M&E Quantity Surveyor, Jobs, Glasgow, 2257
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M&E Quantity Surveyor - Glasgow

Manufacturing and Engineering
Ref: 2257 Date Posted: Tuesday 26 Sep 2017

HR Consultancy has an opportunity for a Senior M&E Quantity Surveyor or an experienced M&E Quantity Surveyor ready to make the step up into a senior role.


The successful candidate will ensure commercial & contractual control and co-ordination of the efforts of all parties involved in the execution of a range of projects to maximise profitability and minimise risk.


Key Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure all duties are carried out in accordance with standard company HSE procedures and work instructions
  • In conjunction with the relevant Contract Management team members, be accountable for the profitability of the projects, and develop an appropriate commercial strategy for the projects.
  • Contribute to the management and maintenance of a contract cost reporting system ensuring all financial information is managed and up-to-date and tracked with budget/tender allowances, commitments and deviations highlighted and managed
  • With other members of the team, produce and provide accurate forecasts of project cost to completion and final value
  • Continually monitor projected costs to completion in line with budget
  • Ensure that necessary interface information between customers, sub-contractors and other departments is provided in a timely manner
  • Monitor cash flow and valuation plan, ensuring applications are made correctly and in a timely manner
  • Ensure contract variations are identified, valued and turned into agreed variation orders with the customer in a timely manner



Previous experience in Quantity Surveying, some of which should have been obtained within the M&E sector is required and membership of a relevant professional body and / or relevant professional qualification is desirable, such as RICS / CIOB / RIBA / ICE / CIBSE.


Essential Requirements:

  • Sound working knowledge of construction and contract law and various forms of Conditions of Contract
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of tendering and procurement processes
  • Knowledge of construction techniques on particular projects
  • Ability to apply the knowledge and principles of commercial management to construction projects
  • Working knowledge of basic plant, equipment and materials
  • Knowledge and understanding of sub-contracting principles, together with the ability to draft and administer sub contracts
  • Ability to implement procedures to quantify and cost construction works, including the use of appropriate standard methods of measurement
  • Understanding of the requirements to provide and obtain Insurance and Collateral Warranties
  • Proficiency in administration, writing, numeracy, IT and MS Office
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Enthusiasm and results focus, together with an ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Effective negotiation skills - both with internal and external customers


In return our client offers a competitive basic salary along with benefits package. 


If interested please apply with your CV along with details of salary expectations and availability / notice period.