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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Mott MacDonald

Location: England

Job Type: Full time

Posted

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Do you want to work for a company whose purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes, and to transform businesses, communities, and opportunities for it's employees? Mott MacDonald is a global consultancy whose people do exactly that.

As an Assistant Quantity Surveyor you will work as part of the transport portfolio reporting to an experienced Quantity Surveyor who will provide support and guidance.

What you will contribute to the team;

  • Working as part of a large multi-disciplinary team providing commercial support
  • Support and advise the project manager in respect of fulfilment of all contractual obligations.
  • Produce detailed cost plans throughout the design phase of projects.
  • Actively promote and implement Value engineering and value for money
  • Review appraise and report on Main Contract / Sub-contract tenders
  • Monitor and process on behalf of the client commercial queries from consultants and contractor's.
  • Attend progress meetings to respond to commercial matters raised.
  • Attend internal management meetings to input to reporting processes
  • Check submitted assessments and applications and process
  • Clarify any queries with consultant or contractor and agree with project managers.
  • Carry out periodic commercial checks and due diligence in conjunction with the project manager to ensure information submitted corresponds to records held by the consultant or contractor.
  • In conjunction with the project manager provide ongoing assessment of consultant or contractor's estimate to completion.
  • Provide regular detailed finical report forecasting final project costs
  • Receive and check consultant or contractor's final account. Negotiate any amendments and reach a final figure and recommendation for acceptance or rejection.
  • Act in accordance with the project leaders instructions
  • Comply with QES system and group/unit directives
  • Preparation of monthly management reports
  • Secure new and repeat business in line with the sub-divisional budget
  • Prepare estimates and cost plans in line with the brief
  • Preparation of standard documentation - reports, valuations, letters, financial statements etc
  • Assess applications for payment inline with the contract terms
  • The production of lessons learned report for post contract review
  • The collection and analysis of cost data

Required for the position of Assistant Quantity Surveyor;

  • Degree qualified in a Quantity Surveying subject (or equivalent)working towards chartered status (MRICS)
  • Proven skills and experience of delivering within a Cost Consultancy/Main Contractor
  • Flexibility in work location and travel
  • Preferred experience in using electronic measurement systems
  • NEC Experience.

Preferred, but not required

  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Ability to prioritise and able to work under pressure
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Effective time management
  • Customer focus

If you meet 80% or more of what we're looking for, please still apply. We understand not everyone will meet all the requirements, but you might have skills we didn't know we need.

The Advisory and Programme Delivery (APD) unit delivers management services in all the sectors that Mott MacDonald operate in the Built Environment, Defence, Energy, Water, Transportation and, Education, Health and Care.

The Unit delivers services to projects ranging in scale and complexity up to £20bn, through the technical disciplines of Programme Management, Project Management, Project Controls, Scheduling, Cost Management, Estimating, Infrastructure Finance, Management Consulting, Digital Consulting and Education, Health and Care Management.

Our transportation portfolio is primarily a UK based business working in three key sectors of rail, highways and aviation. We deliver programme, project and commercial management services to clients in mainland Europe, Africa, Middle East, India and Australasia and supporting other parts of the transportation business across the globe. Our vision is to deliver major transportation projects as part of a global business and to establish our wide ranging consultancy as 'credible' and 'preferred' for our existing and new clients.

To apply for this role, please complete our 15-minute application via our website. Our talent acquisition coordinators aim to provide feedback within 5 working days with the outcome of your application. More information about our application process can be found here. If you have any questions regarding your application or the role, please reach out to the dedicated recruiter listed who will be more than happy to help.

Mott MacDonald is Work180 accredited - which means we actively support and encourage women to join our work force!

Benefits we offer:

  • Pension matched up to 7%
  • Life insurance
  • An annual professional institution subscription
  • Continuous development opportunities - because we want you to thrive
  • Agile/flexible working - because life isn't 9-5
  • Enhanced parental leave; shared parental leave policies - for parents and care givers
  • Annual company performance bonus scheme - Subject to company performance
  • Flexible benefits that suit you, including cycle to work & interest free season ticket loans

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at reasonable.adjustments@mottmac.com and we will talk to you about how we can assist.

More about Mott MacDonald
We're a global engineering, management and development consultancy.
Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients' businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.
Our values: progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence