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Quantity Surveyor / Senior QS (posted 6 March ’18)

Social Housing Cost Consultant - Permanant, Job Ref P135
Location: Glasgow
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits

Our client is a leading Construction Cost Consultant based in Glasgow who is seeking a Quantity Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor to work within the Social Housing sector.
The successful candidate will be responsible for taking the lead on a range of projects including New Build, Planned Maintenance, Reactive Maintenance and providing Procurement Services and advice to Clients. Maintenance projects range in value from £50k to £1M and New Build projects are in value up to £6.5M.
In return the successful candidate will be given a competitive salary and benefits package together with a fantastic opportunity to progress their career and achieve MRICS if not already Chartered and/or work towards LLM in Construction Law. Our client places great importance on employee development and shall provide professional advice, mentoring, support and encouragement to help achieve this. As advertised externally.

The Successful Candidate:-

  • Either Chartered (MRICS) aspiring to or currently working towards LLM in Construction Law or degree qualified aspiring to or currently working towards MRICS and beyond.
  • Minimum of two years pre and post contract experience with Cost Consultant and/or Contractor.
  • Ability to lead a number of projects as Cost Consultant representative from Concept through to Final Account.Although not essential, knowledge of the Social Housing sector would be beneficial.
  • Possess excellent communication skills, initiative and team working attributes.
  • Knowledge of CDM Regulations 2015.
  • IT and Microsoft Office competence.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.

Job Responsibilities Include:-

  • Preparation of Tender Documentation (including BoQ’s).
  • Cost Planning.
  • Providing Procurement advice to Clients.
  • Preparing Tender Reports.
  • Contract Administration.
  • Issuing Payment Notices and Cost Reports.
  • Representing the company at various meetings with ability to chair and produce timeous meeting minutes.
  • Recognise and communicate potential project issues both internally and externally.
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