Senior Quantity Surveyor

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Job description

We have a current opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveyor on a contract basis. The position will be based in Dundee for a minimum of 6 months work. For further information about this position please apply.

Are you interested in Senior Quantity Surveyor, or SQS jobs within the construction industry located in Central Scotland or the Tayside area of Scotland? You will have the opportunity to be working for high end house builder who are well known across the UK.

Housing contractor is looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their team for a minimum of 6 months contract - apply today!

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Type: Contract

Location: Dundee or Edinburgh (2 positions are available)

Industry: Construction

The organisation

In this Quantity Surveyors job opportunity in Edinburgh or Dundee, you will have an excellent opportunity to join a housing business within a larger family-owned group, who are widely known and recognised across the UK. They have a great reputation for their innovated design and value. Having been established for several years, building affordable housing that will suit everyone from the first-time buyers right the way through to customers looking to downsize. Offering fantastic value for money and very proud to be named as Scottish House Builder of the year for the last two years.


In this Senior Quantity Surveyors job role, your responsibilities may include:

Awarding Sub-Contract agreements with Sub-Contracts, currently maximising profit via price betterment/Main Contractor discounts

Attending, contributing to, and minuting Project Team Meetings

Attend and contributing to Client site meetings

Preparing Interim Valuations with Client's Surveyor and agreeing amounts for payment

Paying Sub-Contractors appropriate monthly payments and informing of variations (when relevant)

Re-measuring work using site measurement, measurement from drawings, information from Site Agents/Bonus Department.

Provision of cost advice to Design Consultants

Reporting to Commercial Manager on job performance via cost/value comparisons

Preparing Cash Flow Forecasts & Surveying Reports

Pricing insurance claims

Agreeing Sub-Contractor Final Accounts

Agreeing Contract Final Account with Client's Surveyors

Ensuring that retention monies/additional monies are released, and correspondence is documented

Skills & experience

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying, or equivalent
  • CSCS card (desired)
  • IT literacy including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Email
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic Health & Safety skills
  • Budget compilation and management
  • Analytic & problem-solving skills
  • Ability to chair meetings
  • Negotiating skills
  • Objective setting


You will have the opportunity to work with a leading developer who has an excellent reputation in Scotland and across the UK. This is for a 6-month contract as the project is in its final stage of handover. We require a level of experience that will take the project to a close. Excellent rates are available and an immediate start.

If you are interested in the position of Senior Quantity Surveyor in Central Scotland, 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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