Quantity Surveyor

Posted 21 May 2024
Salary + Car Allowance / Vehicle
Job type Permanent
DisciplineBuilt Environment Recruitment
Contact NameJohn MacRitchie

Job description

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor

Location: Inverness

Our Client, is one of the key contractors appointed to undertake essential works across Scotland. With a Project Budget exceeding £5 billion over 12 years, this project supports construction, engineering, and employment while focusing on skills and development opportunities for early-career professionals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce and negotiate subcontract documentation, terms, conditions, prices, and schedules.

  • Manage subcontract works packages, including interim assessments and change management.

  • Issue commercial notices to clients and subcontractors as required by contract terms.

  • Manage contract changes and produce Compensation Event Quotations.

  • Submit and agree monthly applications with the client.

  • Ensure site records are maintained to required standards.

  • Track and forecast expenditure, including detailed schedules of subcontractor liabilities.

  • Interpret and evaluate internal cost system reports.

  • Complete monthly Cost Value Reconciliation reports.

  • Attend weekly progress and early warning meetings with clients and subcontractors.

  • Maximize value and profit by adhering to 'Doing the right thing' principles.

About You:

  • Experience in a Civil Engineering environment with a main contractor, knowledgeable in NEC Conditions of Contract.

  • Professional Qualification (HNC/HND/Degree/Diploma) or equivalent.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Experience in commercial management and procurement of subcontractors.

  • Experience with large single or multiple smaller schemes.

  • Familiarity with standard forms of contract.

  • Proficient in IT, including Excel, Word, and Contractual and Cost Management Systems (CEMAR, Oracle, Unifier).

  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills.

  • Knowledge of construction processes.

  • Excellent time management and ability to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to mentor and support other commercial team members.

  • Professional qualification such as MCICES or MRICS, or working towards full membership.

With an enviable order book of over £3.2 billion, our client offers stability and the opportunity to work on some of the UK's most exciting projects. You'll join diverse teams working at a high professional level with exceptional commitment. There ambitious strategy ensures further growth and success, making them the perfect place for committed, talented, and enthusiastic individuals.

They prioritise the physical and mental well-being of there employees, with various initiatives, offering discounts, advice, and support. Additionally, they invest in high-quality training for all employees and provide tailored support through each stage of there career.

Our Benefits:

  • Generous holiday entitlement, increasing with years of service, plus the option to purchase additional holidays.

  • Wide range of corporate discounts.

  • Cycle to Work schemes.

  • Comprehensive pension plan.

  • Regular Save as You Earn share purchase scheme.

  • Private medical scheme options for all salaried employees.

  • Employee assistance programme offering free 24/7 support.

  • Paid yearly membership to one recognised professional association relevant to your role.

Applications are welcomed from candidates at the early stage of there career, with a minimum of 1-2 years post graduate experience in a civils environment.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.