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Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: 913643
  • Location: Aberdeenshire
  • Salary: GBP55000 - GBP60000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Building, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 04/04/2017

Responsibilities

  • Liaise with the operational management team and advise on all matters relating to Contract and Commercial issues
  • Maintain accurate financial control systems and report monthly on Cost/Value Reconciliation
  • Liaise with and advise on all financial aspects of contracts, ensuring that valuations are maximised, certified and paid on time
  • Monitor progress on site and take a lead issuing required notices in accordance with contract procedures and timescales
  • Prepare forecasts of cost and value of all trades including Preliminaries, monitor and report on same
  • Prepare Preliminaries budgets in association with contract staff, monitor and report on same
  • Ensure that all quotations are carefully vetted and comply with the specification ensuring that the most competitive bids are obtained
  • Ensure that regular meetings are held to agree variations and not left to the final account stage
  • Assist with estimating as and when required
  • Ensure that tenders are accurate and delivered on time
  • Manage subcontractors accounts accurately and effectively to enhance contract performance
  • Identify the training and development needs of staff and provide the necessary support and action when required
  • Assist the Contracts Manager, as required, securing labour, materials and Sub-contractors to ensure that contracts are completed on time and within budget
  • Ensure work is carried out in accordance with the Company's Health and Safety Policy & Quality Manual
  • At all times to represent the company in the best possible way, be courteous and professional working to the highest ethical standards
  • Ad hoc duties assigned by your line manager in connection with operational requirements ensuring works are completed within required time frames

Qualifications

  • Good level of computer literacy
  • IT literacy including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Email
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic Health & Safety skills
  • Budget Compilation & Management
  • Analytical & problem solving skills
  • Ability to chair meetings
  • Sales and negotiating skills
  • Objective setting
  • Methodical approach to tasks undertaken
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Degree in Quantity Surveying, or equivalent
  • Valid CSCS card
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