Senior QS

£60000 - £70000 per annum Benefits DOE

Job description

We have a current opportunity for a Senior QS on a permanent basis. The position will be based in Perthshire. For further information about this position please apply.

Are you interested in Senior Quantity Surveying, or Project Quantity Surveying jobs within the construction industry located in Perthshire? You will have the opportunity to be working for a Scottish based Main Contractor who are hiring a Senior / Project Quantity Surveyor on a permanent basis for work on a large project consisting of design & build, turnkey and redevelopment of existing buildings. This is a fantastic role for a Senior Surveyor to be involved in a high-profile unique project. The Project will be based in Perthshire. Apply today!

Job Title: Senior / Project Quantity Surveyor

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Perthshire

Industry: Construction

The organisation

In this Senior Quantity Surveying opportunity in Perthshire, you will join a company who has an excellent reputation for delivering the very best to their customers. Health and Safety is of the most importance to them, and they strive to build positive and lasting relationships within the communities they serve. This is reflected in the work they have done, and repeated commitment they have had over the last sixty years. This business has ambition for growth giving you excellent career progression opportunities for anyone joining them.

Key responsibilities

In this Senior Quantity Surveyor / Project Surveyor job role, you will report to the Commercial Manager. You will join a team of Contract Surveyors managing commercial aspects of the projects. You will control and manage costs, identify opportunities for increasing profit margins and promote the core values of the business.

Duties will include:

  • To undertake the day-to-day commercial/surveying activities of allocated projects.
  • Continuous liaison with the Project Manager to ensure understanding of commercial matters relating to the project and support successful operational delivery.
  • Development of project cost plans and working closely with the design team and operational colleagues through the pre-construction process.
  • Procurement of subcontract work packages, issuing detailed tender reports in advance of subcontractor appointments.
  • Measuring and valuing works carried out on site.
  • Formulation of Monthly Valuations, Commercial reporting, the identification and valuation of variations and the control of expenditure.
  • Recognise health and safety, risk and margin when carrying out all works
  • Ensure adherence to Sub-Contracts and assist with sub-contractor payments.

Skills & experience

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent
  • Strong IT skills.
  • Numerate and accurate in your work.
  • Effective written and verbal communication.
  • Preferably have at least 5 years construction experience in a Contracting QS role.


An attractive package is on offer dependent on experience. Benefits include £/attractive salary, generous holidays, company car allowance, and excellent contributory Pension Scheme. Hours of work are 8am to 5pm.

If you are interested in the position of Senior Quantity Surveyor / Project Quantity Surveyor in Perthshire, 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.


Louise Rees
Senior Manager
Property & Construction Team
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