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Assistant Surveyor / Watford / £25,000 - £35,000

  • Sector: Surveying & Cost Consultancy
  • Location: North London / Hertfordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £25,000 - £35,000

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Job description

We are working with one of the UK's leading house builders, who are looking to recruit an ambitious and aspiring Assistant Quantity Surveyor that shares it aims to be the number one house builder in the UK. Covering the North London and Hertfordshire area the business have the resources available to offer you the training and support you'll need to develop your career at a pace.

This opportunity will allow you to help manage a range of fantastic projects whilst leading and undertaking a substantial wealth of responsibilities on large multi phase housing schemes in the region.

 You  will be managing site development and the attainment of targets by conducting commercial cost appraisals 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 of £25k - £35k alongside a fantastic bonus and package scheme, here lays an opportunity to better yourself whilst carving a career that others will strive to replicate, with clear and attainable opportunities of progression in to the higher ranks of the company.


Key Responsibilities:

  • The identification & procurement of suitable sub-contractors.
  • 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.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • You will have experience of working within the Construction industry for a house builder or main contractor.
  • You will have sound experience of working within the same, or similar role previous.