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Quantity Surveyor

Location: ABERDEEN, ABERDEENSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 40,000-50,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum
Sector: Property & Construction Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: X3-313877

REED Property & Construction are delighted to be working alongside a leading residential developer who require a Quantity Surveyor to join their team on a permanent basis.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a business who are undergoing an extremely exciting time in their history.

As well as the generous salary on offer, candidates will be offered a company car/allowance and bonus scheme.

Suitable candidates will have had similar experience in a previous role within the construction industry.


The main duties of the role will include, but not be limited to -

  • Managing the development of your portfolio of sites (usually three)
  • Commercial cost appraisals
  • Viability/feasibility analysis
  • Managing of sub-contractors, materials and goods
  • Monitoring and preparing site costs and budgets
  • Undertake build cost assessments of acquired sites
  • Maintaining a strong control of budgets throughout the life cycle of the development
  • Costing and preparation of budgets for each stage of site development
  • Reporting on costs vs. budget
  • Financial decision making based on site acquisition and development
  • Preparing of tenders
  • Procuring of sub-contractors, goods and materials
  • Close liaison with site management and sub-contractors to ensure productivity
  • Use of a construction focused procurement system


To be suitable for this role, candidates will -

  • Have a strong background in a similar role within the Construction industry
  • Be well versed in meeting tight deadlines
  • Have previous experience of looking after multiple developments at a time
  • Hold a relevant degree (desirable)



If you, or anyone you know would be interested in this role, please forward your up-to-date CV, salary expectations and notice period to jon.simpson@reedglobal.com. If applying directly by e-mail, please ensure you answer all of the qualifying questions listed below.

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