Assistant Quantity Surveyor - Job Summary & Person Specification
Department: Property, Business & Regulatory
Branch / Section: Quantity Surveying
To provide a full supporting Quantity Surveying service to the department in order that Projects are delivered in accordance with the County Council’s requirements. Responsible for directly managing allocated projects and supporting project and senior staff with procurement and cost management duties in relation to major projects and programmes of work.
Implement effective cost control of allocated projects and elements of major projects/programmes of work under minimum supervision. Prepare accurate cost information and determine contractor entitlements.
Planning, client and design team liaison, contractor negotiation and programme management to achieve the successful delivery of allocated complex projects within the agreed constraints of quality time and cost.
Prepare detailed measurements of building elements in order to produce quantified tender documents .Analyse, compile and present project data in order to produce estimates, cost plans and financial reports.
Determine contract strategies so that the most suitable methods of procurement are selected to ensure projects and significant sub-projects of major projects/programmes of work are undertaken in an appropriate manner and that risks are clearly identified and managed. Implement Framework contracts and collaborative working. Working as part of the commercial team to support IESE
Applications are invited from students who are about to complete an RICS accredited Degree course.
Successful completion of full time RICS accredited degree course or equivalent
Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Good analytical and presentational skills
Able to make sound financial judgements
Productive under pressure
Motivation and ambition to obtain professional qualifications and seek career development
Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Organising and prioritising assigned tasks and meeting objectives set
Ability to produce high quality technical work with a minimum of supervision