Assistant Quantity Surveyor


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Morgan Sindall Property Services Limited
Vacancy title
Assistant Quantity Surveyor
Quantity Surveying
Contract type
Full time permanent
westminster - london

Competitive salary and benefits


26 days holiday plus bank holidays, enhanced pension plan, private healthcare, life assurance, training and development, funded professional subscription, share save, Work Perks discount and offer scheme, extensive wellbeing benefits and resources including online advice, guides, counselling support, 24hr digital GP, cycle to work, eye care vouchers, paid voluntary work, enhanced family polices and we will accommodate requests for flexible working where possible.

About the Company

Morgan Sindall Property Services provide integrated asset management for housing associations and local authorities, focusing on improving the living conditions of residents and leaving a lasting legacy in the communities we serve.  Our services include, responsive repairs, void refurbishments, compliancy services and planned maintenance works.


Using data, we provide actionable insights for our clients, helping to inform investment decisions, improve customer experience, identify vulnerabilities in communities (e.g. domestic abuse) and protect the environment. Collaborating with our partners, we find solutions to support and deliver projects to the highest quality and standards.


With over 800 employees, we focus on a culture which puts people at the core of everything we do, encourages innovative thinking and always puts our customer first.


About the Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor,  the purpose of the role is to assist with the day to day financial control, reporting and commercial performance management of one or more projects from award up to final account.

Your duties will include:

  •  Assist in the commercial control of all allocated projects including provision of timely and accurate documentation in accordance with the reporting timetable as required by the SQS/QS.
  • Assist the SQS/QS with cash management including timely application / certification / invoicing / payment / receipts and careful administration of subcontract accounts.
  • Accurate valuations and/or SOR billing undertaken as required.
  • Assist with the procurement of subcontract trades as directed.
  • Assist with the effective commercial management of contracts to maximise gross margin.
  • Site visits as required to carry out surveying duties.
  • Utilise the iMS system and Commercial Management Rules to ensure standards and consistency across the business.
  • Assist in pulling together information for contract KPI’s
  • Assist in implementing all our policies, company and industry standards and initiatives and manage contractual compliance across all projects as directed.

About You

  • Knowledge and understanding of measurement and valuation.
  • Knowledge and understanding of budgets and forecast management.
  • Knowledge and understanding of administration of contract records
  • Knowledge and understanding of subcontract orders and buying.
  • Knowledge of responsive, cyclical and planned maintenance.
  • Good understanding of IT systems and packages


The following behaviour principles are important to this role:


  • Put customers first
  • Do the right thing
  • Are passionate about what we do
  • Grow together
  • Strive to be sustainable

Build your career with a leading property services company, where we recognise that diversity of thought and talented people are key to our success.

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