A housing provider based in East London is looking for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role and the successful candidate will have a full relevant Quantity Surveying qualification or experience in the field, experience with repairs and maintenance projects, have experience with domestic properties and ideally experience in a similar local authority or housing role.
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The main purpose of the role is to assist with the Development and Implementation of all pre and post contract strategies, commercial functions, contract reporting on delegated projects and work packages.
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following;
ONC/HNC/BSc Hons (or working towards a BSc Hons) in Quantity Surveying or similar
Strong commercial skills, maximising recovery, cost control and cash management
Good interpersonal skills - ability to work effectively as part of a team
Effective planning and organisation skills
Ability to use/understand financial reports and final accounts
The main responsibilities associated with the role are as follows;
Making good quality decisions and understanding the importance of good commercial management and maximising opportunities
Understanding strategies to enhance Nu Living offers to its customers
Contributing to relevant project procurement strategies
Maximising project cash/value by effective management of subcontracts throughout the development
Assisting with the production of relevant subcontract and main contract contractual records
Assist with the monthly payment & certification process
Carry out site visits as and when required to record progress of works on site
Assist with external valuations
Administration of contract records
Assist in the preparation of subcontract and material orders
The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such is offering an hourly rate of £18.62 - £20.17 p/hr Umbrella Ltd (Approx. £480 - £515 p/week NET after deductions). If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to (url removed) or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on (phone number removed).
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