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Assistant/Graduate Quantity Surveyor

  • Job Location

    Brentwood, Essex

  • Duration


  • Job Benefits

    £155.00 - £175.00/day Self employed pay


We at Venture have been approached by one of our key clients who are based in the Brentwood area but manage internal fit-out projects in the Central London area.

Our client are an established interiors specialist who subcontract for top tier main contractors such as Mace and Overbury. They currently have 12 running projects in London from office fit-outs to high-end refurbishments.

As a company, this client are a very family orientated organisation and personality is a key aspect in their decision to hire the right individual. Whilst experience in interior fit-out is relatively necessary (Drylining, Ceilings, Furniture etc.) the ideal candidate would be able to gel with the team on both a professional and social level.

As an individual, you will need to be switched on and be able to use your own initiative to overcome obstacles on a day to day basis. There will be a lot of pressure due to the amount of work the business is winning in the fit-out market and their apparent need for surveyors. They would be looking to bring on an assistant and mould them into an effective part of the team and provide appropriate training as and when needed.

If you would like to be a key part of a driven and effective workforce that pride themselves on their values and family atmosphere then look no further, this is the role for you. You will be rewarded for your hard work and contribution to the business with payment reviews and other exciting opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

* To assist the QS with commercial administration and management on a number of live projects

* procurement and commercial management.

* Compile valuations with QS.

* Prepare internal valuations to determine accurate cost reports. Management and control of sub-contract accounts and variation accounts. Preparation of documentation and the like for valuation, procurement or commercial administration.

* Assisting and liaising with the buyer on materials procurement and buying opportunities.

* To support the QS in the management the day to day cost control, monitoring and reporting.

* Develop an understanding of the designated contract, specification and pricing ensuring compliance with conditions throughout.

* Measure progress, assist in submitting valuations, final accounts and retention release, and monitor receipt of payment in a timely manner.

* Ensure the company is neither compromised nor disadvantaged by a contractual or financial arrangement.

* Manage the costs on a project to ensure both the company and the client is fully advised of the cost situation.

* Ensure timely cash flow management for the Client and the group.

This position is a permanent contract but you will be paid self employed via day rate of between £155 - £175 per day dependant on your experience and exposure to the fit-out market.

Please apply below, if you are not contacted within 48 hours of CV submission unfortunately you have not been successful

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