Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Position: Assistant Quantity Surveyor
Salary: £25,000-£28,000 per annum
Contract: Permanent
Location: Newark

Due to continued growth and success, our client based in Newark are seeking an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join their existing team. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate to gain some on-site technical experience and grow within a company. Our client are a construction company with a proven track record of delivering to the retail, residential and commercial sectors.

Please note: This role will be working full time, 5 days a week, however 2 days will be based in the Newark office with the remaining 3 days being site based, based around requirements of projects.

Key aspects of this role

• Work closely with the Senior QS and supporting with both sales, design and contracts teams in delivering commercial support and management including cost planning and estimating function;
• Prepare tender documents, bills of quantities and undertake tender and gap analysis;
• Measure and quantify labour, plant and materials as part of the estimating and delivery function;
• Provide commercial awareness and support to the business;
• Negotiate and procure subcontract works packages;
• Formulate project interim and final accounts both upstream and downstream;
• Assist with carrying out site surveys and scoping fit out works brief;
• work on sites regularly to re-measure and agree subcontract accounts;
• Valuing and authorising subcontract and supplier invoices;
• Cash flow and project forecasting.

Skills required:

• Excellent sales and negotiation skills;
• Good business acumen;
• Commercial awareness;
• Own initiative, ambition and enthusiasm;
• The ability to be self-motivated and work as part of a team;
• Excellent communication and people skills;
• Good planning and organisational skills;
• The ability to work calmly under pressure;
• Excellent time management;
• Good IT and Commercial Management Skills;
• Full UK driving licence.

Desired Qualifications:

Quantity Surveying HND/ HNC/ Degree

If you feel you have the experience/skills to be considered for this role and wish to apply, please contact Gemma Tullett at Select Appointments on 01522 533 778 as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Job Summary

Job Title Assistant Quantity Surveyor
Location Newark,Nottinghamshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £28k
Last Updated 03/07/2019
Reference SF45991
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