Assistant Quantity Surveyor

  • Company:
    Search Consultancy
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 days ago
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This position for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor joins the building division of a global group. With a heritage dating back over 100 years and a strong and successful trading history the group now consists of specialist building, civil engineering and FM divisions.

The building division has a national footprint and operates from key locations throughout England and Wales. They deliver new build, refurbishment and fit-out projects across key sectors including healthcare, commercial, industrial, retail, education and mixed use developments. They work across private and public sector and have been successful on a number of Framework agreements where they have built long term strategic partnerships with clients, suppliers and across the supply chain. This has delivered significant financial success, security and a clear, long term line of sight to future growth.

This role for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor joins an established commercial team where you will undertake a full range of quantity surveying duties on a number of commercial aspects of a project, contributing to financial success. Projects are delivered through a range of contracts namely traditional, JCT and Design & Build.

Key responsibilities and requirements as an Assistant Quantity Surveyor

  • To develop commercial and technical knowledge, working closely with the commercial team
  • To develop an understanding of Pre-Contract Management and Project commercial start up procedures
  • To procure materials and off site services in an efficient manner as directed
  • To assist with subcontract procurement and in the preparation of subcontract invitations to tender and the evaluation of tender returns
  • To develop an understanding of the importance of the supply chain to deliver continuous improvement
  • To assist in the timely preparation of valuations, submissions of invoices and receipt of payment
  • To assist in the prompt preparation and settlement of final accounts
  • To contribute to the production of accurate and timely CVR reports and forecasts
  • To develop an understanding and identify risks and opportunities in projects
  • To support early value engineering activities as part of the project team, ensuring all associated costs of change are included within the evaluation
  • To develop a knowledge of programming and sequencing requirements
  • To support the preparation of all necessary subcontract notices accurately and on time
  • To prepare timely and accurate payments for authorisation
  • To assist in the prompt preparation and settlement of final accounts, including variations, claims and disputes
  • To support the project close out and archiving

This is a company committed to your development both on a professional and personal basis where your commercial skill, work ethic, attitude and results will be recognised and will lead to further career opportunity within the company

To apply for this role please send your latest CV. Or to find out more about this position and have a confidential conversation about your career please Rob Buckingham at Search Construction & Property

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.