Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Location: London, England Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Sector: Construction Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Max Noddings

Assistant Quantity Surveyor
Central London

Assistant Quantity Surveyor needed for a rapidly developing property construction organisation based in Central London who are looking to employ an Assistant Quantity Surveyor with an interest in assisting with the construction process of apartments, houses and maisonettes. The opportunities for growth in this role are huge, as the successful applicant will be the sole current Assistant Quantity Surveyor, so it's a great opportunity to really make your mark!

The successful Assistant Quantity Surveyor will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:
* Salary: £35,000 - £40,000
* Pension Plan
* Huge Career Progression Prospects

What the role entails:
* Ensure that the clients SHEQ standards, operating processes and company policies are understood, implemented and adhered to at all times and that, as far as is reasonably practicable, legislative requirements are complied with
* Learn and understand the client's ways of working, ensuring that the processes are complied with and adopted into your daily disciplines.
* Act in a professional manner in everything you do such that the Company's reputation is enhanced
* Prepare and issue subcontract enquiries or trade packages including taking off quantities from drawings
* Carry out analysis, assessment and comparison of subcontractors' quotations for simple trades
* Draft subcontract orders for approval by line manager
* Assist in the evaluation of C.V.I's and contract Instructions
* Assist in preparation of monthly valuation
* Evaluate materials on site
* Ensure that any agreements with client representatives are documented
* Site Measurement of different trades
* Prepare the evaluation of monthly payment applications for simple trades
* Payment to Subcontractors on the finance system
* Preparing details for subcontractors Final Accounts
* Ensure that any agreement of variations with supply chain is documented
* Competent use of Company cost system
* Prepare supporting information for the monthly CVR
* Assist in the preparation of cashflow forecasts
* Ensure profit plans are understood for each scheme
* File and distribute documents and drawings
* Working closely with members of the site team to ensure that all instructions are collated
* Ensure that you do not commit the business to binding agreements with either clients or sub-contractors without the express permission/authority of your line manager
* Under supervision support in the collation of relevant documentation relating to insurance claims.
* Maintain and continuously improve commercial/legal/contractual awareness
* Ensure that the United Way of working and the processes incorporated therein are complied with and adopted into your daily disciplines
* Co-operate and work in partnership with the project team to ensure consistent delivery of successful projects in order to support the achievement of United Living business objectives and to deliver target margins
* Involvement in community engagement activities within and outside normal working hours

What you need to be the successful Assistant Quantity Surveyor:
In order to be the successful Assistant Quantity Surveyor and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:
* Good GCSEs at Grade C or above to include Maths and English
* Studying towards HNC, HND or BSC in Quantity Surveying or similar commercial related course
* Proficient in Microsoft office particularly Excel and keen to extend knowledge on software packages
* Numerate to high standard, able to analyse data and produce costs and information for final accounts.
* Able to produce work accurately and to tight deadlines
* Basic legal/contractual knowledge
* Understanding of standard methods of measurement
* Previous experience in similar role desirable
* Knowledge of Housing Sector desirable
* Valid driving licence
* CSCS card at appropriate level

This really is a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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