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Assistant Quantity Surveyor - Cambridge

  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Sector: Residential
  • Position: Assistant Quantity Surveyor
  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 912415_1570443968
Job description

Key Duties:

  • Deliver subcontract procurement to a programme ensuring timely placed orders. Identify risks, gains, areas of design input or potential value engineering. Establish and monitor subcontract resources. Produce sub-contractor buying analyses together with detailed back-up information identifying the package summary for approval by the Senior Surveyor and then the Commercial Manager/Project Director/Regional Director, prior to order being placed.
  • Assist in the production of timely CVCs ensuring preliminary and material costs/forecasts are managed. Preparation of CVC's to be reviewed with Technical, Production and Purchasing disciplines. CVC's prepared for review by the Senior Surveyor and then the Commercial Manager/Project Director/Regional Director approval. Produce accurate stock takes during CVC reporting period of materials on site and their values.
  • Produce comprehensive subcontract orders, manage their return and completion with accurate records taken.
  • Administer Subcontractors accounts, in accordance with the subcontracts, including valuing, re-measuring and certifying timely payments.
  • Attend and actively partake in Design meetings, Client meetings and Internal Team meetings, and actively drive to pursue Value Engineering options.
  • Assist in the agreement of contract variations, communication of their outcome, implications and the preparation of forecast final accounts.
  • Assist the Senior QS in the cash management of projects, by minimising costs and maximising value through proactive analysis and facilitation of works packages.

Must have:

Candidates must be degree qualified.

Residential experience is not necessary to fulfil this role. The candidate will be exposed to sales & marketing costs, specification decision making, value engineering and will need a perspective suitable to review the delivery of a value for money privately sold scheme vs the entire preliminary/build/sales/marketing costs and of its timely handover to an external customer.