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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £50k - 65k per year + car allowance
Benefits: car allowance
Reference: J44085
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 10th June 2024
Closing: 8th July 2024

We are seeking an experienced and highly skilled Senior Quantity Surveyor to our clients commercial team in East Renfrewshire. The successful candidate will have a strong background in build projects and  flatted developments and will be responsible for managing all costs relating to building projects, from initial calculations to final figures. The role requires a keen eye for detail and the ability to manage complex projects efficiently.

Key Requirements of the Role
– Prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client.
– Undertake cost analysis for repair and maintenance project work.
– Assist in establishing a client’s requirements and undertake feasibility studies.
– Perform risk, value management, and cost control.
– Advise on a procurement strategy.
– Identify, analyze, and develop responses to commercial risks.
– Prepare and analyze costings for tenders.
– Allocate work to subcontractors.
– Provide advice on contractual claims.
– Analyze outcomes and write detailed progress reports.
– Value completed work and arrange payments.
– Maintain awareness of the different building contracts in current use.
– Understand the implications of health and safety regulations.

Experience/ Qualifications 
– Proven experience as a Senior Quantity Surveyor with a focus on flatted developments or multi-story projects.
– Bachelor’s degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, or a related field.
– Professional membership in RICS or equivalent.
– Strong knowledge of construction methods and materials.
– Excellent numerical and data analysis skills.
– Proficient in relevant software such as MS Excel and other quantity surveying tools.
– Strong understanding of construction contracts and legislation.
– Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
– Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
– Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
– Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel to various sites as required.

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

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