Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Ref: LM/SQS/GLA/1086
Sector: Admin & Secretarial
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 09 November 2018
  • Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland, Scotland
  • £45,000 - £56,000 per Annum
  • Blue Arrow Glasgow Office
  • 0141 221 0007
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Are you an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor?


Are you looking for a new challenge?


Would you like to work for a leading   



Blue Arrow Glasgow has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our clients Procurement and Commercial team based in Glasgow to develop and implement key procurement and commercial strategies across a range of major projects their business.


We are looking for an enthusiastic Senior Quantity Surveyor who will focus on providing the necessary pre and post contract quantity surveying / commercial support on a range of one off projects and programmes of work.


Key Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • You will be able to combine strong commercial acumen with well-developed interpersonal, problem-solving, communication and negotiation skills with demonstrable experience delivering large projects / programmes of work and delivering strategies and contracts by providing robust pre and post contract commercial management, which will support the project goals and objectives.
  • You will also support the delivery of departmental KPIs and objectives such as savings in total cost of ownership, value engineering and safety performance.
  • You will need to communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders and hold the ability to influence and negotiate with users outside your own sphere of responsibility.



Ideal Person

  • Highly numerate with the ability to analyse and interpret numerical data along with highly developed contract drafting and writing skills, ideally with experience gained through drafting and interpreting construction contracts.
  • Excellent IT skills including knowledge of all MS Office applications, Emptoris and Oracle purchase systems.
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines, under pressure whilst still delivering quality output and prioritise requirements where necessary.  A keen eye to detail is a must as well as the ability to work methodically through a demanding workload.
  • Working knowledge of the relevant conditions of contract, along with experience in estimating, cost and budget management, contract administration and payment and expenditure management. It would be ideal if this experience had been gained in a comparable, regulated industry however this is not essential.



Qualifications Required

  • Quantity Surveying degree or equivalent
  • Professional qualifications - MRICS desirable



In addition to a basic salary of circa £56,000 per annum depending on skills and experience, on offer is a market leading benefits package including: annual bonus, car allowance, generous holiday allowance, share plans, pension and individually tailored internal development opportunities.



This is a Full Time Permanent position working 37 hours per week, Monday - Friday, although flexible working will be considered.



If you want to work for a company who are passionate about their people and proud of their award winning customer service, please apply with your up to date CV.





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07/12/2018 09:00:00
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