Assistant Quantity Surveyor
- Date Posted
- Application Closing Date
- 29/09/2021 23:59
- 40 hours per week
- £20,000 - £24,000 per annum dependant on experience Plus Company Vehicle/ Allowance Plus benefits
- North West and Wales
Liberty is a property services provider to public, domestic and commercial clients across the UK. Established in 1969, we offer professional gas installation, maintenance and servicing, as well as energy solutions, electrical installations and property building and maintenance services.
We are looking to recruit an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to assist with the financial and contractual management of numerous construction projects, to work in the North West and Wales region.
Key responsibilities for this Assistant Quantity Surveyor role are:
Maximise the profitability of each projects
Understand the tendering process, ability to create tender documents
Prepare commercial agreements with sub-contractors and/ or suppliers
Maximise value/ income on a monthly basis
Work with the company commercial timetable
Maximise the monthly cash flow position
Ensure appropriate tender margin is met on each project
Look for ways to increase margin
Assist the SQS to provide accurate and consistent cost reports
Manage low value schemes alongside the SQS with the contractual position at all stages of a project managing compliance of the company and sub-contractors
Implement terms of contracts with subcontractors
Maintain an awareness of contractual positions
Effectively managing risk assisting the SQS
Undertake enquiry, quotation and order processes efficiently
Ensure accurate analysis of subcontractor applications
Submit proposals to SQS regarding the let of contracts to highly quality subcontractors
Provide accurate financial and quality compliance analysis
Resolve any issues to SQS based on monthly reporting and CVR process
Follow the client reporting process
Adherence to schedule of reporting
Discuss and resolve day to day issues with clients and consultants and maintain professional relationships with clients, consultants and subcontractors
Experience and qualifications
Relevant degree (Quantity Surveying/ Construction Management) Desirable
Member of RICS/ other relevant professional body Desirable
Hold a CSCS card (desirable) & Full clean driving license
Relevant quantity surveying experience in commercial/ construction sector, have experience of managing own projects, excellent working knowledge of MS Office packages.
Experience of complying with:
Health & Safety, Quality & Environmental policies and procures
Procurement processes, material and labour authorization processes
Tender policy, process and legislation
Format of the letting of commercial agreements with sub-contractors
Contractor contract charge application process
Using dilapidation surveys to generate bill of quantities
Performance assessment of contractors
Environmental effects of products/ and/ or services
Safe and secure storage and maintenance of internal and external documentation
We offer a range of benefits for a rewarding career including though not limited to:
· Pension scheme
· Discounted gym memberships
· Discounts and savings on travel, hotels, shopping, holidays and restaurants
· Cycle to Work scheme
· Life Insurance
· Smart Health (including round the clock access to 24/7 UK-based GPs)
· Health Shield Plan
In addition to the above, at Liberty we look to invest in the up-skilling and development of our employees, ensuring competency and compliance to industry standards, in turn we will look to offer additional training where appropriate to give you the skills you need to deliver the service required.
Liberty is committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment.
If you have the desire to work in a busy and high performing team then please apply.
Closing date: 29th September 2021 (we reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier depending on number of applications).