Assistant Quantity Surveyor

The Assistant Quantity Surveyor role primarily consists of supporting Quantity Surveyors on all commercial and financial aspects of construction projects. It also involves supporting Project Managers and Building Surveyors to allow projects to be delivered safely, on time and to budget whilst ensuring high levels of client satisfaction. The ideal candidate will have experience delivering projects in at least one of our key sectors: higher education, healthcare, residential, commercial or blue light.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring projects cost’s and progress in relation to the programme
  • Project measurements using Cost-X and BIM
  • Assist with the production of bill of quantities
  • Assist with the production of cash flows
  • Assist with the production of feasibility studies, estimations, and cost plan’s including life cycle cost plans
  • Contribute towards benchmarking and the creation of data bases
  • Evaluation of changes
  • Apply risk, value management and cost control mechanisms
  • Assisting the preparation of tender documentation, tender evaluations, and tender recommendations
  • Assisting with the completion of contract documents
  • Attend site visits
  • Interim and final assessment of valuations
  • Financial monitoring and associated reporting
  • Attend meetings with clients and other consultants
  • Evaluation of post contract works
  • Assisting the negotiation of final accounts
  • Support dispute resolution and claims
  • Carry out checks on other colleagues’ work
  • Always take personal responsibility for the health and safety of yourself and others by working within the Health and Safety policy and procedures
  • Any other duties as reasonably required of the role.

Person Specification:

  • Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or equivalent, or working towards a degree within an apprenticeship program
  • A desire to work towards RICS status
  • Experience of working within the construction industry and commercial awareness of the construction process
  • Good technical grounding in all main areas of cost management
  • Good knowledge and understanding of value engineering
  • A client-centric outlook, with an ambition to deliver projects meeting client objectives cost effectively
  • Experience of using a wide range of Microsoft Office packages and experience in using industry standard processes and systems
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize workload
  • Self-motivated
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to build relationships quickly
  • Attention to detail and highly organized
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Work well both individually as well as part of a team
  • Ability and willingness to network with others in the industry.

If you have any questions about this role or would like to submit your CV for consideration, then please contact Laura Noel