of everything we do and shape the culture of our organisation. No matter what role, our people from leadership to entry-level encompass these values knowing that they are working towards the same common goal, sharing a bigger purpose in order to protect national security and enable strategic independence.

Through promoting change with Innovation, taking ownership through Commitment, building trust through Integrity, inspiring others through Passion and encouraging collaboration through Team Spirit, we have created a place where people feel connected with each other and valued in our community.



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6 Hills way
United Kingdom

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