Assistant Quantity Surveyor

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21 days ago

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Location - Devonport

6 Months Contract

Rate - £45ph - Umbrella

Inside IR35

Role Summary:

To provide the Senior Quantity Surveyor with effective support in compilation of pretender estimates, cost planning and modelling of design and implementation options, cost review/monitoring of projects, tender compilation, negotiation, commercial review and subcontractor claim reviews.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Collate pretender infrastructure estimates including cost planning and modelling of design options supporting tender compilation.
  • Prepare cost input to Monthly Reports to client and Project Management for sub-contracts and/or facilities and in accordance with project procedures.
  • Review cost plans produced by subcontractors and developed into agreed baseline budgets within the framework of the WBS and in conjunction with Relevant Project Staff.
  • Support the commercial lead in contract negotiation to minimise variance from the Babcock position.
  • Maintain control baselines for all costs and profitability and carry out periodic updates.
  • Identify deviations from agreed baselines and recommend corrective actions where appropriate.
  • Assist in compiling cost control procedures to support the infrastructure programme.
  • Monitor and report on subcontract costs to date, man-hours to date and future trends/estimates to the client, project and corporate management.
  • Prepare forecasts of future costs including subcontractor claim reviews.
  • Evaluate subcontract claims up to level of delegated financial authority.
  • Create, manage and maintain Input into generation of business case(s) and spend profiles.
  • As required, utilise tools where appropriate to support the project forecasting process including application of Earned Value.
  • Any other duties required from time to time.

Experience and Qualifications Required:

  • MCIOB, MRICS or equivalent preferred or working towards RICS chartership.
  • Site induction- Devonport
  • Demonstrable quantity surveying experience in a construction environment.
  • NEC contracting experience preferred.

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