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Job vacancy: Assistant Quantity Surveyor

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join our team in London. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing support to the senior members of the commercial team to assist the site and project quantity surveyors in the development and implementation of all pre and post-contract strategies, commercial functions and contract reporting.


Salary: Competitive, dependent on skills and experience


Duties to include but not limited to:

Cost Engineering

  • Gather data & carry out research on current construction costs
  • Measure, record & value work supervised in accordance with appropriate rules and procedures


  • Seek out, locate and assemble pre and post-contract documentation, complemented with the necessary administration skills


  • Review and understand weekly and monthly works programmes
  • Awareness of different programme formats

Project Management

  • Understand progress on site via site walks and liaising with Project Manager
  • Determine how progress will impact cost
  • Influence project decision making with cost advice


  • Collect information required to satisfy procurement requirements
  • Record and document information including registration of interest
  • Understand the steps/documentation required to procure within company guidelines including completing buying analysis
  • Responsible for the effective engagement and management of our supply chain

Commercial Management

  • Collation of cost and value information
  • Measurement of works
  • Assessment of subcontractor applications for payment
  • Use the company’s ERP System
  • Preparation of Cost reconciliation statements
  • Prepare client valuations
  • Prepare cash flow forecasts

Development, Recruitment and Retention

  • Maintain a Personal Development Plan
  • Working towards professional membership from the RICS, ICES or CIOB
  • Helps support the development of others
  • Undertake other duties commensurate with the level of this position
  • Comply with Company policies & procedures

 Skills required:

  • Proven level of experience in construction
  • Industry knowledge
  • Good knowledge of quantity surveying duties
  • Ability to work to very strict deadlines
  • IT literate
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Meticulous, organised, pro-active with positive attitude and willing to learn
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic


Should you feel you have what it takes to be successful in this role then we would love to hear from you.


To apply, please send your CV, mentioning the job that you are applying for in the Subject of the email to our HR department via the following email address

Please note: We are not using recruitment agencies for this role