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Division
Lovell Partnerships Limited
Ref
64885
Vacancy title
Assistant Quantity Surveyor
Function(s)
Commercial
Contract type
Full time permanent
Region
North West England
Location(s)
North West & North Wales region
Description

Long established in partnership housing, Lovell’s construction business has evolved in recent years to provide a truly national construction solution. Lovell is the nation’s complete housing specialist and we’re dedicated to delivering excellence in everything we do.

We are currently seeking to appoint an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join the existing Commercial team. They will be required to assist in carrying out the day to day cost control and financial reporting of ongoing project within the North West/North Wales Region including attending meetings, site measurement, valuations, production of financial reports, subcontract procurement and processing of subcontract applications.

Assisting in the day to day financial and cost control and reporting of one or more developments from the Award up to and including completion of client and sub-contract final accounts, recovery/discharge of all retentions and completion of archive material. Reporting directly to the Senior Quantity Surveyor & Quantity Surveyor the successful applicant will be involved in:-

  • Assisting in project cost control procedures in particular, re-measurement of the works/variations, inventories of stocks and evaluation of the interim/Final Account.
  • Assisting in and obtaining an understanding of effective management of cash, including careful administration of allocated sub-contractor accounts as directed by SQS/QS, at all times cognisant of the need to cultivate effective/longstanding relationships and promote dispute avoidance.
  • Assisting SQS/QS as required, in the Main and Subcontract Final Account process.
  • Assisting in the compilation and/or maintenance of sub-contract database/details, e.g. CIS/Insurances, etc.
  • Attending, observing and participating as required with other members of the project team, internal and external, in such as progress meetings, etc.
  • Health and Safety - All employees have a statutory duty to look after their own safety and to give due consideration for the safety of others. Employees also have specific responsibilities as set out in the Company Health and Safety Policy.
  • Equality & Diversity - All employees must comply with the Company Equality and Diversity Policy, ensuring that at all times behaviour is fair and non-discriminatory.

The applicant should ideally have experience of carrying out a similar role, at the level of Trainee or Assistant Quantity Surveyor, with a main contractor or house builder. The ideal candidate will have a Degree in Quantity Surveying and be a current member of the RICS.

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