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Senior Quantity Surveyor

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Construction Jobs
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Corrie Group
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Corrie Recruitment are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor on behalf of our client who are a nationwide building contractor.

This would be a permanent position and you will be based in the Inverness area initially.

As Senior Quantity Surveyor, you’ll be responsible for:

Liaise with the operational management team and advise on all matters relating to Contract and Commercial issues
Maintain accurate financial control systems and report monthly on Cost/Value Reconciliation
Liaise with and advise on all financial aspects of contracts, ensuring that valuations are maximised, certified and paid on time
Monitor progress on site and take a lead issuing required notices in accordance with contract procedures and timescales
Prepare forecasts of cost and value of all trades including Preliminaries, monitor and report on same
Prepare Preliminaries budgets in association with contract staff, monitor and report on same
Ensure that all quotations are carefully vetted and comply with the specification ensuring that the most competitive bids are obtained
Ensure that regular meetings are held to agree variations and not left to the final account stage
Assist with estimating as and when required
Ensure that tenders are accurate and delivered on time
Manage subcontractors accounts accurately and effectively to enhance contract performance
Identify the training and development needs of staff and provide the necessary support and action when required
Assist the Contracts Manager, as required, securing labour, materials and Sub-contractors to ensure that contracts are completed on time and within budget
Ensure work is carried out in accordance with the Company’s Health and Safety Policy & Quality Manual
At all times to represent the company in the best possible way, be courteous and professional working to the highest ethical standards
Ad hoc duties assigned by your line manager in connection with operational requirements ensuring works are completed within required time frames
To join us, we're looking for:


Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or equivalent
7 years + Quantity Surveying experience within a relevant sector in the Construction industry.


A member of the RICS
CSCS card holder
IT literacy including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Email
Verbal and written communication skills
Basic Health & Safety skills
Budget Compilation & Management
Analytical & problem solving skills
Ability to chair meetings
Sales and negotiating skills
Objective setting
Methodical approach to tasks undertaken

To apply please email your CV to or call us on 01463 221073.


Corrie Recruitment Ltd operates as an Employment Agency and as an Employment Business. You must be a UK resident or have proof of right to work in the UK.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Corrie Group
Tel: 01463 221073
Contact: Recruitment Team

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