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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

The role of Quantity Surveyor is responsible for providing accurate and value generating input to projects. The role ensures that all commercial aspects are carried out in accordance with the contract, company policies and procedures, and to the satisfaction of the customer and/or contract leader. This role may work independently or under the direction of a more senior Quantity Surveyor. The QS will be able to demonstrate the ability to function as a member of an integrated team.

Role Responsibility

Responsibilities:

• Inputting to the efficient and effective management and issuing of accurate, timely and compliant notices and correspondence

• Assisting with Risk and Value Management to optimise solution. Monitor and regularly review with the project team. Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks.

• Prepare supply chain enquiries, negotiate, administer and finalise / close out supply chain contracts.

• Ensure all notifications/documents are managed in accordance with the contract, and customer / company policy.

The Ideal Candidate

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A creative and innovative approach to problem-solving
  • Experience of setting up and/or operating office management systems including filing systems and document control and distribution
  • Experience of technical minute taking at contractual meetings and able to demonstrate the ability to collate information and prepare reports
  • Experience of drafting contractual correspondence on behalf of the Project Manager and preparation of payment certificates and interim financial reports

About the Company

The role will work on the HS2 project. HS2 is the UK’s new high speed rail network. It will be a catalyst for economic growth across Britain, freeing up space on the existing railways and connecting 8 out of the UK’s 10 biggest cities with fast, reliable and frequent high speed services

Equal opportunities

We thrive through embracing differences, whether they be social backgrounds, ethnicity, disability, gender identity or expression, age, religion, sexual orientation and any other protected characteristic – we know that diversity opens a rich potential for new ways of thinking, helping us to build successful and high-performing teams. We call it Naturally Skanska. 

 

Flexible working 

We welcome you to ask about flexibility at interview stage and we will explore what is possible for the role. 

 

Reasonable adjustments  

We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process. Please contact us using recruitment@skanska.co.uk if you require any adjustments that would support you throughout your application. 

 

More information about the role 

Please note this is an advert for our job vacancy, and therefore may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of Skanska. For a full role profile, please contact us: recruitment@skanska.co.uk 

 

Closing date 

The closing date for this vacancy may be subject to change any time at the sole discretion of the business. 

 

 

 

 

SCS Railways

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