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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Ref MAX9101 Consultant Stuart Hackett Region Midlands and East Anglia Location Loughborough, Leicestershire Salary £25k - £30k + Bonus Salary Band Up to £59,999 TypePermanent Job Posted 02/03/2021 Status Live

A great opportunity for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor with experience of assisting on projects is required to work for a small but established QS and PM consultancy based in Loughborough, Leicestershire.

The successful candidate may be in a junior Quantity Surveying role currently, and will have had a couple of year’s exposure to pre and post contract duties in a junior role.

This position may also suit candidates currently studying for a Degree on a part-time basis.

You will work in a supporting role the Senior QS and Director of the business in supporting with pre and post contract work on projects.

Project Details

The client works on a variety of projects on behalf client organisations and contractors. They provide QS and PM consultancy services to clients nationwide.

The bulk of their projects are local to the Leicester and East Midlands region. However, on occasions they will have projects in other parts of the country.

Typically, their project focus is on projects within the built environment. For example, commercial, residential, industrial and healthcare sector projects.

Responsibilities and Duties

You will report directly into to Director of the business and support them in delivering pre and post contract duties on behalf of their client(s). Within the role you will get exposure to traditional quantity surveying, contract administration and acting as the employers agent.

Typical duties will include:

  • Cost estimates
  • Cost Planning
  • Tender preparation and evaluation
  • Contract Administration
  • Stakeholder management
  • Cost reporting
  • Schedules of work

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Must have enough experience in a junior Quantity Surveying role and have a couple of years of experience assisting the day-to-day running of a small number of projects
  • Ideally candidates will have had exposure to both pre and post contract duties within their previous role(s)
  • Previous experience of working for a consultancy is desired. However Quantity Surveyors from a contracting background may also be considered. It would help if you have had some pre contract experience if coming from a contractor background.
  • Prior experience of operating in an Employers Agent and/or Contract Administrators role would be advantageous, but is not essential
  • Professional attitude
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively and positively with clients

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • A formal qualification in Quantity Surveying or working towards such a qualification is desired

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The hiring company is a small but established Chartered consultancy offering QS and PM consultancy services to its clients. Due to a sustained increase in work, the business is looking to expand their team and bring on an additional Quantity Surveyor.

Their office is based in Loughborough, Leicestershire. However whilst Covid restrictions are in place, you can expect to be home based.

Being a smaller business, you will report directly into the directors and join team of highly professional Quantity Surveyors and Project Managers. You will play an integral part in the businesses growth plans and gain exposure to a variety of clients and projects.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

£25k - £30k basic salary
+Pension
+Discretionary Bonus

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