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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Mott MacDonald

Location: England

Job Type: Full time

Posted

Men
16%
Women
Show that gap who’s boss!
Women are 16% less likely than men to apply to a job once they’ve viewed it, but are 16% more likely to get hired after applying to a job.*
*LinkedIn Talent Solutions Gender Insights Report 2019

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 Assistant Quantity Surveyor you will be working as part of a large multi-disciplinary team providing commercial support. This will include working closely with project managers and design managers to ensure successful delivery of projects on time and to budget. You will support with the control of both internal and external commercial aspects of projects across a range of contractual arrangements.

A bit about the team
We operate in Highways, Rail, Aviation and Maritime. 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.

What you will contribute to the team;

  • 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

(APD) About the business unit
The advisory and programme delivery unit delivers services to projects ranging in scale and complexity from a few million pounds to £20bn through the technical disciplines of land advisory, programme management, project management, project controls, scheduling, cost management, estimating, infrastructure finance, management consulting, digital consulting, education and healthcare management.

How to apply
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.
We are a Disability Confident Employer and will offer an interview to disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role. You will be given the opportunity to apply through this scheme when making your application.
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.
* The opportunity to make a difference; learn more about our social outcomes

Equality, diversity and inclusion
We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.

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.

Agile working
At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team and personal commitments. We embrace agility, flexibility and trust.

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.
A fundamental part of this is respecting each person's differences and striving to meet their needs.
Our values: progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence