Assistant QS

Recruiter
Eden Brown Ltd
Location
West Bromwich
Salary
£20000.00 - £25000.00 pa + package
Posted
08 Mar 2018
Closes
08 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A leading Regional Main Contractor who undertake project such as new build schools, commercial, Leisure and industrial builds are looking to add a dynamic and driven Assistant/Trainee QS to their commercial team.

Following a discussion with the regional commercial manager I'm excited to present this unique opportunity to you.

The company have multiple projects in the West Midlands on site and about to start and this is a great time to be joining this established and cash rich company.


Key Responsibilities:


Overview

The Assistant Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for assisting the Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor in establishing and maintaining robust commercial and contractual control throughout the post-contract phase of the project.

The Assistant Quantity Surveyor assists with the commercial and contractual activities of the construction process, ensuring that all contractual obligations are fulfilled.

You will maintain company standards throughout the construction process, reporting to the Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor.


Work Winning and Tenders:


Assisting the Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor in advising the Bid team throughout the project tender process, particularly regarding the best subcontractors, package scopes and prelims.

Engages in the pre-construction process including Build it in a Day and others, in support of the Project Team/Bid Leader.


Construction:

Assisting the Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor in examining the Conditions of Contract and helps prepare a list of Conditions for discussion with the Commercial Manager as well as the Contracts Manager/Site Manager where these may have a financial and programme implication.

Consults and advises the site team during the

Financial and Reporting:
Assists the Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor in managing all commercial and contractual arrangements with the Main Contract including the preparation of an external Cash Flow schedule suitable to the Main Contract, preparation of an interim valuation, identifying, quantifying, valuing and agreeing variations and issuing Notices.

Assists the Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor in the preparation and agreement of the Final Account.

Assists the Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor to enable regular consultation with the client's team including minimum monthly advice on the forecast final account.

Assists the Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor in managing and agreeing variations to all commercial and contractual arrangements with all subcontractors including Subcontract Scope of Works, Pre-contract negotiations, placing appropriate subcontract orders, issuing Notices and agreeing Interim valuations and Final Accounts.


Controls:
Assists the Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor in establishing and maintaining project profitability.

Assists the Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor in identifying and addressing contractual requirements in a timely manner.

Assists the Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor in identifying and managing commercial and contractual risks and opportunities using the company CVR.

Assists the Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor in establishing and maintaining the CVR to accurately monitor project commercial performance.

Assists the Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor in establishing a procurement programme in line with the Project Target Programme and assists with the procurement of all labour, plant, materials and subcontractor packages.

Assists the Quantity Surveyor/Senior Quantity Surveyor in carrying out a full analysis of the Scope of Works, subcontractor compliance and helps make recommendations to the Regional Director/Commercial Manager.

Raises issues on Project Reviews early to enable their resolution in a positive, timely manner.

Customer Focus:
Pays attention to customer needs and wants, helping to make decisions and acting with the customer in mind.
Is recognised by others as providing excellent customer service.



Person Specification:

- Pitches in, offers support and help, sharing information and expertise.
- Actively participates in team discussions.
- Treats all people with dignity and respect.
- Maintains high standards of ethical behaviour, building and maintaining trusting relationships with team members, peers and superiors.
- Maintains company standards at all times.
- Almost always delivers desired results, quickly captures relevant key aspects to provide best way forward, achieves targets or deadlines and is prudent with resources.
- Thinks creatively around problems; tries lots of solutions until one is successful.
- Can Do Approach


This is a company with a low start turnover and many repeat clients ensuring consistency, growth, development and the opportunity to fulfil your potential.

If you are interested in this type of opportunity please apply for the role.




Your expert recruitment consultant is Stephen Jordan, call today on ************* or email **********************


Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/960297311

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