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Assistant Quantity Surveyor - Housing

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Job Description

Job Title: Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Up to £35,000

The Client

Our client is an award-winning family-owned housebuilder and developer building the highest quality specification housing, and they are looking for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor with House Building experience to join their team.

This is an excellent opportunity for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join a team where progression is offered within the first 12 months. The Role The principal purpose of the role is to provide support to the Senior Quantity Surveyor for effective commercial management and control of projects and to administer these in line with the applicable contract terms/statutory legislation.

After an initial 12 months as an Assistant Quantity Surveyor, this role will become more senior and lead to Quantity Surveyor managing own projects.

Key Responsibilities

Assisting the Senior Quantity Surveyor:

* Management of projects to ensure they are completed within budget
* Create systems and processes, allowing effective measurement of commercial performance
* Provide accurate, real-time commercial reports (Cost Value Reconciliations) and final forecasts
* Take off and create bills of quantities, and produce tender documentation for subcontract, materials, and plant enquiries
* Carry out tender analysis, procurement, account management and payment of subcontractors
* Carry out tender analysis, procurement and account management of materials and plant
* Attend and provide cost input at design team meetings and agree on strategies to deliver the project
* Value engineer projects and suggest delivery solutions to ensure cost-effective project delivery

Provide financial information to the team as required to assist in financial planning

Skills, Qualifications and Experience

* QS degree or equivalent
* Understanding of quantity surveying in the house building industry
* Understanding of financial reporting, contractual terms, conditions and statutory requirements
* Good analytical skills and the ability to apply common sense in all situations
* Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
* Customer and delivery focused

The ideal candidate will have experience in the house building industry.

They must be highly organised, familiar with coordinating multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive on working to deadlines.

Excellent communications skills, proficiency with IT and high attention to detail, are qualities they will possess,

in addition to being self-motivated, professional, positive and a team player.

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