Robertson

Senior Quantity Surveyor

UK-Stirling
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-2567
# of Openings
1
Category
Commercial & Quantity Surveying

Overview

Robertson is one of the largest independently owned construction, infrastructure and support services companies in the UK. We have reached our 50th year of trading in better shape than ever, with a strong confirmed order book, diverse income streams and a dedicated, expert workforce.

 

Covering the entire built environment lifecycle, we operate throughout the UK, with offices across Scotland and the North and Midlands of England. Robertson comprises 21 businesses, directly employing over 2000 people. A strong entrepreneurial culture – built on the foundations of innovation, productivity and sustainability – permeates the group. Although we encompass a variety of separate businesses and capabilities, we are one group with a common goal: working together to transform communities.

 

This role will be working for  Robertson Partnership Homes based in Stirling, Fife or Tayside.

Your new role

  • 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

What's in it for me

Essential:

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

Desirable:

  • 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

The working hours for this role are 38.75 hours per week

 

Robertson Group is an equal opportunities employer

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed