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Professional Quantity Surveyor

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Salary Details:
Competitive, based on experience
25 Oct 2021
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Job Description:

Do you enjoy delivering challenging projects, working with a variety of stakeholders to deliver tangible benefits? If so, read on...

It is an excellent time to join our Edinburgh Airport Project Team, as we progress through our recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be a wealth of interesting projects for the right candidate to get stuck into. 

We are a strong, welcoming, and enthusiastic team, and are looking for a talented Professional Quantity Surveyor to join the Project Team and wider Technical Asset group.

You will play a fundamental role in Edinburgh Airport’s future success, taking responsibility for the timely delivery of commercial management to support the delivery of projects within scope, cost and quality, ensuring projects perform successfully and agreed timelines are met.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • The delivery of timely commercial management to support project delivery
  • Coordinate and provide supporting documentation to allow for business decision-making
  • Development of budgets to support capital planning at each stage in the project lifecycle
  • Assessment of outline scope in order to develop initial budgets for capital planning, providing a clearly auditable list of qualifications/assumptions to support budgets
  • Development and co-ordination of timely tender activities aligned with the needs of project schedules

  • Preparation of all tender documentation, including the co-ordination of appropriate supporting documentation to effectively manage a tender from start to end – including the preparation of a full tender evaluation

  • Preparation and coordination of contract administration
  • The timely execution of appropriate contract administration to support the successful delivery of projects
  • Delivery of timely cost management throughout the duration of the project

  • Lead effective cost management by ensuring appropriate risk management, change control, application of appropriate project controls, preparation and coordination of final accounts etc.
Qualifications and Experience:

The Ideal candidate will have the following skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Required to hold, as a minimum, a BSc Quantity Surveying
  • Newly APC qualified or working towards
  • Member Royal Institute Chartered Surveyors
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience within their discipline
  • Good attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication.
  • Great organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.

The Professional Quantity Surveyor position at Edinburgh Airport is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate looking for something a little bit different to a typical Professional Quantity Surveyor role.  At Edinburgh Airport, you get the chance to deliver meaningful and tangible change.  You will have the opportunity to walk around the terminal and the wider campus and see the difference you have helped make.

The role is based at Edinburgh Airport, but offers an element of flexible working including working from home.