Due to our clients continued growth, they have a new opportunity for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join their Team in their Bridgend Office.
You will support the Quantity Surveyors, maintain commercial control of direct labour, subcontractors, plant, material, consumable and administration costs. As well as supporting project valuation; cost control/management and the validation of progress data to ensure accurate reporting.
Knowledge, understanding and administration of respective entitlements and obligations under the main contract and sub-contracts.
Administration of contract records.
Assisting the management of sub-contract payments including negotiation of subcontract variations and monitoring and reconciliation of contra-charge accounts.
Collation of accurate information for monthly cost/ value reconciliations and contract reviews.
Audit, agreement and reconciliation of measurements against systemised actuals.
Weekly cost / value report generations.
Assist with target cost generation.
Assist with the production of financial and statistical reports as required.
Close liaison with, and provision of assistance to, operational and support staff.
Carry out any other duties appropriate to this post.
Skills & Experience
Experience in a similar role.
Preferably working towards Diploma or Degree qualification in Quantity Surveying.
Knowledge of NEC Contracts.
Excellent prioritisation and organisational skills.
Self-motivated, and able to work on own initiative; enthusiastic with ‘can do’ attitude.
Good problem-solving skills, the ability to anticipate potential problems and overcome them effectively.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels including directors.
Can maintain a high level of discretion and confidentiality.
Excellent time management skills and able to work to deadlines.
Proficiency in PC operating systems (Word / Excel / Outlook).
Previous experience within utilities construction.