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Assistant Quantity Surveyor – Demolition, Groundworks & Basement Construction

  • £25,000 - £35,000 + package
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • London

About the Company:

 Our privately owned client who is based in Central London is a leading name within the demolition and civil engineering industry with a group annual turnover in excess of £100M. Their services include asbestos removal, temporary works, demolition, remediation, bulk excavation, piling and basement construction and their strong reputation for successfully finishing challenging projects has been built on delivery and trust.

Our client has an excellent staff retention level which has been gained by constantly focusing on improving standards. They are renowned for looking after their staff, providing them with strong career progression opportunities through their extensive commitment to training and development and with their close management team; they are able to offer a strong family feel to the business.

About the position:

Due to a healthy order book, there is need for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to support the Senior Quantity Surveyor in the successful commercial and financial management of projects and tenders within the demolition and civil engineering sector. As an Assistant Quantity Surveyor, you will assist in managing costs with an end goal of maximising the project margin and ensure delivery of payment whilst developing future client relationships. Key responsibilities will include assisting in the day to day tasks to provide further commercial support to both project delivery and estimating teams within the company which can be broken down into the following; Assisting in the prompt presentation for all applications for payment and Final Accounts, including all contractual entitlements / assisting in ensuring that all payments are received accordance with the contract terms, as well as assisting in the preparation and presentation of monthly Cost Value Reconciliations (CVR) and final cost/value forecasts.  The role will also encompass procurement, negotiation and the placing of sub-contract orders; which inevitably leads to  assisting in the financial and commercial management of sub-contracts through settlement if Final Accounts. All tasks need a high level detail and pride in presentation, especially when drafting contractual letters/notices to ensure they are presented in accordance with the contract requirements.

About the requirements:

In order to be considered for this position, you will need to be degree qualified in Quantity Surveying, Commercial Management or similar. Additionally, you must have a minimum of 2 years post graduate experience and this must have been gained whilst working for a main contractor or specialist subcontractor in the UK.

This client offers fantastic career progress opportunities which has been demonstrated by the fact several of their leadership team joined in junior positions and have been promoted throughout the years, at their own pace, to very senior roles within the business.

About the package / benefits:

For individuals at the right level of experience, our client is offering a strong basic salary of £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (depending on how much experience gained). Additionally, all travel expenses will be covered in addition to the usual benefits associated with a large, successful contractor.

How to apply:

If interested in this position, please send a copy of your CV to laura@cityscapeltd.com or call 01923 750 095 / 07876 864 945 to discuss the role further on a confidential basis.