Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Recruiter
Fortem
Location
Stratford-upon-Avon
Posted
30 Aug 2017
Closes
20 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role
We are currently seeking an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join our Fortem team at our Orbit branch which is based in Stratford Upon Avon.

The Project
The role involves working in conjunction with the more senior commercial members in branch to ensure appropriate commercial controls are in place and adhered to in order to secure the Company's full entitlement through the contract and control the commercial aspects of the supply chain. This is a great opportunity to join a highly successful and expanding business.

Essential and Desirable Criteria
The successful candidate will meet the following criteria: Essential criteria: Excellent numeracy skills Use data interrogation skills Excellent Excel skills (incl. V-Lookup, Pivot tables and formula development) Basic contractual awareness Negotiating and communication skills Knowledge of NHF Version 6 SOR's Desired criteria: Excellent Access skills Re measurement skills Commercial contractor exposure Previous social housing repairs and maintenance/voids experience Fortem embraces diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.

Personal Qualities
We are looking for a candidate who is a fantastic communicator, someone who enjoys meeting people, attending different sites and resolving problems pro-actively. At Fortem we look for a balance of skills and experience but just as important to us are your values and behaviours. We look for people who: * Are honest and trustworthy * Consistently exceed expectations * Take ownership of tasks and see things through * Meet deadlines * Go the extra mile * Respect and value other ideas Sound like you? If so, come and join our Fortem, Orbit, Stratford Upon Avon Branch, and become a great ambassador of our business.

Additional Information
We offer a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package* including a company pension scheme, life assurance, discounted private medical cover, incentive/bonus schemes, employee trade discounts, and many more. Some flexibility in working patterns is to be expected. We offer you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who recognise and rewards your achievements. * Benefits may vary dependent upon the role and type of employment contract.

About Us
Here at Fortem we are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Above everything else you will be joining a values based business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets. Fortem is part of the Willmott Dixon Family of Companies which is one of the largest privately owned Construction businesses in the UK. Willmott Dixon, for the past four years has been the highest privately owned construction and Development Company in the prestigious Sunday Times best companies to work for list.