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Senior Quantity Surveyor - Construction

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
£55,000 to £65,000
Job Type
9 Sep 2022

Are you a Quantity Surveyor with a passion for the construction industry? Looking to make that step up to a more senior position? We may just have the role for you

REED Property & Construction are supporting a national housebuilder as they look to ramp up their commercial team further.

Their current team have broken records year-on-year in terms of output and will be looking to continue this trend into the future. This vacancy represents an opportunity to join that team!

If you're a QS with a few years' postgrad experience in industry, I'd encourage you to apply. Likewise, if you are already at Senior level this role will suit.

A competitive salary awaits, as well as a company car and bonus scheme.

The main duties of the role will include, but not be limited to -

  • Managing the development of your portfolio of sites (usually three)
  • Commercial cost appraisals
  • Viability/feasibility analysis
  • Managing of sub-contractors, materials and goods
  • Monitoring and preparing site costs and budgets
  • Undertake build cost assessments of acquired sites
  • Maintaining a strong control of budgets throughout the life cycle of the development
  • Costing and preparation of budgets for each stage of site development
  • Reporting on costs vs. budget
  • Financial decision making based on site acquisition and development
  • Preparing of tenders
  • Procuring of sub-contractors, goods and materials
  • Close liaison with site management and sub-contractors to ensure productivity
  • Use of a construction focused procurement system

To be suitable for this role, candidates will -

  • Have a strong background in a similar role within the Construction industry
  • Be well versed in meeting tight deadlines
  • Have previous experience of looking after multiple developments at a time
  • Hold a relevant degree (desirable)

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  • Job Reference: 708122066-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Reed
  • Location: Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
  • Salary: £55,000 to £65,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent