Quantity Surveyor - CHA/J16859

Quantity Surveyor

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Quantity Surveyor

Contract Scotland are working in partnership with a well-established, regional main build contractor who are actively seeking an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their established team, delivering various projects throughout the West of Scotland based from their offices in Greenock.

Our client who are an SME Building Contractor conduct a wide variety of works from smaller refurbishment contracts through to new build commercial projects, tend to work on projects no larger than £2mil in value. This business takes real pride in their company culture which has family friendly environment which is reflected in its values and commitment to client satisfaction. The Quantity Surveying role within the business will larger be office based where you'd be responsible for numerous projects at any given time and would be the most senior member of the day to day commercial function of the business.

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Key Responsibilities
  • Procure trades, labour and general suppliers
  • To take a lead role in the valuation process and costings
  • Develop project budgets and agree cost plan with the Finance Director and operations teams
  • Assist with value engineering exercises
  • Prepare & monitor tender schedule
  • Ensure effective communication between site team and suppliers
  • Attend and chair meetings with the design team and subcontractors
  • Prepare payment documentation for subcontractors and suppliers
  • Financial reporting throughout the project lifecycle
  • Prepare CVRs as well as Internal Value and Cash Flow forecasts

Essential requirements:
  • A depth of experience overseeing the financial requirements of similar projects
  • Strong team working skills
  • Excellent reporting skills
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships at all levels both internally and externally
  • Clear communicator
  • Commitment to company values
  • Relevant qualification within construction or equivalent experience
  • Full and clean driving licence

On top of a great opportunity to join a growing, privately owned contractor with long term career progression opportunities an annual salary between £35k-£45k per annum is on offer, as well as a car allowance and pension contributory package for the successful individual

Legal Information:

Contract Scotland offers both the services of an employment agency for permanent work and an employment business for temporary work.

We can only deal with applications from Candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are current UK residents.

We are committed to equal opportunities and diversity for our employees, temporary workers and work seekers. Individuals are only assessed on their individual merits and suitability to a position irrespective of race, gender, disability, age, faith or sexual orientation.
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Callum Haig
Recruitment Consultant

Callum joined our team in September 2015 to build on our Construction Medium and M&E building services section. He's used his extensive market knowledge gained from a competing agency to his advantage but has also learned a whole lot more about recruitment working with us. Adding value since becoming part of our family, the detailed information he supplies to our customers while providing an honest and transparent service to all has been outstanding. He loved playing a vital​ part in our social committee that helped raise £1351.50 for our 2016 Charity Partner, Strathcarron Hospice. Bake sales, swamp challenges and casino nights make for a varied role here at Contract Scotland! Click on the search icon below to view Callum's Jobs.


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"After one phone call with the team at Contract Scotland, I knew it was the right place for me to come to and my opinion still hasn't​ changed."
John-Paul Din | Senior Quantity Surveyor | Former Job Seeker
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