Assistant Quantity Surveyor - Northumberland


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About The Opportunity

As an Assistant Quantity Surveyor, you will support the commercial management of a high profile groundworks project in the North East.

If you are experienced in civil engineering projects and are looking for an opportunity to demonstrate your skills and develop your career, this could be just the role for you.

Responsibilities Include:

The Assistant Quantity Surveyor is responsible for assisting the Commercial Manager/Quantity Surveyor with the day to day administration of the commercial function on the Project(s).

In building a deeper understanding of the administrative requirements of the commercial function, the AQS will:

  • Develop a basic understanding of the scope of works and commercial and contractual requirements.
  • Proactively seek involvement in, and begin to demonstrate a competency with the execution of external valuations, including re-measures and the pricing of variations
  • Start to demonstrate confidence and competency, with minimal input from the CM/QS, with the procurement and administration of subcontractors
  • Demonstrate initiative and desire around supporting, mentoring and coaching Graduates & Trainees and assist with role specific training.
  • Demonstrate the ability to interface with and form productive, effective relationships with the site team(s), successfully extracting relevant information from the site team(s) to assist with incorporation into the account.
  • Develop a deeper understanding around the valuation cycle and associated deadlines, prioritising and managing own time accordingly
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with and effectively interfaced at peer level with Carey's clients to agree valuations and variations
  • Interface with and form productive effective relationships with the site team(s) and the client team

About You

The successful candidate will be a confident and reliable Assistant Surveyor with a strong interest in and experience of contracting. You will be commercially astute, with a flair for building relationships with clients, contractors and peers alike.

You will be:

  • Degree qualified in a quantity surveying subject (or completing a degree this year) or alternatively ONC / HND Qualification and 2/3 years’ relevant experience
  • Possess strong numeracy skills and good report writing skills
  • Have the ability to prioritise and work under pressure
  • Have the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Have good presentation skills
  • {Possess some demonstrable construction experience / exposure / KPI reporting

About Us

Carey Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Unique Benefits

  • 26 days holiday per annum plus 8 Bank Holidays.
  • Flexi-care benefits: Tastecard, Gym Membership, Cycle2Work, Holiday Trading (buy or sell up to 4 days per annum), Health cash plan.
  • You’ll be joining a brilliant team who are lots of fun, have a wealth of knowledge to learn from and will always keep you challenged!

How To Apply

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