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Senior Quantity Surveyor

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  • Glasgow
  • 09/01/2019
Full time

Job Description

Summary

Position: Senior Quantity Surveyor Location - Within 1 hour commute of Glasgow

Salary and benefits - Competitive salary plus company matched pension and two share options, plus numerous retails rewards and up to 10% off new Kier homes


Kier Buildings Scotland are looking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor, who will report to the ­­Commercial Manager. The successful post-holders prime function is to increase value, reduce cost, drive profit and manage risk in a safe and ethical manner of the contract(s) they are working on. The team and the region: The Glasgow team have completed some outstanding projects to date and have a full order book moving forwards to continue this performance. This friendly and family felt office has a professional and dedicated team, coupled with the performance of Kier Buildings highlights this as a great opportunity.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Line management and integration of new team members where appropriate
  • Ensure cash flow is maximised including ensuring payments are received on time
  • Provide commercial input including financial and contractual performance forecasts to the management team. Help ensure that business targets and KPI's are exceeded
  • Preparation of monthly cost / value reports for area, together with review of results and consideration of trends with other contract team members
  • Production of commercial reports together with review of results and consideration of trends with other contract team members
  • Physical measurement of works and agreement of same with client and subcontractors
  • Agreement of certification and payment of subcontractor accounts - monitoring of such accounts against forecasts
  • Implementation and compliance with the contract change control procedure and monitoring thereof including notices to client as appropriate
  • Commercial and contractual advice to area team as and when required
  • Managing sub-contractors including sending out enquiries, collating prices, comparing with tender, negotiation, order placement, agreement of account and payment
  • Carry out any other duties not identified above and as required by their manager
  • To assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks and implement Kier Group's policies for risk management.
Key Skills and Qualifications:
  • Educated to Degree level, or equivalent experience
  • Experience within a similar role
  • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office in particular Excel
  • Excellent Communication skills both written and verbally
  • Must be an excellent organiser with proven time management skills
  • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel
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