Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Recruiter
AJP
Location
Northumberland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Feb 2019
Closes
16 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

SUMMARY

Our client, a leading national house builder, are looking for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to strengthen their existing team. The ideal candidate will have industry experience and there will be some site visits required. This is a permanent full-time role working Monday to Thursday 08:00 - 16:30 and Friday 08:00 - 16:00. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.

Our client is a leading energy and services company focused on three key activities: production and supply of energy, facilities management and regeneration. Their thousands of employees combine these capabilities for the benefit of individuals, businesses and communities throughout the UK & Ireland.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

Assistance in a number of key commercial tasks such as bonus payments, subcontract procurement and management, site measurement, internal and external valuations, Management of change orders, Cost Value reportage, Performance Reviews - all in accordance with the Quantity Surveyors Manual and Training Plan.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Drawing take-offs and site re-measurement.
Subcontract procurement and order placement.
Subcontract Account Management.
Operative bonus payments.
Monthly cost value reports.
Management of change orders/variation accounts.
External valuations.
Internal valuations.
General contract administration.

QUALIFICATIONS

High level of interpersonal skills (i.e. listening skills)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proficient in using Microsoft Outlook, Excel and word
QS degree

EXPERIENCE

Experience of planning, organising and prioritising workload whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy
Soft skills encompassing empathy, understanding and listening
Full valid UK driving licence