Senior Quantity Surveyor

Pettigrew Recruitment Group

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Available upon request including benefits package

Pettigrew Recruitment Group, Perth

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Hybrid working

, 8 Jul | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: 22-07-2024 (In 6 days)

job Ref: PRG1394

Full Job Description

Are you a Senior Quantity Surveyor in the Perth area looking to add one of the biggest names in the industry to your CV?


We are delighted to have been appointed to work with this housebuilding powerhouse as they add resources to their commercial team to ensure they have the right people in place to support the delivery of their upcoming developments. This is an exciting opportunity to join the thriving Commercial Team based in Perth with several opportunities to enhance your knowledge and further your career within the industry. 


The role will include:


  • To primarily be responsible for 3 or 4 sites of varying complexity whilst setting up budgets, producing bi-monthly valuations, appointing subcontractors and making subcontractor payments to maintain close cost control and enable management decisions.
  • Ensure weekly and monthly payments are processed efficiently, and any disputed items are resolved, allowing site works to proceed unhindered and giving an accurate picture of the site's financial status.
  • Produce site valuations on a bi-monthly basis and present to the Board of Directors to indicate any variation from budgeted figures.
  • Undertake negotiations to obtain the optimum rates for sub-contract appointments to maximise margins.
  • Utilise COINS system to set up new sites and establish a budget, predicting site profitability for financial planning verification.
  • Liaison with other departments on time to ensure sites run efficiently (Construction, Sales, Customer Care, Accounts).
  • Comply with responsibilities as defined in the Group’s Health, Safety & Environment Policy and ensure compliance with the same throughout the team to promote safety in the way we build projects.
  • Ensure that on occasion when deputising for the Manager the team is allocated tasks, where quality of work will need to be verified to ensure it is completed to a good standard within company guidelines.
  • Given proven experience the role will involve mentoring and training junior members of the team and developing their skills to a sufficient level where they can take on more responsibility and add value to the team, thus improving productivity within the region.
  • On occasion assist the Manager when making key business decisions and attend regular regional meetings as the relevant subject expert.

What experience, qualifications and skills are we looking for?


  • A relevant industry qualification.
  • Previous experience in the UK residential house building sector.
  • Fully conversant with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Full UK driving licence.
  • Ability to oversee several different projects at different stages of development, whilst having exceptional project management and time management skills.

This employer understands the importance of flexibility and offers a hybrid working policy.


Does this sound like the role for you? Get in touch for more information.


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