Sector: Housing

Location: Cumbria

Job Reference: LY87086

Excellent opportunity for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to build new homes.

Join a dynamic and rapidly growing housing developer in Cumbria, where quality and value are at the heart of their projects. As they expand operations and open up new sites, they are seeking an enthusiastic and talented Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join the team.

Key Responsibilities
Support Senior Quantity Surveyors: Assist senior members of the Quantity Surveying team in managing all aspects of cost control and financial management for housing development projects.

Activities include:

Tendering and Procurement: preparation of tender documents, evaluation of tenders, and sub-contractor selection.
Contract Management: Help administer construction contracts, ensuring that project costs are managed effectively and in compliance with relevant regulations.
Variations and Claims: measurement on site, negotiating with subcontractors and agreeing claims
Cost Reporting: Prepare regular cost reports, highlighting any variances and recommending necessary actions.
Risk Management: Identify and assess potential risks, proposing mitigation strategies to maintain project profitability.
Collaboration: Work closely with project managers, architects, engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure smooth project delivery.

Qualifications and Skills
A relevant construction qualification
Some practical experience in quantity surveying, preferably within the construction or housing development industry
Strong numerical and analytical skills.
Proficiency in relevant software such as Microsoft Excel.
Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
Ability to work independently and take initiative.
A proactive, results-driven attitude and a passion for the construction industry.
Willingness to learn and grow within a dynamic and expanding organization.

Competitive salary plus company car or car allowance
Bonus scheme
Share purchase plan available
Generous holiday entitlement, pension, private medical
Opportunity to work on exciting housing development projects in a beautiful Cumbrian setting.
Ongoing training and professional development.
A supportive and collaborative work environment.
The chance to be a part of a company with ambitious growth plans.

This is a permanent position and Corepeople Recruitment Limited will be acting as an employment agency for permanent recruitment on behalf of our client.

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