Recruiter: Hays

Senior Quantity Surveyor

£Negotiable | Scotland | Date posted 19 Apr 2022
As Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will be part the Commercial Team and will be responsible for managing and mentoring Quantity Surveyors and Graduates in carrying out the administration of the commercial and financial aspects of the Capital Delivery Frameworks in the Region. The role will involve working closely with the delivery team delivering bot clean and waste infrastructure projects. As the Senior Quantity Surveyor your duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Carrying out the day to day administration of the commercial and financial aspects of projects.
  • Close liaison with the Project Management Team(s)
  • Preparing Cost and Value reporting
  • Preparing commercial performance reports
  • Manage procurement including labour, plant, materials and subcontract
  • Demand forecasting
  • VOWD forecasting
  • Cost control
  • Cash collection
  • Subcontract management and liaison

Skills and Knowledge Requirements
  • Experience in the water and waste industry is preferable
  • Preferably degree qualified in a related area, such as Quantity Surveying
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and work with staff at all levels
  • Able to react to constant changing workloads
  • Good organisational and communication skills
  • A commercially and contractually astute individual that takes ownership of their own teams’ performance
  • A proactive person with a disposition to take action pre-emptively to manage risk and opportunity
  • Ability to learn and master client specific software
  • Ability to deal with large amounts of data accurately and efficiently

What’s in it for you?
  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 days bank holiday
  • Annual bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Private health care
  • Company car/ car allowance
  • Progression opportunities

If you are interested in this role or in having a confidential chat about the Civil construction market please get in touch with Lynsey now on 07708583180 or send a CV.


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Job ref: 4196870
Application deadline:
19 Apr 2027