Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Interserve PLC
Swansea (Abertawe)
16 Jul 2017
19 Jul 2017
Job purpose Assisting in the management of the supply chain and project costs relating to construction projects to ensure overall financial success of a project. Responsibilities To ensure the full and proper implementation of the Company’s Procedures; To assist senior staff in the issue and management of records and documentation relating to contract accounts; To assist in the prompt and regular submission of main contract payment applications and subsequent cash collection together with the preparation of sub-contractor payments; To assist in the preparation of draft sub-contracts to the level of responsibility delegated by the individuals supervisor; To assist in the monitoring of sub-contractor performance in consultation with senior staff (where delegated authority so requires); To assist senior staff in pricing variations; To assist senior staff in design cost control/value engineering; To assist senior staff in the compilation of data to monitor individual contract performance on a monthly and quarterly basis; To apply a neat and accurate approach in all day to day activities and to strive to enhance one’s own professional capability Any other duties relevant to the role. Knowledge skills & experience Construction related degree (or working towards preferably Quantity Surveying); Proficient in the use of MS packages e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project (desirable); Experience of working in a construction environment; Practical and logical qualities and a methodical way of thinking; A creative and innovative approach to problem-solving; Ability to take off quantities in accordance with standard methods of measurement; Strong numeric and financial management skills with an ability to learn sophisticated design and costing IT packages (desirable). Person Enthusiasm to learn and develop; Ability to work in a multi-functional and dynamic team environment; Above attributes are ESSENTIAL. Additional job board text We are looking for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to work within our South Wales Regional Business Unit. This role is offered on a permanent basis. In return we are offering a competitive salary, plus company car/allowance,flexible benefits, 26 days annual leave entitlement, share plans, company pension and private medical insurance . As part of our recruitment process all job offers are subject to a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check. Interserve's vision is to redefine the future for people and places. We are one of the world's foremost support services and construction companies, operating in the public and private sectors in the UK and internationally. We offer advice, design, construction, equipment, facilities management and front-line public services. Interserve is based in the UK and is listed in the FTSE 250 index. We have gross revenue of £3.62 billion and a workforce of 80,000 people worldwide. We are an Investors in Diversity accredited Company & committed to equal opportunities for all. This job was originally posted as