A quantity surveying role with a bespoke developer in the Great Glasgow region

An opportunity for a quantity surveyor with strong housebuilding experience to join a 5-star housebuilder in the west central belt

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Quantity Surveyor

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £40k - 65k per year + + car allowance
Benefits: + car allowance
Reference: J43159
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 16th November 2023
Closing: 14th December 2023

Our client, an award winning Edinburgh-based developer who specialise in developments in prime locations, have a requirement for a quantity surveyor.  The successful candidate will be responsible for managing all aspects of cost management, procurement, and contract administration for private housing development projects.  You will be based either on-site or at their offices in the city centre. 

Key Requirements of the Role

– Prepare and manage budgets, cost plans, and estimates for private housing development projects
– Procure and manage subcontractors, suppliers, and materials to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget
– Provide regular reports on project costs and progress to senior management
– Manage all contractual agreements and variations, ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
– Provide guidance and advice to the project team on cost management and procurement issues
– Collaborate with other departments, such as design and construction, to ensure project objectives are met
– Attend site meetings to monitor progress and ensure compliance with project plans and specifications
– Support the business development team in securing new business opportunities

You will Need

– Degree in Quantity Surveying or a related field
– Minimum of 3 years’ experience in private housing development projects
– Knowledge of construction contracts and legal requirements
– Excellent communication and negotiation skills
– Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
– Proficient in Microsoft Office and cost management software
– Ability to work independently and as part of a team
– Full UK driving license

To apply for the role, attach your up-to-date CV using the link.  For a confidential chat about the role, contact Nicola Monro directly on 01786446651 / nicola.monro@contractscotland.co.uk

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