Posted on: 21/02/2018

Job type: Temporary/Contract

Sector: Public Sector

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Client Side - East of Scotland

Hudson has been retained by a public sector organisation to source a highly motivated Chartered (MRICS) Quantity Surveyor  with project management capability.for a 12 month contract based in the Edinburgh area.

The candidate must be able to fit into a small professional team and able to cope with a varied/diverse range of duties and projects ranging from small refurbishments and demolitions through to multi million pound projects, working with both in house and external professionals. The candidate must have the experience and capability to work on projects through from inception to completion.

  • To provide QS input into the client’s new social housing projects as part of a small team working in support of the housing project manager with the possible opportunity to project manager/client project officer/Employer’s Agent for some of the individual housing build contracts within the housing projects
  • Assisting the Capital Contracts Manager in preparation and production of monthly cost reports.
  • Involvement in the client’s multimillion pound  new housing programme
  • Managing budgets, variations and sign off processes
  • Developing current housing site information for tender including SI’s
  • Working with colleagues to develop the procurement strategy and project programme development
  • Preparation of all tender documentation including where applicable preparation of bills of quantities (experience with Vector billing software beneficial but not essential)/issuing tenders/managing answering tender queries/tender evaluation and reporting in line with client’s procedures and procurement legislation.
  • Acting as QS support to housing team/Employer’s Agents on design & build projects through pre-construction to completion
  • Where available to do so, assist other siloed Educational projects Project Manager on a variety of new education projects – at varying stages of development – from Feasibility stage to on site
  • Assist the Capital Contracts Manager in the day to day running of projects for the Construction department
  • Managing the production of Feasibility studies for future projects – procuring external consultants or utilising internal resources as necessary

For more details, please contact Roddy McCallum on 0141 227 9112 or

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Roddy McCallum
+44 141 227 9112
130 St Vincent Street
G2 5HF Glasgow
United Kingdom

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