Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Location Durham
Job Type Permanent
Salary £30k + benefits

Job Description

To proactively support the commercial team on the successful management and control all aspects of the commercial / financial and contractual elements of the designated projects.

Key duties:

  • To assist the QS with commercial administration and management on a number of live projects or projects at pre-construction phase
  • Sub-contract procurement and commercial management
  • Compile valuations with QS
  • Prepare internal valuations to determine accurate cost reports
  • Management and control of sub-contract accounts and variation accounts
  • Preparation of documentation and the like for valuation, procurement or commercial administration
  • To support the QS in the management the day to day cost control, monitoring and reporting
  • Develop an understanding of the designated contract, specification and pricing
  • Assist the QS with subcontractor selection and ensure the chosen subcontractor has the appropriate order and information to carry out their work
  • Assist in completing a monthly cost / valuation report and cash flow
  • Where appropriate, assist with estimates and negotiations for future projects or phases
  • Attend project and company related meetings
  • Ensure the company is neither compromise nor disadvantaged by an contractual or financial arrangement
  • Manage the costs on a project to ensure both the company and the client is fully advised of the cost situation

You will be provided with a structured path for progression and opportunity to progress your career and develop your skill set.

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