This is a great opportunity for an ambitious, hardworking and forward thinking Design Manager with proven experience with managing all design aspects of a project life cycle from tender / bid through to completion to join a company with values of collaborative working, developing their staff and promoting from within with a strong pipeline of work across both civil engineering and rail infrastructure projects and maintenance works.

Projects will be varied including a mix civics and of utility works throughout the North of Scotland. The ideal candidate must be an experienced civil engineer with previous experience working within water, deep drainage or pipeline projects

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Quantity Surveyor

Location: Perth
Salary: DOE
Reference: J23880
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 25th July 2022
Closing: 22nd August 2022

Are you an experience Quantity Surveyor looking for your next career challenge? Would you be interested in working for a company at the forefront of modernising Central Scotland’s rail network? If so, we’d like to hear from you!

Our client is renowned for their low staff turnover levels, continued investment and development of their staff whilst maintaining a strong leadership in the rail and civil engineering infrastructure sectors. As a Quantity Surveyor based in Perth you will work within a team who are responsible for commercially managing multiple projects from tender through to final account, providing commercial assistance to operational teams and others when required. This is an excellent opportunity to join an established, dynamic and approachable team where you can further develop your career with a main player in their market.

As a Quantity Surveyor, you responsibilities will include:
• Responsible for all practical aspects of contracts whilst ensuring profits are maximised and costs are controlled.
• Support the Commercial Manager in the identification and management of financial and commercial ensuring procedures and practices are adhered to.
• Ensure compliance is maintained at all times.
• Present data and reports in an accurate and timely manner.
• Comply with all Health and safety policies and procedures.
• Developing the commercial plan to manage risk and drive profitability
• Measurement and valuation of works (on site and from drawings) for Valuations, Variations & Final Accounts.

You should have a methodical approach, great interpersonal skill and have the following skills:
• Relevant qualifications within Quantity Surveying.
• Previous experience within a similar role.
• Experience within the rail and infrastructure Civil Engineering sectors.
• Organisation skills required for managing multiple projects at one time.
• Experience of working with key cost-based software packages.
• Good interpersonal & negotiation skills, as well as the ability to liaise with both internal and external stakeholders.
• Rail experience is preferred but not essential.

On offer is a competitive salary with additional benefits package including a company car or car allowance. Our client also offers flexible working arrangements to incorporate a mixture of at home and office working. With a healthy pipeline of work secured, this is an opportunity that can provide you with long term job security in these uncertain times. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply with a copy of your most recent CV or for more information, contact Katie Horne on 01786 446651 quoting J23880.

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