Assistant Quantity Surveyor - Assistant Cost Manager
Assistant Quantity Surveyor - Assistant Cost Manager - Education Projects
27k to 35 DOE and fab benefits
Our client is the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm working in partnership with their clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes through the application of design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services.
The Exciting Opportunity. If you are an Assistant Quantity Surveyor -Assistant Cost Consultant who wants a career that plays to your strengths, keep reading. Join their London team and you will discover a culture focused on helping you flourish as a professional, not on squeezing you into a corporate box. In this role, you will provide Cost and Commercial Management services to high profile private public sector clients. It is intended that the role will offer the opportunity to progress your career as your experience grows.
Our client is the leading consultant in Residential, Commercial, Retail, Education, Health, Government and Automotive sectors. The team’s work extends from asset planning - defining the business/investment case, setting up the governance structure for delivery, managing design - through to asset delivery - taking schemes out to market, advising on procurement and managing delivery.
Overview of Role:You will be responsible for supporting managers in achieving service excellence and positive outcomes for our clients; showing high levels of technical capability, sound commercial knowledge and a good understanding of the key drivers or cost and value; capturing and sharing knowledge and driving innovation in service.
Successful candidates will be presented with a great opportunity for career progression whilst at the same time being exposed to cross sector experience.Join the team and you will work alongside professionals from a mix of backgrounds, including design, architecture, town planning and construction, all committed to delivering for clients. You will be given roles that let your play to your strengths and will get the support you need to flourish professionally.
Provide support to Team Leaders, Service Leaders and Senior Cost Consultants in the delivery of automotive led developments; carry day to day delivery responsibility and demonstrate the ability to take on tasks with minimal supervision.
Assist in the coaching and development of subordinate team members in the delivery of service excellence.
Deliver all work outputs in an accurate and timely manner.
Utilise and embed the clients best practice tools and processes including the use of technology to support delivery.
Be able to interpret a brief from a client or senior manager and convert same into a delivery plan.
Demonstrate the ability to take ownership of small / medium sized projects or significant components of larger Cost Management assignments.
Understand and comply with business risk and project delivery parameters including compliance in respect scopes of service agreed by others.
Capture and share knowledge and be involved with the development of service improvement and innovation as part of the clients way.
Be a strong team player but demonstrate the ability to take a leadership role as part of personal development planning.
Represent the company in a professional and diligent manner at all times.
Effective communication ensuring all information is available for the successful completion of projects
To liaise with other managers to ensure efficient financial control resulting in projects being cost effective
What You have to Offer:
Recognised degree in Quantity Surveying/Project Management or relevant discipline.
Candidate to be able to demonstrate, having taken a substantial role in delivery of medium to large projects (£10m to £100m+)
An energetic and motivated professional with natural drive and innovative flair
A tenacious individual who asks questions, listens to answers, defines problems and implements change
A perceptive individual who, through a natural diplomacy, can influence people in a changing environment
Commercially aware and financially astute individual who can identify the key issues and set suitable benchmarks
A clear thinking person demonstrating attention to detail who is well organised and can operate independently under a broad direction
A team builder who can develop and maintain good relationships and gain the confidence of other professionals both within the Company and outside
A broad thinker who can take a global view and has an inherent ability to 'get the job done.
Private practice background
Competent in Excel and IT
Ideally up to a year post MRICS but would consider individuals who are due to sit APC
Excellent pre and post contract technical cost and commercial management skills.
Articulate in written and oral communication.
Excellent prioritisation and self-management skills and ability to work in a high pressure environment.
An in depth knowledge of different construction processes.
Strong knowledge and track record in the application of IT based solutions.
What they Offer:
They offer a dynamic challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working climate, attention to education and a competitive remuneration package reflecting the seniority of the role. You will have a great deal of responsibility with endless opportunity for impact and freedom for initiatives. Given the international spread of the business a certain level of flexibility in working hours is important.They offer a fantastic working environment where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career.
In addition, they offer some excellent benefits!
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