Senior Quantity Surveyor - Glasgow

We’re looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our SCAPE team in Glasgow.


Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, Hybrid working available


Contract: Full Time, Permanent


The Senior Quantity Surveyor  role will be aligned with our Regional Scottish business and will sit within the team committed to delivering the SCAPE Framework, this means that the Senior Quantity Surveyor will be involved in a wide range if projects that can range in value from £1M – £10M , being exposed to both pre construction and delivery phase commercial management.  Initially aligned with a large overcladd project in Edinburgh the Senior Quantity Surveyor will play a key role in the team offering commercial subject matter expertise to the operations manager. 


What will you be responsible for?


  • Ensuring the contractual control and cost management of projects across a wide range of sectors – healthcare, education, social housing, blue light etc
  • Exposure to the full project lifecycle with involvement across pre-construction through to project delivery.
  • Managing the commercial aspects of subcontract accounts from procurement to interim and final account agreement and be involved with the final account negotiation to ensure the best possible outcome.
  • Assessing contract risk and work with the delivery team to develop and manage mitigation plans.
  • Offering commercial expertise from tender to completion on projects


What are we looking for?


This role Senior Quantity Surveyor (SCAPE) is great if you:

  • Have experience of both JCT and NEC contract conditions.
  • Can demonstrate having managed multiple concurrent projects commercially
  • Are degree qualified within a relevant discipline and be able to evidence your commercial and contractual understanding of construction projects.
  • Have experience operating within the Main Contracting environment in the commercial function.
  • Have Experience of or the aptitude to work on schemes valued between £1m – £12m as the commercial lead.

We’re all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferrable skills are always welcome! So, even if you don’t tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat.


Rewards and benefits
We’re proud to be able to offer our brilliant people a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. You can see more information of benefits here.


Diversity and inclusion
Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We’re proud of the steps we’ve taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier’s diversity and inclusion initiatives and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies. You can see our D&I action plan here.


We look forward to seeing your application to join the #constructionrevolution #joinkier


Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.

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