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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Assistant Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Durham
Industry:
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: IC01982
Job Published: July 25, 2018 11:56

Job Description

JOB PURPOSE
Assisting in the management of the supply chain and project costs relating to construction projects to ensure overall financial success of a project.

RESPONSIBILITIES
To ensure the full and proper implementation of the Company’s Procedures;
To assist senior staff in the issue and management of records and documentation relating to contract accounts;
To assist in the prompt and regular submission of main contract payment applications and subsequent cash collection together with the preparation of sub-contractor payments;
To assist in the preparation of draft sub-contracts to the level of responsibility delegated by the individuals supervisor;
To assist in the monitoring of sub-contractor performance in consultation with senior staff (where delegated authority so requires);
To assist senior staff in pricing variations;
To assist senior staff in design cost control/value engineering;
To assist senior staff in the compilation of data to monitor individual contract performance on a monthly and quarterly basis;
To apply a neat and accurate approach in all day to day activities and to strive to enhance one’s own professional capability;
To be aware of business continuity processes via Line Manager;
Any other duties relevant to the role.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Construction related degree (or working towards preferably Quantity Surveying);
Proficient in the use of MS packages e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project (desirable);
Experience of working in a construction environment;
Experience of working on Framework projects would be an advantage;
Experience of working for a large contractor (desirable);
Practical and logical qualities and a methodical way of thinking;
A creative and innovative approach to problem-solving;
Ability to take off quantities in accordance with standard methods of measurement;
Ability to write clear and precise reports and to relate complex information simply to a diverse range of people;
Strong numeric and financial management skills with an ability to learn sophisticated design and costing IT packages (desirable).
PERSON
Enthusiasm to learn and develop;
Ability to work in a multi-functional and dynamic team environment;
Above attributes are ESSENTIAL.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Interserve's vision is to redefine the future for people and places. We are one of the world's foremost support services and construction companies, operating in the public and private sectors in the UK and internationally. We offer advice, design, construction, equipment, facilities management and front-line public services. Interserve is based in the UK and is listed in the FTSE 250 index. We have gross revenue of £3.62 billion and a workforce of 80,000 people worldwide.

We are an Investors in Diversity accredited Company & committed to equal opportunities for all.

We are looking for an experienced Assistant Quantity Surveyor to work from our regional building office in Stockton. This role is offered on a full time and permanent basis. In return we are offering a competitive salary, plus company car/allowance, flexible benefits, 26 days annual leave entitlement, share plans, company pension and private medical insurance.

As part of our recruitment process all job offers are subject to a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check.

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