Assistant Quantity Surveyor

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Assistant Quantity Surveyor


Greater Manchester


£35,000 – 43,000


  • To assist the QS with commercial administration and management on a number of live projects or projects at pre-construction phase
  • To measure all works accurately
  • Assist QS department in the preparation of final accounts
  • Sub-contract procurement and commercial management
  • Management and control of sub-contract accounts and variation accounts
  • Change management control
  • Preparation of documentation and the like for valuation, procurement or commercial administration
  • Assisting and liaising with the buyers on materials procurement and buying opportunities
  • To support the QS in the management the day-to-day cost control, monitoring and reporting
  • Maximise value and minimise cost
  • Develop an understanding of the designated contract, specification and pricing ensuring compliance with conditions throughout
  • Assist the QS with subcontractor selection and ensure the chosen subcontractor has the appropriate order and information to carry out their work
  • Measure progress, assist in submitting valuations, final accounts and retention release and monitor receipt of payment in a timely manner
  • Sufficiently manage the financial aspects of the project to ensure the correct safety equipment is always used
  • Attend project and company related meetings
  • To liaise with all staff, clients, consultants, and residents in a professional manner


  • Qualification in Quantity Surveying
  • knowledge of JCT contracts
  • Previous experience working on new build housing projects
  • Ability to run your own jobs
  • Financial and commercial awareness
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills

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