Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Recruiter
Randstad CPE
Location
Dudley, West Midlands
Salary
£26000 - £28000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted
19 Oct 2019
Closes
03 Nov 2019
Ref
1303615453
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Assistant Quantity Surveyor, seeking a new job in Sandwell?

My client has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join their team on a permanent basis.

The successful candidate will be carrying out Stage 2 surveys and will support the Senior QS in carrying out more on site progress checks against our sub-contractors and direct labour to ensure all value is captured and to give the client more confidence that sub-contractor accounts are accurate.

Responsibilities:
  • Understand and assist in implementing the requirements of Health Safety, Quality and Environmental procedures and support the implementation of these and conduct all duties in a manner consistent with these.
  • Be aware of your role within the commercial team in appointing and managing suppliers in terms of the H&S compliance.
  • Develop knowledge and use of Spreadsheets and other software to present data accurately and in a manner that is easily understood.
  • Utilise CAFM system to commercially manage and monitor the project where applicable.
  • Share knowledge and innovative ways of using IT with the wider Commercial/Project team.
  • Understand the importance and impact of the production of essential Management information for our clients
  • Assist the operational team by driving the commercial aspects of delivery and success for the project for which you are responsible
  • Assist or produce where appropriate the timely preparation of valuations, submissions of invoices and monitor payment receipt
  • Develop and understand the principles of Lean management and encourage the operational team to innovate and always look for ways to continually improve.
  • Develop an understanding of contractual, commercial, insurance and legal processes relating to all forms of contracts that may be applicable to a Facilities project
  • Assist in the prompt preparation and settlement of final accounts, including any pricing of variations.
  • Develop an ability to procure services and materials in an efficient manner as directed ensuring organisations are capable of carrying out the work in accordance with best practice, legal requirements and the procurement procedures and policies
  • Take responsibility for closing out the commercial issues relative to the tasks or packages that you have been assigned.

Benefits:
  • Company car allowance
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • A pension scheme

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have a Commercial Degree or will be working towards a qualification and Membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) or Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).
  • Experience in social housing or refurbishments
  • CSCS (Desirable)

If you are interested please call 01454 610000 and ask for Sam Studley

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.

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