Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Commercial Manager - ECA/J7321 Inverness   £DOE

Are you an ambitious Senior Quantity Surveyor looking for autonomy in your role with the potential to become a Commercial Manager?

Or perhaps you are already a Commercial Manager within the Construction Industry who would be interested in a new office set up in Inverness with an already established house-builder?

This position demands a well experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor from the Construction Industry to essentially become the Commercial Manager for their Inverness office. Although the North office will be operating as a stand alone, there will be monthly meetings with the Directors from their Head Office in the Central Belt to ensure the appropriate support is given.

As Senior Quantity Surveyor you will be expected to -

• Manage all allocated projects and seeing this through from award to completion of client and sub-contractor final accounts.
• Attending monthly project and client meetings and ensuring that surveying information and cost advice is provided in an accurate and proficient manner.
• Monitoring the timely production of the main/subcontract final accounts, including re-measurement as necessary to facilitate the optimum result, evaluation of all variations a loss and/or expense issues.
• Effective interaction with other members of the project team promoting the commercial perspective on all other issues, as well as liasing with team members in the Central Belt.
• Form and develop relationships with client, PQS and Design Team.
• Carry out annual and interim performance and development reviews.
• Identify and act on performance shortfalls or training requirements that may arise during the year.

Ideally the perfect candidate for this exciting position will have a degree in Surveying or similar. They must have experience in working within the Construction industry, and experience within a house builder would be beneficial nut not essential. A background within a main contracting or civils environment would still be considered.

In terms of personality the Senior Quantity Surveyor must have drive and ambition. This role will involve responsibility for a Quantity Surveyor to work underneath them so experience in managing member of staff would also be advantageous.

In return for the ideal candidate, the Senior Quantity Surveyor role boasts a very competitive salary, benefits package, bonus structure and high range company car - as well as pension and health care benefits. If you are interested in this role and can picture yourself working as a Senior Quantity Surveyor with an expanding, successful and quality driven house builder in Inverness please feel free to contact me to discuss this role in more detail.

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We can only deal with applications from Candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are current UK residents.

We are committed to equal opportunities and diversity for our employees, temporary workers and work seekers. Individuals are only assessed on their individual merits and suitability to a position irrespective of race, gender, disability, age, faith or sexual orientation.

Job Reference:   J7321

Closing Date:     27 September 2016

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Founded in 1990, Contract Scotland is the longest established construction recruiter in Scotland. We supply staff to the Scottish construction industry on a temporary and permanent basis, we are recognised as trusted market leaders providing the highest quality service based on honesty and transparency. All our Consultants are salaried professionals, not working on heavily incentivised commission schemes and are put through the rigorous internal and external training to ensure you receive a personalised and truly consultative service . There is no candidate ownership on our company and we are measured on our ability to find you the right job.

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