Leading cost and project management consultancy seeks to secure the services of an Assistant Quantity Surveyor with experience, ideally working client side, on rail systems (signalling, electrification etc) projects based in Central London. These are excellent opportunities for candidates to join a people focused business who are driven by innovation. With a huge order book of work it is a great time to join this leading brand.
The Assistant Quantity Surveyor will require experience working within a contract management environment. As Assistant Quantity Surveyor you will have a basic knowledge and understanding of valuation, cost reporting and financial modelling process. You will be able to communicate with stakeholders and suppliers The Assistant Quantity Surveyor will have a basic understanding of project and programme management commercial requirements and reporting processes.
Assist in preparation of estimates for works. Input cost and quantity information into estimating systems and produce reports, using cost modelling tools as required.
Assist in preparation of tender, pricing and contract documentation. Carry out cost analysis of accepted tenders.
Monitor and report on commercial aspects of projects, escalating issues at the earliest opportunity to responsible management and carry out allocated duties in accordance with corporate governance escalating any matters which might lead to corporate governance being breached and taking action to resolve them in a timely manner.
Support the compilation of supplier performance reports as defined within certain contracts. Keep commercial records up to date in properly maintained files and subsequently archive (and adequately record) the documents, following commercial close out.
Measure works to assist in the payment valuation and variation processes. Undertake periodic valuations of works in progress. Prepare certificates for payment as appropriate.
Prepare budgets and detailed estimates. Cost plan as necessary during development to meet financial targets. Assist the Project Teams in ensuring all relevant commercial and contract related data is processed using the Oracle system, this includes project managers instructions, valuation certificates, forecasting figures and any other relevant information necessary to ensure projects are managed efficiently and within corporate governance.
In return you will be offered an attractive starting salary accompanied with a car allowance, pension and additional benefits