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).