Trainee/Graduate Quantity Surveyor
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Trainee/Graduate Quantity Surveyor to join an established contractor based in Manchester.
My Client is one of the UK's leading Main Contractors in the Residential, Commercial, Health & Education sectors with 50yrs experience tailoring projects to meet the high expectations of their clients.
Due to managing an increased number of properties, my client is looking to recruit in the Manchester region.
The main purpose of the role will be to assist the Commercial Manager and the Quantity Surveying team to provide effective cost management and cost control on their projects.
This will in turn allow you to acquire knowledge and skills in order to develop capabilities to become a fully-fledged Quantity Surveyor.
Duties: Assist the commercial team in the cost management of projects to ensure they are completed within budget Use systems and processes, allowing effective measurement of commercial performance.
Assist in providing accurate, real time, monthly reports (Cost Value Reconciliations) and final outcome forecasts Assist in completing tender analysis, sub-contractor procurement and payment of sub-contractor accounts
Attend and provide cost input at design team meetings Learn to value projects and suggest delivery solutions to ensure cost effective delivery.
Assist in providing financial information to the team to assist in future financial planning
Skills, Qualifications and Experience
Must have the ability of coordinating multiple tasks simultaneously and working to deadlines.
Must have excellent communication skills, proficient with IT and high attention to detail
Must have good analytical skills and the ability to apply common sense in all situations
Must have a degree in Quantity Surveying
This is an excellent opportunity for candidates who are striving to work as a QS