COTECH BUILDING CAREERS
Specialist Construction Industry Recruitment
0203 195 1100
Assisstant Quantity Surveyor
£40k + package
Andy Hayton/ firstname.lastname@example.org / 02031951100 / 07815880001
Widely respected as one of the country’s most successful and innovate companies in the UK, this family owned and controlled company has grown consistently for over 120 years. The business has been responsible for building and refurbishing some of the Capitals most important civic and heritage sites. With a group turnover approaching £2billion, and a strong growth plan going into the 2020's, we are proud to have been recruiting for the company for the last 20 years.
The company are very proud of their people development and have seen a large number of its staff from early career to senior leadership and through ultimately to retirement! The family are ever present in the business and are clearly seen to be maintaining and promoting the culture and values often lost or diminished in a company with substantial growth.
Operating from a national network of regional offices and delivery teams, the company offer excellent work environments and people benefits which are certainly in the top 10% nationally, and most likely industry leading. We work hard with the business leadership to actively seek top talent to assist with the company growth and delivery of projects in all areas of built environment. If you would be interested in finding out more, please call one of our team on 0203 195 1100
Role and Responsibilities
Objective- To assist the site and project surveyor in the development of all pre and post contract strategies, commercial functions and contract reporting. Take accountability for personal and professional development of self.
Health & Safety - Regularly undertake site safety samples. Reviewing subcontract site safety samples with commercial and production management to develop understanding of process and obligations.
People - Ensure PDR's A&B, Training Manuals are regularly completed for self. Be open and receptive to feedback and demonstrate a willingness to change behaviour.
Leadership - Regularly ensure that personal key objectives are reviewed with line management. Create and regularly review personal action plans for project and personal related tasks. Regularly take part in customer plan reviews and demonstrate awareness of the "selling" process.
Finance / Budget and Performance Objectives- Developing accurate site records to assist in the measurement and valuation with regard to; Material and Plant Cost, COI and Day Works, Drawing and Specification revision, Develop an understanding of internal and external commercial strategies regard to minor sub-contract packages and on site prelims, Develop understanding of company obligations under main and sub contracts, develop understanding of subcontract procurement processes.
Customer - Develop understanding of company customer plans and brand selling. Communication confidently, professionally and positively face to face or non-verbally.
Process - Develop understanding of all company commercial processes and how these can be used to maximise returns to all its stakeholders. Develop understanding of the M&V process in order to support the production of monthly CVR's.
Qualifications and Experience
Knowledge of Construction Methods and Technology
Knowledge of Measurement, Valuation and Cost Control
Understanding of financial accounts and reports
Understanding of admistration of contract records
Sub-Contract materials orders and buying
Basic knowledge of contractual obligations
Interpersonal Skills and Basic Commercial Skills
Ability to form good working relationships
To hold or to be part way through obtaining an industry accredited degree