Senior Quantity Surveyor - JMI/J18117

Senior Quantity Surveyor

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Are you an experienced Quantity Surveyor with the desire to continue to progressing your career?

Perhaps you're working for a business where it's hard to have any influence on decision making or there is little opportunity to bring new ideas to the table?

Our client is a forward-thinking builder of high-specification homes, with a positive culture and over 50 years' history in Scotland.

With further growth plans and a need to bring the right people into their team, they're searching for a Quantity Surveyor / Senior Quantity Surveyor who can be part of the wider progress and work closely with the Commercial Manager .

The key responsibilities for this role will be the ability to liaise effectively with the team/senior management and contract staff on a regular basis to deliver budgets, preparing commercial forecasts, reporting/maintain accurate financial records, monitoring progress on site, attending regular meetings where needed on aspects such as estimating, securing labour, materials and sub-contractors to ensure that contracts are completed on time and within budget.

Here are some of the essentials:
  • Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or equivalent
  • Extensive Quantity Surveying experience within a relevant sector in the construction and property industry, likely within a housebuilder

And some desirables:
  • A member of RICS
  • IT literacy including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Email
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Budget Compilation & Management
  • Analytical & problem-solving skills
  • Ability to chair meetings
  • Sales and negotiating skills
  • Objective setting
  • Methodical approach to tasks undertaken

In addition, this role offers a competitive salary and you can expect a benefits package that will include a car/car allowance, pension contribution, healthcare for yourself and your partner, as well as being part of a bonus structure.

A full job description can be provided on request and we would be delighted to discuss this role further with you in greater detail.

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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