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Apprentice Quantity Surveyor

50 Broadway, LONDON, E15 1NG
£18,000.00 annually
Closing date
28 May 2022

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Construction & Property
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
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Commercial assistance
  • To assist the QS with commercial administration and management on several live projects or projects at pre-construction phase
  • To measure all works accurately
  • Assist QS department in the preparation of final accounts
  • Assist in Sub-contract procurement and commercial management
  • Management and control of sub-contract accounts and variation accounts
  • Change management control
  • General day to day administrative duties
  • Preparation of documentation and the like for valuation, procurement or commercial administration
  • Assisting and liaising with the buyers on materials procurement and buying opportunities
  • To support the QS in the management the day to day cost control, monitoring and reporting
  • Maximise value and minimise cost
  • Develop an understanding of the designated contract, specification and pricing ensuring compliance with conditions throughout
  • Assist the QS with subcontractor selection and ensure the chosen subcontractor has the appropriate order and information to carry out their work
  • Measure progress, assist in submitting valuations, final accounts and retention release and monitor receipt of payment in a timely manner
  • Attend project and company related meetings
  • To communicate with all staff, clients, consultants and residents in a professional manner

  • Sufficiently manage the financial aspects of the project to ensure the correct safety equipment is always used
  • Be responsible for your safety and others around you

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Financial and commercial awareness
  • Effectively manages time in order to meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in MS office (Word & Excel)
  • Full UK Driving License (desirable but not essential)
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Strong communication skills and ability to form partnerships

Personal qualities

  • Ability to show team commitment along with a professional attitude to work
  • Can demonstrate an eye for detail and a commitment to delivery excellent standards
  • Knowledge of building legislation and health and safety legislation
  • No previous construction experience is required but a passion for the industry must be demonstrated

Desired qualifications

  • A Level DD or;
  • BTEC National Diploma PPP or;
  • Access to HE Diploma with 21 Merits or;
  • Level 3 Apprenticeship in related subject or;
  • Equivalent level 3 qualifications worth 64 UCAS points
  • 5 GCSE's including Maths and English (C or above) or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above)

Future prospects

Through a programme of continued professional development, there is every opportunity to progress within the company for ambitious and talented professionals.
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