About the role

Amazing infrastructure isnt the only thing that gets built here. Incredible careers do too. Join our Regional Scotland team as a Senior Quantity Surveyor on the NHS Ayrshire & Arran Community Hospital Project and you can build something to be proud of.

Role Purpose:

  • To ensure commercial & contractual control and co-ordination of the efforts of all parties involved in the execution of a range of specified projects
  • To manage a small team of quantity surveyors on a single large project or across a number of projects, depending upon location and work type
  • Typically they will be a Chartered Member of the RICS, ICES or CIOB;
  • Have experience of managing a small team of less experienced commercial staff as well as mentoring others on their journey to becoming professionally qualified.

What you'll be doing

As a Senior Quantity Surveyor you will involve:

  • Ordering information and systematically checks data;
  • Preparing Activity Schedules, Resource Schedules & analyses tender documents.
  • Critically appraises, estimates and negotiates the above with 3rd parties
  • Monitoring subcontract activities, measure and respond appropriately;
  • Analysing the commercial progress and report to senior project staff;
  • Undertaking constructability analyses using construction programmes;
  • Preparing procurement programme and helps develop the strategy.
  • Analysing rates & prices, agreement of variations and or compensation events as required'
  • Preparing, submitting and negotiating claims when required;
  • Preparing Internal reports, commercial progress and financial reconciliation.
  • Managing HR/People aspects for direct and indirect reports (PDRs etc);

Who we're looking for

The following qualifications are essential:

  • BSc or MSc in Quantity Surveying or experience equivalent
  • Membership of RICS, ICES or CIOB (or working towards)

The following qualities/experience are desirable:

  • Excellent communication
  • Teamwork / Role Model
  • Leadership
  • Achievement Focus (Achieving Results)
  • Business and Customer Awareness
  • Applies organisational aims & objectives
  • Identifies with the customer needs
  • Recognises opportunities & threats

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.
Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering). Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the workingmums.co.uk Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.
Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

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