Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Senior Project Quantity Surveyor - AIR/J10976 Edinburgh   £45000 to £55000 per annum

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Has there ever been a better time to consider making a positive career move within the Scottish Construction Industry?

We'd argue not.

Over the course of 2016, we have noted a steady increase in commercial vacancies with the larger national build contractors across all locations in Scotland. With this, comes some really great positions for Surveyors who are looking to develop and challenge themselves.

So how can we be of value to you in your search for your new role?

At Contract Scotland we're not just interested in filling this particular role, we want to get to know you properly and to understand what makes you tick. What are your aspirations and career goals? Once we know that, our team of Consultants can work together to advise you on which employers best match you - whether it's company culture, a big salary, location, challenging projects, work/life balance or something else that's most important.

Anyway, back to this particular job!

Why should I apply?
·You will be working for a very well-known multi-disciplinary major contractor with offices in Scotland and the rest of the UK
·There is a fantastic salary and remuneration package on offer along with genuine opportunities for progression
·You will have the opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects as a result of growth within the public and private sector
·To join a secure employer who are looking to expand their commercial team

Am I the ideal person?
We are looking for:
·Motivated, determined candidates who are not afraid of solving challenges
·Good people management skills, being able to build relationships throughout the business
·Excellent organisational, communication and time management skills; able to manage projects simultaneously without compromising on standards and quality
·Candidates with larger build project experience who have ideally worked for a main contractor

What does the job entail?
·Responsible for all activities reported directly from quantity surveying staff, including providing advice and guidance as well as mentoring junior members of the team
·Liaising effectively with customers and Project Directors/Managers
·Accountable for the profitability of the project and develop an appropriate commercial strategy to ensure delivery of required margins
·Ensure information is communicated is communicated in a timely manner between customers, subcontractors and other departments
·Pro-actively monitor cash flow and valuation plan, ensuring applications are made correctly and in a timely manner
·Manage the subcontract tender process, including the selection of sub-contractors and provision of all relevant contract and schedule documentation

What qualifications do I need?
·Considerable previous experience in Quantity Surveying within a relevant business environment
·A valid CSCS card Membership of a relevant professional body and/or relevant professional qualification such as RICS/CIOB/RIBA/ICE/CIBSE (desirable)

Hopefully, this role will be of interest to you, so please feel free to get in contact or send us your CV as part of a confidential conversation regarding the position and your ambitious and future career plans.

Legal Information:

Contract Scotland offers both the services of an employment agency for permanent work and an employment business for temporary work.

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:   J10976

Closing Date:     26 September 2016

About Contract Scotland

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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