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Assistant Quantity Surveyor / Central London / £45,000

  • Sector: Surveying & Cost Consultancy
  • Location: Central London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Job description

Assistant Quantity Surveyor / Central London / up to £45,000


We are working with a highly sought after main contractor, who are looking to recruit an ambitious Assistant Quantity Surveyor / Intermediate Surveyor to help deliver quality high-end projects across central London. Based in Central London they have a strong pipeline of work to deliver with most of their projects being within central London. The role is ideally suited for an Assistant QS looking to make the next step up and join a large and sought after main contractor.


This opportunity will allow you to help manage a range of fantastic projects whilst leading and undertaking a substantial wealth of responsibilities. You will be responsible for site development and all commercial cost appraisals for your projects and viability/feasibility analysis, managing sub-contractors, materials and goods, preparing and monitoring site costs and budgets and ensuring site set-up health and safety.


With a more than competitive basic salary on offer of up to £45,000, alongside a fantastic bonus scheme and package, this is a great opportunity to better yourself whilst having the clear progression path that other main contractors will struggle to offer.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Able to demonstrate, previous experience of working across a range of sectors such as residential, commercial, retail and education
  • The negotiation & letting of subcontracts within required timescales.
  • Providing the cost-data feedback to Divisional Estimating Department.
  • Administration & management of the financial aspects of the development.
  • Reviewing and forecasting the latest cost estimates and reporting
  • The relationships with external employers such as Housing Associations undertaking valuations, cash flow forecasts, obtaining warranties, etc.
  • Assist in maintaining a safe working environment within Company workplaces and applying the Company’s Health & Safety Policy for their own, their colleagues, third parties and the public’s benefit.


    Experience and Qualifications:

  • You will have at least 2 years experience of working within the Construction industry for a main contractor.
  • You will have sound experience of working within the same, or similar role previous. 
  • You will be degree qualified and member of the RICS or IOB (or moving towards professional membership)