About my client:  My client is one of the largest specialist dry lining contractors in the UK with a turnover in the region of £65m and a workforce of around 900 skilled operatives. The company was established over 30 years ago.

The group have a real team ethos based on honesty, respect and integrity which has enabled them to retain, develop and advance our people who are loyal, experienced and committed to the cause. They expect high standards, take pride in what they do and care about what they deliver. Their ‘can-do’ attitude towards their work and supportive approach enables people to excel in their roles.

The group portfolio of delivered projects range in value from £500k to £21m and include major hospitals, education facilities, airports, stadiums, shopping centres and some of the UK’s most prestigious commercial and high-end residential buildings, all delivered for the UK’s most respected contractors and clients.

About the role: They have an opportunity available at Assistant Quantity Surveyor level to join their commercial team as part of one of their distinguished projects – a residential development in West London for a leading developer

Responsibilities include;

  • Attend formal handover meetings between pre & post contract teams.
  • Maintain an awareness of key responsibilities and obligations of subcontracts and an understanding of the work scopes to advise site teams
  • Assist in the thorough interrogation of tenders and the preparation of detailed tender summaries.
  • Regularly and accurately monitor comprehensive preliminaries budgets and targets (relative to the tender summary)
  • Assist in establishing, setting, monitoring & paying against comprehensive labour and materials budgets and targets on the Cost Management Tool system.
  • Assist in the early preparation of quantified material/component schedules for both ordering/loading purposes and also to enable the negotiation of optimum rates.
  • Assist in the comprehensive management of the Project Variation Account, maintaining a ‘rolling’ final account where all variations are identified, acknowledged, valued and recorded.
  • Assist in the timely and accurate monitoring, updating, receiving and forecasting and reporting of project cash flow (income & expenditure).
  • Preparation for and attendance at Job Progress Report /Cost Value Reconciliation review meetings

About You:

  • Degree qualified (or working towards) in quantity surveying/other relevant business discipline. They can support in completing a degree apprenticeship in Quantity Surveying.
  • Previous quantity surveying experience.
  • Proven trade contractor experience, preferably drylining.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proactive and keen learner with the drive to develop your career

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