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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Edinburgh Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car & package
Sector: Commercial, Construction Type: Permanent
Contact: Matthew Clegg Job Published: 19 days ago

Senior Quantity Surveyor
£55,000 to £65,000 + car & package

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join a leading main contractor delivering high value construction projects across the Scottish Central Belt. The Senior Quantity Surveyor will join the business, initially on a Grade A listed, £70m refurbishment in the centre of Edinburgh until early 2023. From there you'll be tasked with overseeing a small team of surveyors, taking a project from start to finish. This could be a new build commercial office building, a high value hospital refurbishment or a new leisure facility. Within 9-12 months, the Senior QS will be expected to be ready for promotion to CM.

As the Senior Quantity Surveyor, your key duties will include:

  • Minimising the project costs and enhancing value for money, whilst ensuring the required quality and standards are maintained
  • Supporting junior surveyors on the project and assisting with their development
  • Working closely with the Commercial Management team, supporting them where required
  • Overseeing the commercial management of a large subcontract package from procurement through to account close
  • Contract negotiation

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will need to have a background in UK main contracting, strong contract knowledge and site based experience within commercial, mixed use, leisure or education projects. You'll also need to be commercially astute, keen to develop your own career and happy to support those around you with the development of their careers.

The successful Senior Quantity Surveyor can expect a rewarding career with a top tier main contractor. Some of the benefits will include exposure to large, exciting and interesting projects, the stability of a top performing company within the industry and no limits on career progression. From day 1, you'll have a structured route to progress to Commercial Manager within 12 months. This is all supported with a competitive salary & package that includes:

  • Starting salary of £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
  • Car/Travel allowance of £4,000
  • Private healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Contributory Pension
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Other great benefits

If you are looking for your next career move in Quantity Surveying and you would like to be considered for the above opportunity then please send your CV or call Matt Clegg on 01342 330 539.

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