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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Company: Willmott Dixon Holdings    Location: Liverpool
The Role
Following on from our continued growth in the region, Willmott Dixon Construction are looking to recruit an Assistant Project Surveyor to join our team in the North West. The successful applicant will be working on one of our multi million pound sites in Liverpool.
The main purpose of the role is to provide commercial support to the senior surveying staff on site to ensure that projects are procured and delivered within budget and to the highest quality whilst exceeding our customers´ expectations.

Key responsibilities include:
Proactively contribute to the project team.
Build working relationships with supply chain, consultants and clients where appropriate.
Work with project team to achieve or exceed budgeted target.
Identify potential disputes in a timely manner to Line Manager.
Place supply chain orders in accordance with the procurement schedule.
Ensure subcontract orders accurately reflect the main contract requirements and scope of works.
Accurately value, certify and issue any relevant payment notices for the subcontract works in accordance with the conditions of their subcontract.
Ensure that external valuations are submitted in accordance with conditions of the main contract and that payments are received by the due date.
Assist in the preparation of CVC reports, ensuring they accurately reflect the current position on site and the final profit projection.
Promote timely and equitable resolution of subcontract final accounts.
Provide early warning of future financial problems and ensure accurate real time reporting.
Manage and minimise non recoverable costs on projects.

The Project

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Proven experience of:
MS Excel.
Procurement.
Re-measurement.
Financial / cost control.
Interacting with site team.
Reading and accurately interpreting drawings and specifications.
A base understanding of contract law.
Good communication at all levels.

Academic:
Essential
Good level of education to include 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above, A Levels.
Desirable
Construction related degree or working towards conclusion.

Professional:
Essential
Appropriate CSCS card.
Valid driving licence.
Desirable
Working towards MCIOB or RICS.

Additional Information
Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

About Us
Willmott Dixon is one of the largest privately owned Construction businesses in the UK. Our unique selling point is our people. We are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Above everything else you will be joining a values based business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets.
Willmott Dixon has very recently been awarded 14th place in the Sunday Times Best Companies Top 100 to work for and is the first major contractor and developer to win a Queen´s Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development. We have also been recognised for outstanding investment in communities with a CommunityMark from Business in the Community.
We offer a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package* including a company pension scheme, company car or car allowance, life assurance, discounted private medical cover, incentive/bonus schemes, employee trade discounts, and many more. We offer you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who recognize and reward your achievements.
  • Benefits may vary dependent upon the role and type of employment contract.