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Junior/Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Assistant Quantity Surveyor Opportunity in Cambridge

Your new company
We're pleased to be working with a highly experienced multi-disciplined surveying and project management consultancy, based in Cambridge. The organisation offers end to end property solutions and specialist acquisitions advice for a range of national blue-chip technology companies across Cambridge and London. The company is innovative in their approach with a supportive and commercial culture.

Your new role

  • To act as Junior Quantity Surveyor on designated projects, working as a business partner to the delivery teams to provide sound commercial and financial advice.
  • Supporting pro-active commercial management of projects during the post-contract stage, with a view to maximising profitability through commercially focused delivery, minimising occurrences of service related penalties, and ensuring contractual obligations are delivered.
  • Supporting management of cash flow, including via accurate cost monitoring, substantiated customer billing and assessment of subcontractor payments.
  • Management of contract variations and ensuring these are recorded and agreed with customers in a timely manner.
  • Supporting risk and opportunity management on designated projects, ensuring risk registers are in place with supporting risk mitigation strategies.
  • Working with project teams to ensure compliance with contract obligations, payment milestone obligations, KPIs, etc.
  • Supporting management of the supply chain to ensure best value, e.g. rates amendments and delivery performance.
  • Supporting project final accounting.
  • Supporting or leading regular customer reporting and contract meetings.
  • Reporting of appropriate metrics (KPIs) to monitor ongoing performance as required.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Degree (ideally QS/Commercial related)
  • Previous Quantity Surveying experience
  • Knowledge of key telecoms subcontractors
  • Be proactive,
  • Have good attention to detail
  • Be able to manage their own time and work well within a team.
  • Have effective communication and project management skills
  • Have good grounding in all MS packages, ideally very proficient with excel,
  • Comfortable and confident telephone manner
  • Ability to manage external contacts, stakeholders, site providers and sub-contractors.
  • Demonstrate an ability to prioritise and balance long term projects within a fast paced environment
  • Have a full drivers licence

What you'll get in return
As a junior quantity surveyor you will have the opportunity to gain exposure to a specialist sector and to deal with high profile blue-chip technology companies across Cambridge and London. You will be working within a rapidly growing, and dynamic organisation based in a brand new, spacious and modern set of offices. Offering a competitive salary depending on experience amongst various other benefits within your total package.

What you need to do now
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Junior/Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
no work experience required

Published on 14 Feb 2020