Assistant Quantity Surveyor
An Assistant Quantity Surveyor required to work on an number of Affordable Housing projects based out of the Client's Newcastle Office. The Quantity Surveyor will have a minimum 2-3 years experience of running their own projects.
As the project Quantity Surveyor, the projects will largely be new build - including bungalows and medium sized residential units.
The client is a large multi-national Contractor with a Social Housing arm that will progress from a £22m profitable 2016to an expected £50m for 2017.
With a healthy order book, the clients requires an experienced QS of affordable new build housing schemes to join an exciting team.
· To ensure that the financial and contractual needs of a contract are fully met in line with the required standards and time constraints.
· To accurately report to senior management the financial and contractual situation of the project.
· To ensure that the Company's procedures are adhered to.
· To support, advise and encourage staff on all commercial matters.
· To achieve target profit.
· To ensure all sub-contractors are procured to the programme, that the agreements are robust in all aspects and achieve best value for the Company.
· To prepare and submit detailed, accurate and timely interim applications for payment.
· To ensure that timely and proper actions (notices), etc., are taken/issued in accordance with the requirements of the contract/sub-contract.
· To be able to identify, prepare, submit and agree contractual claims.
· To ensure all payments are received by the due date.
· To value work executed by sub-contractors and certify interim and final payments.
· To prepare, submit and agree all Final Accounts in a timely manner that achieves best value for the Company.
· To work with the Project Manager and other site staff.
· Ensure in conjunction with Project Manager, that the risk mitigation strategy is effectively managed.
· To demonstrate awareness of and assist as part of the site team to ensure that we comply with Health, Safety and
· Experience in a similar position.
· Good communication skills
· Excellent negotiating skills.
** All applicants MUST have at least 2 years in a Assistant QS role / capacity **
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