Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Hays Building
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Closing date
14 Oct 2022

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Contract Type
Temporary / Contract
Full Time
Job Function
QS / Cost consultant
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Assistant Quantity Surveyor - Construction - Freelance

Your new company
Operating both in the UK and across the world, they are a leading contractor delivering projects across multiple sectors including; real estate, defence, education, highways, rail and water.

Your new role
Working on a high profile scheme in the Cambridge area you will be supporting the Commercial Manager to adhere to the commercial, contractual, and financial aspects of the contract.

Key Duties include:

  • Ensure that the Project discharges its contractual and legal obligations
  • Drafting of letters to the client in response to contractual challenges
  • Manage the contract procedures, invoicing, payments, and variations, together with contractual entitlements.
  • Identify and deliver opportunities to provide enhanced value.
  • Supporting the team with invoicing and debt ensuring maximisation of cash position of Project.
  • Support the procurement procedures for the Sub Contract packages including scope, quantification, tender method, negotiation and Sub Contract documentation
  • Ensure that the obligations and responsibilities of all Contracts are properly fulfilled to the time scales identified within the Agreements
  • Monitor and manage the scope, change notices, terms and conditions of any contract changes
  • Mitigate deductions within the contract Payment Mechanisms
  • Manage the submission of contract variations, ensuring the appropriate approvals are received from the clients and pricing of maintenance obligations
  • Provide accurate information to create a robust and transparent set of monthly and annual project accounts
  • Maintain a risk and opportunities tracker
  • Monitor and manage the Pre-Qualification Process (PQQ) in liaison with central procurement team
  • Development of commercial process maps

What you'll need to succeed

  • Experience of working in a commercial role within the facilities management sector
  • Experience of working with client representatives
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organisation skills
  • Experience of contract documents (PFI is preferred)
  • Good computer skills including use of Microsoft Office, in particular be at an intermediate level
  • Capacity to meet tight deadlines

What you need to do now
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