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Quantity Surveyor

£38,000 - £45,000 per annum (Permanent)


Conrad Consulting is looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor to join a residential new build client on a permanent basis. Our client has taken off a number of new developments within Edinburgh & the surrounding Lothians so travel within this region is to be expected.

Being an integral part of the commercial team and reporting into the Senior team including the Commercial Director, our client is looking for a candidate who has demonstrable experience in a similar role ideally within residential developments although wider construction backgrounds will be considered, and who can comfortably work on their own initiative and collaborate well with the wider commercial function.

Day to Day

* Prepare forecasts of cost and value of all trades
* Report on savings and excesses against budget costs
* Report on any business development opportunities
* Effective management of supply chain partners
* Assist in the preparation and submission of tenders
* Allocating upcoming work to contractors whilst improving existing relationships
* Identify, control and report on project costs
* Ability to prepare reports and collate information


* Minimum of 2 years Quantity Surveying experience
* Ability to use initiative and resolve problems
* Effective time management capabilities
* Excellent organisational skills
* Comprehensive and up to date knowledge of building and health & safety legislation

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