Senior Quantity Surveyor

Lime People Search & Select Ltd
Inverness, Aberdeen
£55000 - £65000/annum + generous benefits package
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a successful Nationwide Civil Engineering Contractor, who believe in building and maintaining strong relationships with their clients. With every successful building project they undertake, the focus is on partnership and collaboration. Known for their non-adversarial approach and trusted for their ability to manage both people and projects to ensure success, credentials are underpinned by the fact that a major part of their business is repeat business.

Our client is passionate about exploring new ideas, finding solutions and working with clients to deliver major civil engineering projects across a wide specrum of sectors.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveying to work with a professional established contractor who prides themselves on nurturing their team.

Responsibilities include

Reporting to the Commercial Director, the post holder will take commercial and contractual control of this major project, predominately consisting of a complex concrete structure.

Responsibilities include;
• Managing costs on a wide variety of new building projects and structures
• Administer agreements between various parties on a traditional build basis as well as design and build
• Assisting in establishing a client's requirements and undertaking feasibility studies
• Preparing early stage budgets and detailed cost plans
• Performing risk and value management and cost control
• Advising on procurement strategy
• Preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities
• Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks;
• Preparing and analysing costs for tenders
• Establishing and operating cost and financial control systems
• Allocating work to subcontractors
• Negotiating to ensure budgets are not exceeded
• Appoint and administer sub-contractor to carry out works including subsequent agreement of final account
• Providing advice on and producing contractual claims
• Analysing outcomes and writing detailed progress reports
• Valuing completed work and arranging payments
• Developing knowledge relevant to contract conditions and their applications
• Maintaining awareness of the different building contracts in current use
• Develop sub-contract enquiry documentation understanding the implications of health and safety regulations
• Day to day supervision of Assistant and trainee Surveyors
• Liaise with the Estimating and Buying departments as necessary
• Attend Client meetings and sub-contractor meetings
• Attend Design and Value Engineering Meetings
• Produce periodic cost reports
• Liaise closely with Site Management team in respect of day to day matters
• Liaising with Clients / Employer’s Agent / to agree interim valuations and final accounts
• Ensure that interim valuations are submitted and paid on time

- BSc in quantity surveying or equivalent
- Civil engineering experience
- R/C frame experience ideally

If you believe that you would be well suited to this role, please call John Duffus on (Apply online only)