Job Title: Assistant/Graduate Quantity Surveyor
Responsible to: Group Head
Project Team Leader
Responsible for: Trainee Quantity Surveyor/Year-out Student
Practice wide responsibilities·Act in a professional manner at all times in the execution of your job role.
·Maintain flexibility and approach to work
·Keep business activities at the company strictly confidential
·Comply with the companies QA procedures and all published guidance notes
·Adopt a collaborative approach to working practices
Job ResponsibilitiesThe job responsibilities described hereafter are a guide and all employees will be expected to under take tasks as directed by Partners.
·To assist in preparing budget estimates and cost planning.
·To assist in preparing tendering documents; examining tenders received and reporting thereon or negotiating tenders and pricing.
·To assist in preparing recommendations for interim payments on account to the Contractor, preparing periodic assessments of anticipated final cost and reporting thereon; measuring work and adjusting variation in accordance with the terms of the contract and preparing final account, pricing same and agreeing totals with the Contractor.
·Day to day management and execution of project work.
·Generally carrying out assistance on projects as directed.
Working Practices·Undertake all duties in accordance with practice procedures.
Personal Specification (knowledge, skills, experience)·Post Graduate with BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying Degree or recognised equivalent qualification and/or depth and breadth of knowledge and competence commensurate with this position.
·Actively working towards and committed to obtaining full membership of the RICS.
·Attending Core Competencies and internally/externally run CPDs in order to achieve the required RICS recommended CPD hours per year.
Our clients are a modern progressive multi disciplined construction consultancy working within a demanding environment. Whilst the above attempts to identify the key tasks it is essential individuals remain flexible and are able to adapt to changing priorities and trends required to reach their business vision within a rapidly changing and economically demanding business environment. All job descriptions should therefore be treated as a guide only. Additionally our client believes that they perform to their best when they adopt a transparent and collaborative approach to their working practices and projects. Through collaboration, innovation will flow and they require all staff to adopt this approach.
The salary for this role is £22,000 to £25,000 per annum dependant on experience with excellent benefit programmes available.