Quantity Surveyor

July 18, 2024

Job Description

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Position: Quantity Surveyor

Location: Inverness

Employment Type: Full-time, Permanent

Our client, a leading global engineering firm specialising in water sector projects, is expanding its commercial team in Scotland and is seeking a Quantity Surveyor to join them in Inverness. We welcome applicants from all levels of experience, particularly those with a background in the water industry.

As a Quantity Surveyor working on Scottish Water projects, you’ll collaborate closely with the commercial team, taking charge of managing multiple projects from tender to final account. Your role will involve providing crucial commercial support to operational teams and other stakeholders as needed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing projects from tender to final account.
  • Producing accurate project cost forecasts.
  • Managing subcontract works packages, including interim assessments and change management.
  • Handling daily commercials on projects.
  • Procurement management.
  • Interpreting and evaluating expenditure reports.
  • Preparing and issuing subcontractor documentation.
  • Assessing compensation events and issuing early warning notices.
  • Providing commercial support to operational teams and stakeholders.
  • Interacting with internal and external decision-makers.


  • Degree in Quantity Surveying or relevant discipline.
  • Experience with fast-paced, high-volume projects.
  • Proficiency in commercial management and subcontractor procurement.
  • Demonstrated experience with NEC contracts.
  • Preferably, experience in water projects.
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Professional qualifications such as MCICES or MRICS, or working towards full membership.

On offer:

  • Long-term job security with a global market leader.
  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Opportunity to contribute to meaningful carbon reduction initiatives.

Ready for your next challenge? Apply now with your CV or contact Adam Rahma at (phone number removed), quoting reference J43596, for more information.

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We value diversity and promote equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all areas of society and can discuss any reasonable adjustments to support your application.