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    Quantity Surveyor

    Nairn, Highland, Scotland |

    Job: Quantity Surveyor


    Posted: Feb 9, 2024


    Global Highland is working on behalf of a leading construction company specialising in ground engineering and construction services worldwide. With a rich history of delivering high-quality projects across various sectors, they are committed to excellence, innovation, and sustainability. As they continue to expand their operations, we are seeking a diligent and experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their dynamic team.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Commercial management / contract administration of the project;
    • Work closely with the Project Commercial team;
    • Preparation and presentation of internal and external commercial reports;
    • To the extent possible, manage the Commercial aspects of the project to enable it to be completed on time, within budget and to the correct standards;
    • Preparation of payment applications and internal cash flow reporting;
    • Preparation and operation of sub-contracts and supplier agreements;
    • On-going cost reporting for the allocation project;
    • Preparing quotations, claims, assessments, and forecasts for future work;
    • Regular liaison with the project teams to ensure rights for compensation events or claims are upheld;
    • Regular liaison with the Client to ensure excellent relationships are built and maintained, and issues identified and resolved where possible, primarily with the Commercial team.


    • Weekly and monthly reporting as per Clients requirements;
    • Tracking project performance and data;
    • Working with the team to collate data;
    • Analysis of data;
    • Preparation of forecasts;
    • Maintaining contract records and correspondence;
    • Assist with the drafting and development of sub-contracts;
    • Submit the weekly cost control report on time – includes a detailed review of the project costings and update the project progress and forecast details.

    Skills and abilities:

    • Strong work ethic, takes personal responsibility for their work, meets deadlines, sets the right example for others, and displays honesty and integrity;
    • Natural problem solver;
    • Effective communication skills including writing reports and presenting;
    • Positive attitude, constructive thinking and able to adjust to change;
    • Attention to detail, with an enquiring mind, not afraid to ask questions, seek assistance or challenge.
    • Work within rules and regulations of professional competence and code of conduct as defined by a professional institution.
    • Apply attributes of equality and diversity to meet the requirements of fairness at work.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Proven experience in a similar and varied roles;
    • Relevant degree qualification preferred but not essential;
    • Good knowledge and operating experience of NEC forms of contract;
    • Excellent IT skills (Microsoft Excel & Word);
    • Full driving licence;
    • Experience in a Civil or Geotechnical engineering and contracting sectors.

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    Nairn, Highland, Scotland
    (per Annum)
    permanent - Full Time

    Grant Falconer


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