Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

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    Construction, Trades & Labour

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  • Salary:

    £40k - 45k per year + Package

  • Contact:

    Aaron Battrawden

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Position: Assistant Quantity Surveyor 

Sector: Social Housing Voids and Repairs

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000

Location: West London and Working from Home

My client, a leading asset management company that provides a range of property services to the private, public and not-for-profit sectors across London and the South East are on the lookout for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join the growing team.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To provide support and assistance towards the financial management of the joint venture maintenance contract, ensuring that financial targets are achieved.
  • To assist in the preparation of monthly CVR’s by work stream demonstrating the commercial and financial position of the contract
  • To provide an effective interface with the clients, Partnering management, consultants, and suppliers.
  • To Validate and approve subcontractor quotations to ensure value for money is achieved
  • To Agree subcontractor valuations and payments.
  • To collate, submit and agree applications/payment with the client.
  • To analyse and review commercial and operational data to help the business make informed & strategical decisions to achieve optimal profitability.
  • To ensure that cost information is collated monthly, and the necessary risk and opportunity are accounted for.
  • Ensure that the contract is properly informed as to the commercial and financial position so it can best make business decisions.

Experience and skills 

  • Minimum of three years’ experience working in the social housing sector across some of the following- responsive repairs, voids, planned and cyclical works
  • Experience surveying, pricing and validating subcontractor quotes
  • Experience measuring works, generating and agreeing applications
  • Educated to degree level, preferably a recognised quantity surveying qualification at HND
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal are necessary
  • IT skills including advanced Excel, Microsoft Project and Word are essential
  • A practical and logical mind and a methodical way of thinking
  • A creative and innovative approach to problem solving
  • Strong numeracy and financial management skills
  • Negotiation and teamwork skills
  • The ability to motivate and lead those on site
  • Detailed knowledge of past and current building and construction technology, processes & materials

If this opportunity excites you or you want to find out more information about other roles then please do not hesitate to get in touch with aaron.battrawden@buildrec.com

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