Assistant Quantity Surveyor

A leading top 100 construction company are looking for a passionate individual with QS experience to join them in their expanding team.

As their Assistant Quantity Surveyor who will report to and assist the Estimators and Senior Quantity Surveyors within the South-East. The successful applicant will provide commercial expertise by working within stringent procedures to support the director and operational managers.

Key Responsibilities:
*Liaise with the site teams and take the lead with contract administration, including record keeping.
*Maintain and continuously improve commercial /legal/contractual awareness.
*Ensure timely submission of valuations
*Ensure cash flow is maximised including ensuring payments are received on time
*Ensure the accurate and timely evaluation and agreement of final quantities, revised and additional items, rates and compensation events
*Ensure that good records are kept in order that the full entitlement under the contract is achieved
*Identify and realise opportunities to maximise cost/value management.
*Assist with the preparation of accurate and timely monthly valuation reports.
*Assist with the procurement and management of subcontract packages.
*Evaluate risks and review project risk register.
*Working in one or more locations as required.
*Assist with preparation of contractual claims.
*Measure and assess the work undertaken and then submit detailed, accurate and timely applications

Key Skills and Qualifications:
*Qualified or working towards a HND/HNC or similar in Quantity Surveying or equivalent
*Basic legal and contractual knowledge
*Previous surveying or experience of working within a construction focused environment
*Must be flexible and able to work as part of a team and using own initiative
*Excellent communication skills
*CSCS card holder at appropriate level
*Ability to use a range of IT packages including Microsoft Office and bespoke packages
*Literate and Numerate
*Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise
*Ability to work to deadlines
*Willing to undertake training and development when appropriate
*Valid driving licence and access to vehicle

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