Senior Quantity Surveyor
My client have an opportunity to join their team working on a large transport extension project in Edinburgh As a Senior Quantity Surveyor on this project, you will support project leaders in generating a high standard of service delivery, achieving successful outcomes, capturing and sharing knowledge across projects and enhancing our culture of innovation.

Role outline
You will manage contract administration, risk management and negotiation effectively to deliver the agreed profitability and cash projections, informing line management and seeking guidance as and when required.

Main responsibilities

  • Communicate and liaise with System sub-contractor
  • Advising on contractual issues
  • Ensure commercial compliance of current contracts, protecting the position of the company
  • Report to Commercial Manager about the subcontract status
  • Assist senior staff in pricing variations – this will not just be mechanical and electrical scope
  • Cost control
  • Support the Commercial and Contract Managers with monthly project cost reports and progress reports
  • Provide provision, when required to the rest of the team on managing other subcontract lifecycles, participating in procurement, tendering, contract administration, variations and work packages management
  • Measurement of quantities
  • Preparation of monthly financial statement of anticipated Final Account detailing status of variations (budget, submitted, agreed), in conjunction with project management
  • Assist with monthly work in progress reports in conjunction with project manager
  • Managing delegated resources (e.g., budgets, equipment, and contracts) as appropriate, to ensure value for money
  • Being fully aware of and actively complying with Farrans policies and procedures relevant to your own responsibilities and to corporate policies and procedures including equality, sustainability and the environment, health and safety and data protection

Skills & Experience required

  • Minimum BSc in Quantity Surveying or equivalent
  • Previous NEC contract experience (NEC3 or NEC4 option C)
  • Demonstrable negotiation and presentation skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative, prioritise work to deadlines and pay attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management and organisation ability combined with good problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to effectively analyse and communicate complex ideas and information to a range of audiences and stakeholders.
  • Desirable – Previous experience as a Senior Quantity Surveyor on Electrical or Mechanical for projects

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