Senior Quantity Surveyor

The opportunity

Due to the company’s continuing growth, we require a Senior Quantity Surveyor to strengthen the existing Commercial Team.

  • location
    Location Scotland
  • salary
    Salary Competitive depending upon experience

About the role

As a result of successful company growth, we are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our commercial team supporting projects across the Scotland region. Our commercial team interact with all departments to ensure our projects are delivered on time and to budget. As a Senior Quantity Surveyor at Vital Energi you will work closely with our project teams to manage key commercial activities.

Key responsibilities

  • Review of contract documentation upon receipt from client to ensure compatibility with the company’s tender and subsequent negotiations
  • Assessment of contractual terms and conditions and negotiate amendments with the client where required by the Commercial Manager
  • Producing commercial risk register for each contract. Monitor risk and assist in implementation of agreed mitigation measures
  • Prepare and issue enquiries for major plant & equipment and sub-contract packages
  • Review of quotations commercially and negotiation of price and terms with vendors
  • Prepare and submit applications for payment and/or Invoices, obtain payment certificates and progress client payments in accordance with contractual provisions.
  • Measure, submit and agree variations, loss & expense and/or compensation events in accordance with contractual provisions to facilitate prompt agreement of final accounts.
  • Monitor on-site record keeping. Prepare and issue notices in accordance with contractual provisions.
  • Prepare and submit monthly cost value reconciliations and cash/ spend profiles.
  • Attending contract review meetings.
  • Measure, certify and agree sub-contractors interim valuations and final accounts.
  • Preparing and issuing contractual notices to sub-contractors.
  • Assisting the Finance Department in securing payment of invoices and/or applications for payment

What you will need


  • salary
    Competetive Salary (depending upon experience)
  • pension
    Contributory Company Pension Scheme
  • insurance
    Non-contributory death-in-service insurance
  • holiday
    33 Days Holiday including BH
  • flexible working hours
    Company car allowance
  • location
    Discounted gym membership across the UK
  • people
    Employee Assistance Programme 
V Template Careers HR Overlay (1)

Submit your CV

If you're interested in this position, please email your CV to our HR department using the button below.

Submit CV

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Vital Energi Utilities Ltd is not accepting unsolicited CVs from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. CVs submitted to any Vital Energi Utilities Ltd employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Vital Energi Utilities Ltd. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.

Applications will be processed within 28 days of receipt. If you have not heard from us within this time period it will mean that your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful. Thanks you for your interest in Vital Energi.

The company is opposed to all forms of discrimination and will select for employment, training and promotion on the basis of suitability for the job and/ or merit. It is company policy that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment than another on the grounds of sex, race, colour, age, ethnic or national origins, political affiliations, religious beliefs, marital status, physical disability or is disadvantaged by unjustifiable conditions or requirements.

Only applicants who are legally entitled to work in the UK and are currently resident in the UK are invited to apply.