MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Register and acknowledge receipt of all project enquiries • Manage/monitor all commercial aspects of projects • Develop and maintain accurate cost reporting /monitoring/forecasting for: 1. Building works 2. Engineering works 3. Preliminaries 4. Design cost/performance 5. Increased cost/market trends • Identify areas of risk/scope and develop with the project team • Manage and produce/take off Bill of Quants (BoQ) • Produce control document when project secured • Review proposals with Designers and select/agree subcontractor enquiry list • Produce monthly status report including items listed above • Lead procurement of subcontract works packages • Organise and chair subcontract settlements • Provide support in respect to legal/contract issues associated with the project • Attend post tender/pre-qual interviews and report accordingly • Attend site meetings as necessary • Input to the supply chain/preferred suppliers for constructional elements in conjunction with project teams for subcontractors/suppliers
Requirements and prospects
• Good level of verbal and written English and strong numeracy skills • Confident communication skills • Logical thinker • Practical with good problem-solving skills
• Bright, keen to learn and develop a career, good with numbers, great eye for detail • Interested in construction, numbers, design engineering, project management, cost control
The typical entry requirements for this Apprenticeship will be five GCSE's or equivalent at Level 4/C or above, including Maths and English; or a Level 2 Apprenticeship. Some employers have their own specific entry requirements.
Once qualified a Quantity Surveyor can achieve promotion through the team to Senior QS, Commercial Manager, Project Controls Manager, but there will be multiple opportunities throughout the business. We are keen to develop our staff and our corporate growth plans present exciting personal growth potential. An apprenticeship with us is just one channel to the Company learning curriculum. This is all designed to equip you to be ready to take advantage of the great opportunities that are ahead.
Things to consider
The company operates a flexible working policy. Core hours are 9.30am to 4.00pm Monday to Thursday and 9.30am to 3.00pm on Friday. You are required to take a minimum of 30 minutes for lunch (unpaid) each day between 11.30am and 2.00pm. Up to 10% annual performance based bonus. Full employee benefits package including life insurance, pension, holiday trading, private medical insurance and health cash plan, perks at work and more. This role is office and home based initially, however, as projects progress there will be opportunities to work on site as part of a site supervision or commissioning team. This will mean some working at height, and some travel will be required.