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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Assistant Quantity Surveyor
  • Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: CMM003_1576151452
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Job description

My client is a Main Contractor who specialise in Industrial, Commercial, Leisure and Retail schemes typically ranging in value from £10m to £50m in value. They are a privately-owned business and turnover £600m as a group. They are currently in the market to recruit an Assistant Quantity Senior to join their team in the North West region.

The initial scheme could either be one of two industrial schemes valued at £12m and £20m both situated just outside of Manchester city centre.


Reporting to the Senior Quantity Surveyor, the main purpose of this role is to assist the Senior Quantity Surveyor and undertake your own minor contracts and specific tasks to other contracts. Your duties will include;

  • To undertake responsibility for projects under the supervision of a Senior Surveyor
  • Provide effective financial and contractual control on the project
  • Support the team in the Letting of all sub-contract and supplier packages
  • Subcontract account management and final account settlement
  • Management of measurement, valuations, applications for payment and final accounts
  • Responsibility for sub-contractor procurement, orders, valuations and final accounts
  • Preparation of correspondence to client's representatives and sub-contractors
  • Preparation of monthly cost value reconciliations
  • Preparation and agreement to subcontractors of contra-charge claims
  • Project administration from inception to making good defects
  • To attend site and pre-contract meetings
  • To provide administrative, clerical and technical support as required

As you develop further in the role you will gain responsibilities in financial reporting along with the costing and control of preliminaries.


  • You will already be experienced as an Assistant Quantity Surveyor (at least 2 years on-site)
  • You will be educated to BSc or HND (or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying or other equivalent commercially related subject.
  • You will have awareness and experience of construction methods, technology, standard forms of measurement and forms of contract and health and safety requirements
  • you will understand and follow laid down procedures, for example; standing orders and financial regulations.

This company offers a good salary and benefits and has a strong forward order book; the business is well respected and has proven sustainable success.

For more information, please contact Claire Murray on 01785 594 268 or email your CV directly .

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