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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

AC/HQ00031783
£ 25000.00 - £ 35000.00 per annum

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Anthony Cox

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I like how fast paced the industry is and finding the right job for the right candidate.

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  • I take the time to listen to them
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  • I provide detailed feedback regardless of outcome

Interesting fact about me:

I have possibly the biggest nose in the office and am WELSH!

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Job Title: Assistant Quantity Surveyor      
Location: Essex      
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 + package      
Start date: ASAP           
       
The client is looking to recruit an Assistant Quantity Surveyor who will report to the Senior Quantity Surveyor. The successful post-holder will be responsible for assisting the General Manager/Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor to provide commercial expertise by working within robust procedures to support the director and operational managers.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Support the project team in all commercial matters
  • Liaise with the site teams and take the lead with contract administration, including record keeping.
  • Ensure timely submission of valuations
  • Ensure cash flow is maximised including ensuring payments are received on time
  • Ensure the accurate and timely evaluation and agreement of final quantities, revised and additional items, rates and compensation events
  • Identify additional entitlement under the contract including the monitoring of daily records
  • Delegate commercial activities to other members of the team as appropriate
  • Ensure that good records are kept in order that the full entitlement under the contract is achieved
  • Identify and realise opportunities to maximise cost/value management.
  • Assist with the preparation of accurate and timely monthly valuation reports.
  • Assist with the procurement and management of subcontract packages.
  • Assist with the internal valuations/VCR/End Life Forecasts.
  • Evaluate risks and review project risk register.
  • Assist with preparation of contractual claims.
  • Measure and assess the work undertaken and then submit detailed, accurate and timely applications
 
Key Skills and Qualifications:
  • Qualified or working towards a HND/HNC or similar in Quantity Surveying
  • Previous surveying or experience of working within a commercially focused environment
  • Must be flexible and able to work as part of a team and using own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to use a range of IT packages including Microsoft Office and bespoke packages
  • Literate and Numerate
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Willing to undertake training and development when appropriate
 
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