SSA are recruiting an Assistant Quantity Surveyor on behalf of a specialist interior fit-out contractor serving the public and private sectors in London.

About the client: Our client, a £20m turnover contractor, operates in both the public and private sectors, having developed expertise in high spec residential & commercial developments.

About the role: They have an opportunity available at Assistant Quantity Surveyor level to join their commercial team and will be based out of either Hertfordshire or London (SE1) office, with site visits.

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.
  • Sub – Contract background with experience in Carpentry/Joinery/Fit Out projects.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proactive and keen learner with the drive to develop your career

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