Assistant Quantity Surveyor

MJH Recruitment Solutions
Central London
£30k - 38k per year + Excellent benefits
Closing date
1 Feb 2023

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Our client is a thriving niche cost consultancy with significant growth plans for 2023! Immediately wanting to hire a competent Assistant Quantity Surveyor with 2-3 years PQS (UK only) experience and also a Graduate Quantity Surveyor who has had a successful university year out experience with a couple of months employment since graduating last Sept (22).  

Employing 7 staff currently, our client have been a larger concern previously and they’re now seeking to, bolstered by resurged client & project order book, to double their staff within the next 24 months.

Based in the heart of the city, they’re already a bustling little practice, with hands-on working partners supported by a couple of seniors and juniors, including an APC student too.  (They would happily welcome another APC level surveyor – with the ability to support you through your APC journey - in house)

Immediately, you’ll be supporting Partners directly on a number of projects across the business including hotels, new build private residential and corporate fit out projects across the London area.

Your role will include a multitude of tasks from rudimentary pre & post contract administration duties (measurement, tender reviews, reporting, budget estimating etc) and other responsibilities such as attending design and site meetings, inspections for valuation and variations, assessing completions, assistance with project documentation (JCT). They are particularly strong within cost planning arena and would be keen for any assistant level surveyor to have a good capability here.   

Candidates wishing to apply must have eligibility to work in the UK (without restriction), you must have completed a BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying (RICS accredited) with either a 12 month industrial PQS placement or, at AQS level, a minimum period of 12 months post-graduation UK consultancy work experience.

Key personal criteria includes being personable, articulate and presentable. You will be given immediate opportunities re: client contact so you should be confident and robust in your ability to handle this level of responsibility. Candidates should also have good, competent IT skills (particularly Excel). CATO would be advantageous.

Another excellent opportunity & training ground for any young surveyor who’s looking for a career accelerator within a close knit team!

Salary guide is up to c£30,000 (for Grad) - £38,000 (for Assistant) – both dependent on experience + Benefits

At mjhrecruitment it’s simple. Outstanding client relations and recruitment expertise, choose the experts… we make things happen. If you have the necessary skills to match this specification, please drop us a line for a confidential chat on 0207 932 0090


Since 2000 MJH Recruitment has specialised in recruiting for the building and surveying industry. We pride ourselves on providing an exemplary recruitment service and matching top notch consultancy clients with talented job seekers.

Over the past 17 years, our focus has never changed: we hunt out candidates of the highest calibre in the following specialities:

  • Project Managers
  • Quantity Surveyors / Cost Consultants
  • Building Surveyors

The majority of our appointments are in London and across the South East and we work with the following types of businesses:

  • Professional quantity surveying practices (PQS)
  • Building consultancies
  • Project management specialists
  • Multidisciplinary consultancies

Why us?

Our knowledge of the construction consultancy industry is second to none and we have nurtured longstanding relationships with the brightest and the best.

With mjhr it’s simple. Outstanding customer relations and unrivalled recruitment expertise, choose the experts.

MJH Recruitment Solutions is a fully compliant corporate member of the recruitment employment confederation (No. 00068790) and as such upholds a strict code of recruiting ethics and conduct. We are also a member of the construction body of the Recruitment Employment Confederation and we are also a member of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals (No: 00075263).    

You can contact us on 0207 932 0090 or please visit

We make things happen.

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