Assistant/Intermediate Quantity Surveyor
My client are a regional Contractor who specialises in the refurbishment of Social Housing stock in the North West region.
Owing to recent expansion they are currently looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor to join their office based in Oldham. You will be reporting directly to the Commercial Manager and will be working on mainly Social Housing refurbishment works (work will also include Education, Retail & Commercial refurbishments). This position will suit an Assistant Quantity Surveyor who is looking for the next step up.
You will be working in a Commercial team of 5, and will be responsible for:
" Measure every material/quantities required for site by analysing drawings
" Liaise with subcontractors for quotations
" Compare prices from different costs
" Chase subcontractors for prices
" Prepare subcontract payments with current contracts and final accounts/ check retention value
" Pass quotation costs to Senior Quantity Surveyor for authorisation, approval or feedback
" Adhere to budgets and source quotations which provide best value and best quality
" Pass procurement information to relevant Quantity Surveyor for approval
" Input cost data for subcontractors
" Monitor and review quotations and costs and where necessary negotiate with subcontractors to secure best value and best quality
" Liaise with subcontractors on site work issues
" Visit site to observe progress of works including recording any subcontract issues
" Attend progress meetings
" Providing monthly budgets for own contracts
The successful candidate will ideally have a degree in Quantity Surveying or will be working towards a level of NVQ 3, or HNC. Previous experience working for a Social Housing Contractor on refurbishment projects will also be advantageous.
In return, you will be offered a basic salary from £25000 - 28000 along with additional company benefits including a car allowance and other benefits.
In addition, my client are known for investing in their employees giving them every opportunity to succeed in delivering outstanding service and will offer full training and development as part of their commitment to professional and personal development for the successful applicant.
If you are interested in this position and would like to apply, please send a copy of your CV to Stephanie at Bromak using the contact details provided.