An opportunity has arisen to work within an established groundworks organisation. We are looking for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join our busy commercial team.
As part of Tithegrove expansion plans, a position has become available in our newly established Winchester office. You will be reporting directly to the Quantity Surveyor who will work with you to develop your knowledge and experience within groundworks, on some large sites within the local area, for some national house builders.
The ideal candidate will have some background in groundworks and understanding of construction; show adaptability, a willingness to learn and succeed; and a passion to develop into the industry.
An Assistant Quantity Surveyor would be able to manage a small portfolio on their own, whilst working towards taking control of the full start to end process (which will include but not be limited to):
•Review drawings passed over by the estimating team once the contract has been awarded, to familiarize themselves with the site.
•Review drawing revisions issued during the duration of the contract.
•Arrange pre-start meeting on the commercial aspects; liaise with the production team, buying department, health and safety department and engineers
•Management of all sub-contractors and their payments, inclusive of re-measures, account meetings and site orders.
•Set-up valuation templates and CVR’s (using Microsoft excel)
•Liaise with site supervisor / contracts manager on daily basis to quote for ongoing works.
•Use initiative to find ways of maximize profitability and discuss / action with production.
•To contribute towards the development of new systems which affect positive change to the commercial team’s reporting and commercial control of the delivery stream and individual schemes
•Manage workload to meet strict work deadlines and ensure valuations are sent out on time, according to clients submission dates
•To maintain accurate records, assist in controlling report variances against Tithegrove agreed performance/compliance/Finance targets
•To chase cash / payment with the client, once valuations are submitted. The ability to develop and maintain key relationships will enable success is managing the outstanding monies.
•Interaction with the accounts department to manage costs and month spend; enabling resolution of any issues.
•To ensure the integrity of Tithe grove’s commercial reputation is maintained at the highest level.
Behaviours / Essential criteria:-
Good communicator / telephone manner
Good organisation skills
Strongly able and willing to problem solve
Computer literate (Microsoft packages)
Ability to quantify
Full UK driving license
Knowledge of groundworks
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