Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Recruiter
North Midland Construction Public Ltd
Location
Plymouth
Salary
Market related
Posted
03 May 2017
Expires
13 May 2017
North Midland Construction is a national building, civil engineering and mechanical, electrical contractor with 70 years' experience. With our Head Office based in Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire we operate through a number of strategically placed regional offices covering the whole of the British Isles; offering clients a one stop shop for their construction requirements. An opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor. Reporting to the Managing Surveyor, you will work alongside the contract delivery teams to assist the profitability, cash management and accurate reporting of Mechanical / Electrical / Civils and Combined schemes, predominantly in the water industry. The main duties include the responsibility for the following: . - Assess contract risk and work with the site team to develop and manage mitigation plans. - Undertake cost to complete / budget reviews with the contract delivery teams - Attend internal and external commercial review meetings. - Help manage the commercial aspects of subcontract accounts from procurement to interim and final account agreement. - Assist with final account negotiation achieving the best possible outcome for Nomenca. - Preparation of / assistance with the evaluation and submission of claims for variation works. - Assist the site team helping to maximise value and reduce cost - Contribute to a culture of integration, continuous improvement and use of best practice across the client base. - Ensure that the group commercial policies are adhered to and that the requirements of legislation are met. - Ensuring that cashflow is maximised including ensuring that payments are received on time. - Assist with the preparation of monthly management and financial performance reports for each project. . Skills and Qualifications . - Preferably working towards an industry applicable ONC/HNC/BSc equivalent - Basic Commercial and contractual awareness. Some knowledge of NEC would be advantageous. - Basic understanding of what constitutes a contract. - A good level of competency of Microsoft packages - Self-motivation, passion and a driven 'can do' attitude - Be able to organise yourself and manage your workload - Be proactive in your approach - Good Mathematics skills - A good communicator - Diplomatic and customer focused - A desire to anticipate problems and ensure early intervention - Demonstrate a willingness to learn and be inspired. - Have a basic understanding of the built environment. . We offer an attractive benefits package in a rapidly expanding forward thinking company. Competitive salary depending upon experience and qualifications.