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Senior Quantity Surveyor

Ref: VR/01645
Up to £65 000 plus car, pension and healthcare

Deanston Cooper's client, the UK's leading supplier of district heating solutions, has a current requirement for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to work out of their Motherwell office on projects across Scotland.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for an organisation that has a real family feel to it and a well-deserved reputation in the marketplace for looking after their employees and being a great place to work. 

 As a Senior Quantity Surveyor you will work closely with the project teams to manage commercial activities across a number of projects with key responsibilities including:

  • Reviewing contract documentation upon receipt from client to ensure compatibility with the company’s tender and subsequent negotiations
  • Assessing contractual terms and conditions and negotiating amendments with the client where required by the Commercial Manager
  • Producing commercial risk register for each contract. Monitoring risk and assisting in implementation of agreed mitigation measures
  • Preparing and issuing enquiries for major plant & equipment and sub-contract packages
  • Reviewing quotations commercially and negotiating price and terms with vendors
  • Preparing and submitting applications for payment and/or Invoices, obtaining payment certificates and progressing client payments in accordance with contractual provisions.
  • Measuring, submitting and agreeing variations, loss & expense and/or compensation events in accordance with contractual provisions to facilitate prompt agreement of final accounts.
  • Monitoring on-site record keeping. Preparing and issuing notices in accordance with contractual provisions.
  • Preparing and submitting monthly cost value reconciliations and cash/ spend profiles.
  • Attending contract review meetings.
  • Measuring, certifying and agreeing sub-contractors interim valuations and final accounts.
  • Preparing and issuing contractual notices to sub-contractors.
  • Assisting the Finance Department in securing payment of invoices and/or applications for payment

Applications for the role of Senior Quantity Surveyor are welcome from candidates:

  • Qualified to a minimum level of HND Quantity Surveying
  • Previous experience of the M&E, Energy, Power or Renewable Energy sectors 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills