• Construction - Senior Quantity Surveyor

    Job Locations UK-Highlands & Islands
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    Commercial & Quantity Surveying
  • Overview

    At Robertson, we build much more than just ground-breaking infrastructure. We build brilliant communities, we build forward-thinking businesses, and we build the kind of amazing, career-transforming futures that our people look forward to every day.


    Were one of the UKs largest, independently owned construction, infrastructure and support services companies and were still growing fast. The way we work is innovative and transformative, our people are passionate and knowledgeable, our culture is warm, friendly and family-driven, and with over 50 years experience of our industry, our clients trust us to deliver everything we promise.


    This role will be working for Robertson Northern based in Elgin or Inverness

    Your new role

    When it comes to your career, we deliver everything we promise to.


    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 equivelant
    • 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

    What's in it for me

    We also look after our people just as much as we look after our clients, and you’ll discover dedicated training teams to help keep you up to speed, together with a huge range of personal development programmes. We also look after our people just as much as we look after our clients, and you’ll discover dedicated training teams to help keep you up to speed, together with a huge range of personal development programmes.


    And on top of a competitive salary and pension, you’ll be able to make the most of a great benefits package, and local team based rewards depending on your role and where you’re based.


    Ready to #TransformYourCareer? Apply now!


    Company: Robertson Group

    Location: Eling or Inverness 


    The working hours for this role are 38.75 hours per week


    Robertson Group is an equal opportunities employer


    A full job description can be provided up on request


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