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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Job role

Assistant Quantity Surveyor / PQS /Assistant Cost Manager job vacancy with a Chartered QS and PM Consultancy working on building projects in the East Midlands and UK wide.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a small, but highly reputable Midlands based consultancy who have seen their turnover increase substantially over the last 12 months and are looking to further expand during 2021 and beyond.

This employer client is seeking a Quantity Surveyor from a PQS background, who is capable of running their own projects and is either Chartered or is working towards their chartership.

They offer fantastic internal and external training and support to candidates looking to complete their APC diary and become chartered with the RICS.

Project Details

As Assistant Cost Manager / Assistant Quantity Surveyor, you will be reporting to the Senior QS, and will be working within a Cost Management team based from the Nottingham office.

Working from home for a few days a week can be offered by mutual agreement.

Project work comprises of live housing and residential projects, healthcare, industrial and commercial/office projects based in Leicester, Leicestershire, the Midlands, and across England.

Work can include both new build construction and refurbishment works.

Responsibilities and Duties

The Assistant Quantity Surveyor / Assistant Cost Manager job role will involve pre and post-contract quantity surveying duties although there may be a principal focus will be on providing excellent pre-contract services to repeat client customers.

Typical Assistant Quantity Surveyor / Cost Consultant duties will include assisting Senior QS colleagues with:

  • Assisting with Cost Estimates
  • Assisting with Schedules of Work
  • Assisting with Builders' Quantities
  • Assisting with Bills of Quantities
  • Estimating
  • Feasibility studies
  • Tender and contract documentation
  • Valuations
  • Cost Reporting
  • Final Accounts
Desired Skills and Experience
  • Experience of working as a QS / Cost Consultant / Employers Agent on building projects is preferred
  • A combination of pre and post contract experience is desirable
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
Qualifications/Educational Requirements
  • A BSc in Quantity Surveying or equivalent is essential
Employing Company Overview and Profile

The successful candidate will have the pleasure of joining a highly reputable Midlands based QS and PM consultancy, working out of their Nottingham office.

This fantastic employer of Cost Managers, Quantity Surveyors, Project Managers and Clerk of Works, is a small to medium sized consultancy, that carries out work in the East Midlands area, as well as having a number of national clients that they do work for across the UK.

They have continued to grow throughout 2020 and 2021 despite COVID restrictions, and have ambitions plans to grow their business even further in during the second half of 2021. Such growth bring with it opportunity for rapid career progression for ambitious Quantity Surveyors with the right skills and attitude.

The successful Assistant Quantity Surveyor candidate can have a greater impact on the wider businesses success and gain faster recognition and career progression.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives
  • In house and external training provided
  • Flexible working arrangements including the opportunity to work from home a number of days per week.
Nottinghamshire, England, UK