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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Apply2020-02-19 10:47:262020-07-18Eden Brown Built Environment

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Date posted: February 19, 2020
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Greater Manchester, England
Permanent
Job description

Our client, a leading UK Facilities Management Company, is looking for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor, to join their team, based in Denton.

Summary of Role:

Reporting to a Senior Quantity Surveyor or Commercial Manager to assist the commercial team to comply with all Commercial processes and procedures whilst ensuring a successful project outcome.


Tasks & Responsibilities:


* Develop a good understanding of the wider aspects of Health, Safety and Environmental law affecting a Facilities business

* Understand and assist in implementing the requirements of Health Safety, Quality and Environmental procedures and support the implementation of these and conduct all duties in a manner consistent with these.

* Be aware of your role within the commercial team in appointing and managing suppliers in terms of the H&S compliance.

* Develop knowledge and use of Spreadsheets and other software to present data accurately and in a manner that is easily understood.

* Develop own knowledge and use of wider IT systems applicable to role.

* Utilise CAFM system to commercially manage and monitor the project where applicable.

* Share knowledge and innovative ways of using IT with the wider Commercial/Project team.

* Understand the importance and impact of the production of essential Management information for our clients.

* Understand the importance of a well defined and engaged supply chain.

* Assist the operational team by driving the commercial aspects of delivery and success for the project for which you are responsible

* Assist or produce where appropriate the timely preparation of valuations, submissions of invoices and monitor payment receipt

* Identify any unnecessary costs and inefficient activities and discuss these with the operational team.

* Develop and understand the principles of Lean management and encourage the operational team to innovate and always look for ways to continually improve.

* Contribute to the production of accurate and timely accounts for use in managing the business

* Contribute to the production of accurate and timely project financial forecast

* Develop an understanding of contractual, commercial, insurance and legal processes relating to all forms of contracts that may be applicable to a Facilities project

* Assist in the prompt preparation and settlement of final accounts, including any pricing of variations.

* Develop the ability to identify risks in projects and the utilisation of risk management principles, risk registers and contingencies to minimise the risks

* Develop an ability to procure services and materials in an efficient manner as directed ensuring organisations are capable of carrying out the work in accordance with best practice, legal requirements and the procurement procedures and policies

* Ensure appropriate records and information are kept

* Develop an awareness of Supplier Management,

* Develop an awareness of Procurement

* Assist in developing and implementing opportunities for improvement, which overcome problems and / or mitigate risk.

* Contribute where appropriate to the resolution of commercial issues.

* Take responsibility for closing out the commercial issues relative to the tasks or packages that you have been assigned.

* Understand the importance of relationships with the client and suppliers and works in a manner that supports this.

* Develop own personal presentation skills by presenting to the commercial/project team where appropriate.

* Attend project or business meetings when appropriate to understand and appreciate different styles of presentation technique.

* Actively manages own self development for example through participation in Professional body activities and attendance at training courses.

* Develop a network on contacts within the business and feedback opportunities and risks to the winning work teams and central departments.

Relevant Experience:

Experience within facilities management/built environment for the management of sub-contractors to include auditing and payment of applications. Also the preparation of monthly client applications and internal accounts.

Requirements:

- Degree in Quantity Surveying

Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 982_1582109246

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