Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Ref No. BHN514912
Salary £25,000 - £31,000/annum
Location Plymouth, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open

Introduction

My Client is recruiting for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor in the Water Sector

Important

Quantity Surveying

The Job

My Client is recruiting for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor in the Water Sector

Our Client is looking to recruit an Assistant QS based out of their Plymouth office. Reporting to a Senior Quantity Surveyor you will work alongside the Commercial team to ensure the profitability, cash management, cost control and accurate reporting. The role offers long term stability and varied project opportunities across varied projects (Major Capital, MEICA Capital & Minor Works) predominantly in the water industry.

What you'll be doing day to day

  • Supporting the Project and Commercial teams in the day to day management of a range of contracts in allocated business units
  • Compilation and preparation of monthly cost and value reports (CVR's)
  • Assisting with contract administration including management of the early warning and compensation events processes
  • Taking part in contract/CTC reviews
  • Compiling and submission of monthly applications for payment in accordance with client requirements
  • Compiling and submission of cost profiles
  • Assisting in the submissions of final accounts
  • Subcontractor financial management of accounts and assistance in subcontract administration
  • Ensuring accurate allocation of costs to projects and populating journals to correct any identified anomalies
  • Ensuring that applications for payment are certified and paid by clients on the specified dates within the contract in addition to actively pursuing cash for aged debt
  • Monitoring actual spend of staff/labour resources against forecasted
  • Preparing and requesting documentation for contractual close out of projects to include completion certificates, defects expiry certificates, and final account certificates
  • Assist in the preparation / evaluation / submission of claims for varied works
  • Working with the commercial and operational teams to strive for continuous improvement
  • Work with construction teams to identify and manage variances to budgets and report this information as required
  • Preparation of monthly management and financial performance reports
  • Any further commercial duties assigned at the discretion of the Quantity Surveyor

Qualifications and Experience

  • Commercial and contractual awareness
  • Analytical
  • A good level of competency of Microsoft packages
  • The ability to anticipate problems and ensure early intervention
  • Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar
  • Desire to understand and promote the Company purpose, vision, values and culture
  • Flexibility, resilience and the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels
  • Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
  • Experience in a fast paced, national and multi-site business
  • Self starter who has the ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines

Dan Atkinson
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