Quantity Surveyor
Farrans Construction
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, UK
34m ago

Outline of the role and project

This role will see you join our civils Scotland based Commercial Team. You will initially be connected to two projects located in the Glasgow area and longer term covering central belt Scotland One of the projects this role would be assigned to is a £29.

5million bridge construction that will re-establish a historic link between two areas.

You will manage contract administration, risk management and negotiation effectively to deliver the agreed profitability and cash projections, informing line management and seeking guidance as and when required.

As a Senior Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for

  • Communicate and liaise with System sub-contractor
  • Advising on contractual issues
  • Ensure commercial compliance of current contracts, protecting the position of the company
  • Report to Commercial Manager about the subcontract status
  • Assist senior staff in pricing variations this will not just be mechanical and electrical scope
  • Cost control
  • Support the Commercial and Contract Managers with monthly project cost reports and progress reports
  • Provide provision, when required to the rest of the team on managing other subcontract lifecycles, participating in procurement, tendering, contract administration, variations and work packages management
  • Measurement of quantities
  • Preparation of monthly financial statement of anticipated Final Account detailing status of variations (budget, submitted, agreed), in conjunction with project management
  • Assist with monthly work in progress reports in conjunction with project manager
  • Managing delegated resources (e.g., budgets, equipment, and contracts) to ensure value for money
  • What we can offer you

    Joining one the of leading construction and civil engineering contractors you will be provided with the opportunity to deliver on projects that play an important role in the everyday lives of people in the UK and Ireland.

    Our employees are at the core of everything we do, with this in mind we have our own in-house Learning & Development division who can offer you bespoke career toolkits & pathways.

    In addition to a competitive base salary, we can also offer a wide range of benefits, some of the key ones being :

  • Car allowance
  • Payment of an annual professional membership
  • Contributory pensions plan up to 6%
  • Share Scheme opportunities available
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity & Family friendly policies
  • Health Shield (Medical & Dental Cover included)
  • 34 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Your required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum BSc in Quantity Surveying or equivalent
  • Previous civils project experience preferably within roads & bridges
  • Strong NEC4 contract experience (NEC3 or NEC4 option C)
  • Demonstrable negotiation and presentation skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative, prioritise work to deadlines and pay attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and organisation ability combined with good problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to effectively analyse and communicate complex ideas and information to a range of audiences and stakeholders
  • Diversity & Inclusion

    We believe there is power in being different. Every day, our people express their unique voices and draw from their rich experiences to bring fresh ideas to our company.

    There is no question that an inclusive and diverse workforce drives innovation, and it also makes us stronger as a team.

    Therefore, we are committed to fostering inclusion and diversity in the workplace; one that welcomes people from all backgrounds.

    No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity.

    We are committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

    About Farrans

    Farrans Construction is a leading building and civil engineering contractor with over 80 years’ experience of delivering world- class projects across the UK and Ireland.

    The company, which employs more than 550 people, has offices in Belfast, London, Cambridge and Edinburgh, with further site offices connecting its regional network.

    Farrans is a sister company of Tarmac, and part of CRH plc, the world’ s leading building material s business. With over 45 live sites across the UK and Ireland, Farrans can offer you a varied career which gives you the opportunity to gain experience across a range of projects of all sizes, locations and sectors.

    Making a positive difference to the communities in which we operate is our passion and we place social responsibility at the heart of every scheme.

    We build, we transform, and we connect.

    Our people are at the core of everything we do. Our culture is one which fuels innovation, transparency, and inclusivity.

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