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Quantity Surveyor

£45000 - £55000 per annum Benefits
Work from Home

Job description

We have a current opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor on a permanent basis. The position will be based in Aberdeen. For further information about this position, please apply.

Are you interested in Quantity Surveying, or QS jobs within the construction industry located in Aberdeen / Aberdeenshire? You will have the opportunity to work for a traditional Scottish contractor who is hiring a Quantity Surveyor on a permanent basis to work on projects such as residential, single homes, renovations, steading conversions and smaller commercial projects. Values range from £25k to £3m. Apply today!

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Aberdeen

Industry: Construction

The organisation

This organisation has been delivering across the northeast of Scotland for over twenty years. The company's annual turnover exceeds £10 million, and over the next five years, it is anticipated that this will rise due to available market share. The organisation possesses a highly esteemed reputation, especially in the Aberdeenshire area. The company is on a trajectory of growth, and as they expand, more procedures and upgrades will need to be implemented to guarantee that it can maximise income by cutting down on unnecessary risk and increasing efficiency. Commercial and surveying abilities will enable the business to meet these goals and provide their clients with high-quality, reasonably priced homes.

Purpose of Job Role

To fulfil the residential projects' commercial requirements while maintaining quality standards and optimising commercial position. helping to create the project budget, followed by accountability for staying within the agreed-upon budget in terms of cash forecasting, acquiring essential materials or subcontractors, submitting monthly cost reports, and producing any necessary modifications. The administration of subcontractors will comprise appointments, appraisals, payments, and tenders. helping with tender support when needed for supply chain and in-house trades.

Help the commercial manager create accounting procedures for the business that are appropriate for an expanding company.



  • Interpret the construction budget set, arranging for and appointing subcontractors accordingly.
  • Setting up systems to implement the budget.
  • Negotiate with Sub-contractors and suppliers as required.


  • Appoint sub-contractors in the appropriate forms of contract or domestic sub-contract.
  • Cash flow forecasting.
  • Prepare/review variation accounts during the works.
  • Ensuring accurate job costing/coding
  • Valuation of works monthly for basic CVR purposes.
  • Final account agreements.


  • Procuring appropriate sub-contractors, labour only, or key materials.

Skills & experience

Construction related qualification to a minimum of HNC, preference for a BSc in related discipline i.e. Quantity Surveying or Construction, Design & Management.

Previous experience in similar role within a construction or housebuilding business.

Understanding of cost reporting and forecasting.

IT and Process Literacy. Where Estimating/Surveying/Accounting software experience would be advantageous.

Excellent communication and working within a team environment.


£/attractive salary, this company has a flexible benefits package, including generous holidays, company car or allowance, Pension Scheme and offers flexible working hours.

If you are interested in the position of Quantity Surveyor in Aberdeen, please apply with your up-to-date CV. No cover letter is required.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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