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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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Aberdeen
Salary: Market related
Benefits: + car allowance + bonus
Reference: J42871
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 22nd November 2023
Closing: 20th December 2023


As part of their continued expansion in the Aberdeen region, our client are looking for an ambitious  Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their housing  team. Reporting to the Commercial Director, you will commercially manage a mix of residential schemes across Aberdeen, including our forthcoming multiphase development guaranteeing continuity of work for years to come and real career development opportunities.

Key Requirements for the Role:

  • Preparation and negotiation of initial site budgets and value engineering exercises in conjunction with design and construction teams.
  • Obtaining risk assessments, method statements and safety documentation from subcontractors.
  • Procure Subcontractor packages and issue appropriate subcontract documentation.
  • Undertake site visits and inspections and coordinate with contractors on site
  • Agree variation claims and final account settlement along with subcontract payments
  • Chairing sub-contract pre-order meetings and attending regular project review meetings
  • Preparing cost/value reports to ensure cost control throughout the development.
  • Provide continuous financial advice throughout to the Site Management team
  • Financial management of affordable housing contracts.
  • Assist in maintaining regional cost library.
  • General project coordination and administration.

The “Ideal” Applicant

Minimum HND in Quantity Surveying
Knowledge of JCT contract
Cost Management and project administration experience within the residential sector
Working knowledge of a financial cost management system (e.g. COINS)
Full drivers license

In addition to a market-rate basic salary, our client offers:-

  • Car allowance
  • 34 days holiday 
  • Competitive annual bonus 
  • Up to 5% pension scheme 
  • Life assurance 
  • Flexible working arrangements

To apply for the role, use the link, attaching a recent copy of your CV.  For a confidential enquiry on the role, contact Nicola Monro directly on 01786446651, quoting ref J42871

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