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Quantity Surveyor

£42,000 - £48,000 per annum (Permanent)


Conrad Consulting is looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor to join our house building client on permanent basis. Our client has a number of developments across Scotland, and it is expected that the QS will have 2/3 sites to look after autonomously.

Being an integral part of the commercial team and reporting into the Commercial Director, our client is looking for a candidate who has demonstrable experience in a similar role within residential house building 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

Requirements of the Quantity Surveyor:

* Minimum 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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