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Job Ref :
Job Title :
Associate Quantity Surveyor 
Job Category :
Posted :
2/11/2019 11:27:55 AM 
Company Name :
Forces Recruitment Services 
Location :
London, Greater London, England 
Benefits :
Salary :
£70k - 80k per year 
Security :
Description :

HQ5703:           Associate Quantity Surveyor
Salary:             £70,000 - £80,000

Location:          London
Job type:          Permanent

The Associate Quantity Surveyor will work for a Chartered Quantity Surveying Consultancy which provides quantity surveying, project management and specialist legal support services to the construction industry, and will be based in their Londonoffice. The Associate Quantity Surveyor will be qualified, ideally to degree level, and have a RICS Professional membership along with good communication skills, strong character with a good sense of humour, be results driven and commercially astute. 

Person Specification

As a team player and a reasoned decision maker, the Associate QS should be assertive without being aggressive, proactive with a `can do` attitude and able to prioritise and focus on the tasks at hand.

It is expected that you will have a high level of IT skills, good technical skills, and able to read and understand technical documents, interpret contracts and the like.

Key Responsibilities

The main purpose of the Associate Quantity Surveyor will be to take a senior role with all aspects of Quantity Surveying / Estimating from Pre-Contract through to Post Contract services, to prepare final accounts and claims in line with the Company`s clients` requirements, but also to interact with the Company`s clients including attending meetings and supporting the directors and represent the Company in a professional manner at all times, as well as building strong working relationships with existing and new clients.

The key responsibilities will include:

  • Carry out general Quantity Surveying services; 
  • Provide the lead on commercial and financial advice;
  • Provide procurement and contract advice and prepare the same as required;
  • Maximise value recovery, cost control and cash management on projects worked on; 
  • Commercially manage and control Subcontract packages on projects worked on; 
  • Assist in the protection of the Company`s contractual position on projects worked on; 
  • Produce and agree accounts on projects worked on (of up to £50m budget); 
  • Prepare financial reports as required; 
  • Attendance at management meetings;
  • Meeting both existing and potential new clients to promote the Company;
  • Team line management responsibilities;
  • Lead tender process and bids;
  • Preparing clients` service proposals and fee proposals;
  • Assist with the development of the business plan.

Key Tasks

Pre-Contract Services tasks:  

  • Prepare detailed measures and compile BQ documents; 
  • Prepare feasibility studies and cost plans;
  • Provide procurement advice and implement; 
  • Contract preparation;
  • Review contract conditions; 
  • Provide risk management advice; 
  • Prepare Subcontract enquiry documents;
  • Price tender submissions;
  • Manage bid submissions including the preparation of bid documents; 
  • Meet Clients to review and discuss work carried out. 

Post Contract Services tasks:

  • Prepare budgetary advice including cash flows;
  • Manage contract document process including insurance and bond requirements;
  • Produce procurement schedules;
  • Subcontract procurement including enquiries and analysis on return; 
  • Organise / attend pre-order Subcontract meetings; 
  • Place Subcontract orders in due time and in a way that protects the Company`s contractual position;
  • Manage all other procurement as necessary; 
  • Prepare consultant appointments; 
  • Prepare / review valuations and issue all appropriate notices in line with the Company`s policies and the contract terms; 
  • Maximise value recovery; 
  • Produce reports as required including the preparation of Cost Value Reconciliation (CVR) information; 
  • Implement the Company`s valuation and cash strategy; 
  • Understand the Company`s obligations under the Contract; 
  • Produce and keep adequate records to enable the production of

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