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Assistant Quantity Surveyor - Build

  • Salary: £18000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + car, pension, negotiable
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job reference: BBBH374631_1513790237

Job description

Assistant Quantity Surveyor - BLUE CHIP MAIN CONTRACTOR - Building Sector - TIER ONE CONTRACTOR - - Mobile: 07980 006 436 Landline: 0161 832 7577

The role

To assist the Quantity Surveyor in maximising planned gross margins on projects through the placement and control of contracts and subcontracts. To assist with the assessment, review and mitigation of commercial and contractual risks and the implementation of policies for risk management. To assist with the authorisation and the submission of project variations. To assist with the authorisation of the placement of contracts, subcontracts, material and plant orders. To assist with the maximisation of cash flow through the control, measurement (including quality) and valuation of work, and the invoicing of customers and payment of suppliers. To implement all the Companies policies including those for SHE and risk management. To promote the Contractors Group's values towards its customers in order to meet or exceed their expectations, and fulfil the vision of becoming the most highly respected company in the industry.

The client

One of the UK's largest contractors are recruiting. This client although extremely established are growing at a rapid rate. They looking for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor.

All applicants will be studying a relevant degree (Quantity Surveying / Commercial Management) have will have some relevant experience.

The ideal candidate will have graduated already although this is not essential. This is a highly regarded, award winning contractor.

The client recruiting have an outstanding reputation and an extremely low staff turnover.

This contractor works in the following sectors.

Education

Listed building refurbishment

New build high rise

Commercial

Industrial

The role

The chosen assistant Quantity Surveyor will be working on a build project within an established Commercial team. They will most likely be based on An Education Project. Project values will be between £15M - £35M

You will be site based with office visits. Sites are in and around the North West region. In Manchester, Liverpool and Cheshire areas. Office visits will be required, the office is in Manchester.

Duties (assisting with)

Measurement

Submitting accurate detailed payment applications

Assisting a Senior Quantity Surveyor with all general assistant Quantity Surveyor roles,

Prepare and tender documents

Report to the Senior Surveyor and Commercial manager

Identifying areas of overspend and waste

Identifying and reviewing areas of commercial risk and opportunity

Chasing payment certificates and outstanding payments

Ensuring records are made and recorded to support any variations and claims

Advise on commercial risks and opportunities within the project/s

You will have experience of working with various forms of contract such as JCT design and build

You will understand the purpose of a Cost Value Reconciliation

The candidate

As above the successful Assistant Quantity Surveyor will have:

Site experience working on building projects.

A relevant degree in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management

2+ years QS experience working for a main Building Contractor

Ambitious, driven and passionate personality

Salary

£18,000 - £30,000

Company car / car allowance (depending on experience)

Pension

Alexandra Smith at AndersElite is a specialist building, infrastructure and civil engineering Recruitment consultant based in the Manchester area.

AndersElite supply highly skilled technical and management professionals throughout the Northwest.

If you would like to discuss this role or any of my other roles, or if you require a full job spec don't hesitate to give me a ring on 07980 006 436 or 0161 832 7577 or email me at

Anderselite Ltd operates as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business.
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