Quantity Surveyor

Perm / Staff

Job Description

Westlakes Recruit are currently recruiting for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to be engaged on a permanent basis in the Glasgow Area. Our client, a major construction/infrastructure company, are looking for experienced commercial candidates to bolster their defence division. 

As a Quantity Surveyor, your principle accountabilities are:

  • Contract requirements related to Schemes are complied with in full
  • Financial reporting related to Schemes is produced to the required standard and to the timetable as set from time to time.
  • Timely instructions are issued to the supply chain with appropriate governance having been secured.
  • The supply chain is paid in accordance with contractual arrangements.
  • Supply chain variations are effectively managed.
  • Early warnings and compensation events are produced in accordance with the requirements of the contract
  • Ensure effective control of costs in all activity
  • Liaison within the team, with other teams and the supply chain.

Who we're looking for

You will:

  • Have attained or is planning to attain a relevant construction or business degree or equivalent;
  • Have attained or is planning to attain a relevant post-degree qualification;
  • Hold a Full driving licence;
  • Be computer literate;
  • Have experience of civil engineering construction.
If you would like any further information on the role please get in touch! 


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