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Assistant Quantity Surveyor - Infrastructure

Zoek Pin South Cowton, North Yorkshire, England


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 13 days ago

nmcn work in partnership and collaboration with our customers, to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK. Our specialist engineering and construction teams bring multi-sector innovation and technical skill – from building and highways, to large-scale water networks and treatment plants.

Our Infrastructure business deliver major transport and infrastructure projects nationally to drive sustainable development and economic growth. Many of our projects involve complex logistical challenges interfacing with multiple stakeholders and coordination with third parties. Adopting a partnering approach from the outset, we work collaboratively with both our clients and project stakeholders to develop optimal solutions that provide best value through reduced risk and efficient delivery.

We are looking to recruit an Assistant Quantity Surveyor based out of our Yorkshire locations. This role will be working within nmcn’s Infrastructure Business Unit, and forming a part of the Commercial team, the Assistant Quantity Surveyor plays an integral part in delivering exceptional commercial results. Core responsibilities encompass project delivery, commercial reporting and maximising profit. With sustainable growth in mind, our Assistant Quantity Surveyor is responsible for developing and maintaining excellent relationships with Clients, successful management of key supply chain partners and accurate project reporting.

What you'll be doing day to day 

  • Assisting with weekly cost to complete/budget reviews with the contract delivery teams
  • Assisting to ensure draft/outline CTC’s are completed via communication with Project Managers
  • Maintaining deadlines in line with the monthly commercial calendar
  • Attend internal and external commercial review meetings
  • Ensure commercial challenge at all times to contract delivery teams
  • Upload documentation as and when necessary in line with business requirements
  • Review weekly site records including allocation sheets and site diaries
  • Attend project handover meetings
  • Negotiating with suppliers and subcontractors
  • Attend site progress meetings
  • Assisting with the production of management information required and take responsibility for the accuracy of information (Provisions, Cash flows, Applications, etc)
  • Assisting with the management of Risk Registers identifying project risks, opportunities and value engineering opportunities
  • Work in conjunction with the contract delivery teams to ensure the budgets are not exceeded
  • Assisting with the management of commercial aspects with the client including Compensation Events/Variations, Extension of Time and Completion request etc
  • Ensure that the contract delivery team are briefed and have sufficient commercial support to monitor and react to budget variances
  • Maximising value and minimising cost, ensuring that appropriate controls are in place to monitor and manage the operating cost base
  • Ensuring that cash flow is maximised including ensuring that payments are received on time
  • Assisting with the preparation of monthly financial performance reports
  • Working with the contract delivery teams to manage project performance
  • Assisting with the management of the commercial aspects of subcontract accounts from procurement to interim and final account agreement
  • Preparation of and assistance with the evaluation and submission of claims from Subcontractors for Compensation Events/Variations

The experience we're looking for in a candidate 

  • Commercial and contractual awareness
  • A good level of competency of Microsoft packages
  • The ability to anticipate problems and ensure early intervention
  • Degree qualified in Quantity Surveying / Commercial Management would be advantageous
  • Desire to understand and promote the Company purpose, vision, values and culture
  • Flexibility, resilience and the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels
  • Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
  • Experience in a fast paced, national and multi-site business
  • Self starter who has the ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines

What we can offer you 

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company car / Car allowance
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Holiday trading scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Perks at work scheme (discount from high street retailers)
  • Free eye test vouchers
  • Employee share scheme
  • 3x life assurance
  • Free Parking
  • Flexible Working
  • 5% enhanced pension contribution

Please note – we may have to close applications to this role sooner than anticipated based on the number of applications received.

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