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Job Ref:  204781944
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Inverness
Post Code:  IV2
Salary:  £30000 - £40000/annum
13/10/2016 03:18

Quantity Surveyor

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Commercial Manager

DEPARTMENT: Commercial


To support the commercial team with regards to commercial performance, resource and stakeholder management.


• Experience in commercial management of self-delivery resources (labour, plant and materials)
• Experience in commercial management and procurement of subcontractors, including chairing regular meetings, measurement and control cycle, certificates and accrual calculations
• Able to demonstrate a good knowledge of monthly reporting and earned value analysis
• Ability to meet deadlines without compromising on quality
• Generates good working relationships with Clients and Consultants to foster repeat business
• Operate the systems necessary to manage the contract effectively
• Ensure compliance with all contractual requirements
• Provide support to the site team on contract requirements
• Work closely with buyer and others to ensure best value subcontract packages are secured
• Production of cost value reconciliation reports and forecast cash recovery and ensure both are kept in line with target
• Ensure applications for payment and invoices are completed and submitted to ensure payment is
made to terms and within work in progress (WIP) and cash targets

• Manage subcontractor accounts including preparation of subcontracts and payments
• Liaise with the customer, customer representatives and other third parties on commercial issues, including agreement of variations, claims and additional payments
• Carry out monthly project cost and value reviews and assist accurate and timely cost allocation
• Carryout detailed project cost to completions from start to end of project
• Financial closure of projects ensuring all costs and value are allocated in correct systems in a timely and consistent manner
• All other duties as may be assigned


All employees have a duty under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 to:

Take reasonable care for your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by what you do or do not do;
Co-operate with your employer on health and safety matters;
Correctly use work items provided by your employer, including personal protective equipment, in accordance with training and instructions; and
Not to interfere with or misuse anything provided for your health and safety or welfare
Daviot Group requires that all employees participate actively in ALL SHEQ activities and promote safe systems and practices as an integrated management approach to business.



HND/BSC in Quantity Surveying


RICS or willing to become member of RICS

Valid UK driving licence


Ability to deliver multiple small to medium sized projects and possess the organisational skills required to do so to demanding deadlines

Experience in encouraging team work

Knowledge & Skills

Knowledge of conditions of contract including NEC and JCT forms

Knowledge of variety of civil engineering methods

Previous experience with SAGE or similar accounting package

Personal Qualities

Ability to quickly build strong working relationships with people at all levels

Effective communication skills

Effective leadership and teambuilding skills

Other Circumstances

Willing to adapt and learn new skills

Prepared to travel and work at various sites


As identified and agreed through the formal competency and performance appraisal process
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