Quantity Surveyor

£42,717 - £50,550 Per Annum

Full Time


Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

Engineering And Technical

Posted 17 days ago

Expires In 11 Days

Job Description

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor
Location: Edinburgh City Centre
Salary: £42,717 - £50,550 GBP per year
Duration: Temporary role with possibility of perm 
Hours: Full-time, 36 hours per week, Mon - Fri

Key Responsibilities:
  • Support the delivery of repairs, maintenance, and improvement construction works within agreed costs, time scales, and standards.
  • Provide accurate cost estimates, orders, and payments in compliance with contracts and procurement policies.
  • Manage technical construction financial contract management, including monitoring, audits, and reporting.
  • Provide professional support to the Facilities & Property Manager and deputize as required.
  • Support stakeholder relationships and services, contributing to continuous improvement of FM functions.
  • Undertake complex cost/benefit analysis and risk assessments for asset strategy determination.
  • Conduct option appraisals and cost estimates for repairs and maintenance, communicating findings.
  • Produce high-quality reports and written work within deadlines.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with diverse stakeholders and organizations.
  • Represent the Council at mediation and arbitration in construction matters.
  • Contribute to the development and review of policy and procedures within the specific remit.

Essential Skills/Qualifications:
  • Professional qualification such as MRICS or equivalent.
  • Degree in a relevant professional discipline and experience in a construction environment.
  • Risk management, performance monitoring, and project management skills desirable.
  • Continuing professional development in construction legislation and local government issues.
  • Ability to organize and manage workload to meet performance and quality standards.
  • Ability to make decisions impacting best value management, asset quality, and compliance.
  • Responsible for checking estimates, negotiating agreements, and managing invoices and payments.
  • Proficient in collating and managing reporting on financial commitments, compliance, and budget monitoring.
  • Effective operation in a dynamic environment, balancing customer focus and regulatory obligations.
  • Ability to work both in an office environment and on-site, often in adverse weather conditions.
  • Comfortable with occasional awkward positions and cramped conditions during site visits.

This role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the effective delivery of repairs and maintenance programs, ensuring compliance and high-quality service delivery. If you have the required skills and experience, apply now!

Ashleigh Irvine


0131 225 7531

Division 263

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