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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Our client is a multi-disciplined company that offers a range of integrated services in the West Coast of Scotland.

These services include building new homes, schools, healthcare facilities, industrial and commercial premises as well as infrastructure, utility and renewable sector civil engineering.

They now have a requirement for a Senior QS (or experienced QS able to demonstrate the capability to work effectively under their own initiative ) this is a priority.

The role can be based from Oban or the North of Scotland e.g. Fort William, Inverness or similar.

Experience of new build/civils/groundworks would be required, preferably with experience of dealing with self-delivery / management of labour only trades.

Flexible working can be offered on the basis of 3 days a week on site / office and 2 days remote although the obvious preference is for candidates to be able to be on site / in the office all week.

The role

As the Senior Quantity Surveyor you will be involved in managing the commercial reports and advice to the management team, ensuring the commercial targets are achieved including project and programme cost, quality and time.

Carry out tasks as instructed by various members of the Commercial/Quantity surveying team, such as measurement for valuations

Ensure all duties are carried out in accordance with standard company HSE procedures and work instructions

Assist in the management and maintenance of the contract cost reporting system as directed by the line manager

Prepare cash flows for payments in and out

Assist in the preparation of accurate forecasts of project cost to completion and final value

Assist with sub-contract tender process and support the preparation of sub-contract documentation

Prepare payment certificates for sub-contract work

Assist with the preparation of interim applications for payment

Assist with the valuation of variations

Assist with the preparation of valuations and claims, ensuring that they are supported by relevant records

Assist in the preparation of accurate monthly reporting of cost and value on the project(s) in line with the Companys reporting process

Identify potential risk and opportunities and escalate these as appropriate

You will be responsible for ensuring all aspects of the commercial plan are completed and will produce contract month end statements and performance reports, as well as feeding commercial project information back to the client.

Key Requirements -

Proven track record of delivering construction projects ideally new build/civils/groundworks.

Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar discipline.

Qualified or working towards, MRICS / MCIOB / MICES.

Comfortable interfacing with Senior Management and Stakeholders.

Excellent analytical skills to make informed, balanced business decision and reporting findings to Clients and Stakeholders.

Highlands, Scotland, UK