Graduate / Assistant Quantity Surveyor

  • Department: Commercial
  • Reports to: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Main Purpose of the Job

To complement and strengthen our existing team, we are looking for a Graduate Quantity Surveyor to join our Commercial Department in Coatbridge, Glasgow.

Working in a busy team, you will assist our Scotland Site Investigation/ Grouting business by providing commercial support to ensure that contractual entitlement is recovered, manage risks and opportunities, and ensure that projects are forecasted and reported accurately.

Key Tasks

•Preparing Cost/ Value flow forecasts for projects in liaison with Operations including assessment of risks and opportunities
•Preparing, submitting and negotiating interim and final accounts including cash collection to maximise cashflow
•Assist in preparation of internal monthly accounts including comparisons to budgets/ reforecasts
•Client liaison/ attendance at meetings
•Commercial and operational support to ensure contractual notices are complied with
•Close working relationship with Operations to ensure early identification and resolution of commercial/ performance issues
•Dispute Resolution including identification and preparation of variations and claims
•Assist in monitoring and maintenance of programmes with Operations
•Ensuring adequate records are kept
•Procurement, payment and management of subcontractors


Knowledge and Experience required

•The successful candidate will have either a relevant degree in Quantity Surveying or another relevant qualification with a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience.
•Experience as a Quantity Surveyor in Site Investigation/ Grouting would be an advantage.
•A working knowledge of various forms of contract, incl ICC, NEC, and ICE
•Negotiation skills/ influencing skills
•Commercial awareness
•Good communicator and team player
•Strong IT skills including Accounts Systems

Physical Working Environment

The role is office based in Leeds, but travel is required to visit sites.

In return we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as knowledge development and support.

How to Apply

Applicants should have the right to live and work in the UK.

If you are interested please click here to download the application form, and send it, along with your CV to:

HR Department
Henderson House, Langley Place, Higgins Lane, Burscough, Lancs L40 8JS.

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