Well Established Edinburgh builder developer with excellent reputation seeks experienced QS to join team.
Your new company
Established for well over 50 years this company are a pillar of the Edinburgh Construction market with a strong footprint across commercial , residential and industrial construction markets. Operating as both a developer and contractor our client have a sustainable business model built on repeat business , strong client relationships and an excellent employee proposition. A requirement for an experienced quantity surveyor has arisen and our client are actively seeking applicants from experienced QS's looking to base themselves with a local Edinburgh based contractor.
Your new role
As Project QS you will be responsible for the commercial delivery of a construction project in the range of £1million to 20million. You will be responsible for managing subcontractors , communicating with and updating project stakeholders such as clients and consultancies and reporting on project progress to your construction director and managing director,
Our client expect their QS team to operate in partnership with the Site Manager to deliver the project and you will be given a large degree of responsibility and autonomy to get the project complete. You will be expected to take on project management duties such as programme management , client management and communication and design management duties as they arise. Our client have a large team of internal tradespeople so your time will be spent more on managing the project than on managing a large team of subcontractors.
What you'll need to succeed
Our client operate a really successful business model and with both a contracting arm and development arm can offer their staff members a really positive work environment. The ideal candidate has worked for a main contractor for several years and has experience across commercial or residential projects. You will have had exposure to all duties of managing a project as a QS and have the capability to run a project on your own with limited support from your direct manager. You will have an interest in working for a builder developer and doing something a bit different. Our client have a strong degree of staff retention and are a fantastic employer who offer value their staff. This a fantastic role for a mature QS who is looking for something a bit different than the usual main contractor grindstone and an opportunity for you to settle into a role for the next 5 to 10 years.
What you'll get in return
Our client reward their key staff well and will pay a competitive package to the right candidate. This is an immediate requirement for the right candidate.
What you need to do now
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