Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Maidstone, Kent
28 May 2019
25 Jun 2019
Conor Boyd
Contract Type
Full Time


An established regional Main Contractor who complete a diverse range of exciting projects are now looking for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join their already successful team based in Kent. Since their introduction 20+ years ago they have built up a reputation as a credible main contractor with a friendly culture that promotes the development of their own employees through the investment of training and project experience.
This is a great opportunity for a Degree/Masters qualified Surveyor who has experience in the industry to gain invaluable knowledge working alongside a high performing Commercial team and grow as individual. Reporting to the Senior Quantity Surveyor, your responsibilities will include and develop into:

* Carrying out the commercial role on the project in line with processes and procedures to ensure the contractual and commercial position is protected and financial performance is enhanced.
* Develop a good understanding of the wider aspects of Health, Safety and Environmental law affecting the business.
* Have a full understanding and appreciation of the contract under which your project is operating and the risks and opportunities this presents.
* Develop a high level of competence in the application of IT skills to facilitate own role
* Develop a wider knowledge of business systems to manage and present business information. .
* Be an advocate for Lean management and encourage the operational and commercial teams to look for ways to improve our services and constantly improve.
* Fully understand the project measures and performance criteria and influence the performance of our suppliers and teams against these metrics.
* Production of accurate and timely financial forecasts for use in setting targets.
* Establish and maintain accurate and robust reporting structures and monitor resources and costs to ensure that projects meet and / or exceed targets.
* Assist in the prompt preparation and settlement of all accounts.
* Maintain a comprehensive understanding of the requirements of the quality policy and procedures and how these are applied to individuals own role.
* Ability to develop new ideas and developing it into a different approach.

* Minimum HNC or equivalent.
* Construction Degree/Masters educated.
* Main Contracting or Civils/Structures background.
* CSCS card.
* Experience working in the construction industry.

On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package, with the opportunity to progress with a great company who invest heavily in the development of their staff.

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