Assistant Quantity Surveyor, Croydon

Job Summary

Reference: 89169
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Croydon
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: plus package
Date Posted: 11/17/2016

Job Description

Assistant Quantity Surveyor required for this contractor specialising in carrying out refurbishment and fitting out projects in the commercial sector, based in Croydon.

This is for a permanent position, not freelance, a background with commercial refurbishment and fit out contractor. This position is for an assistant quantity surveyor, who wishes to develop their experience, and career, with the company.

This company is becoming one of London’s leading and most respected commercial refurbishment and fit-out specialists.


Assist in managing and drive subcontract procurement, deliver the procurement to a programme ensuring timely placed orders. Identify risks, gains, areas of design input or potential value engineering. Assist in establish and monitor subcontract resources. Produce subcontractor buying analyses together with detailed back up information identifying the package summary for approval for management, prior to order being placed.
Assist in the production and issue accurate and timely CVC’s ensuring preliminary and material costs/forecasts are managed. Assist in preparation of CVC’s to be reviewed with technical, production and purchasing disciplines. CVC’s prepared for review by management approval.
Assist in production comprehension subcontract orders, manage their return and completion with accurate records taken.
Assist in administration subcontractors accounts, in accordance with the subcontracts, including valuing, re-measure and certifying timely payments.
Assist in the preparation, agreement and issue valuations in accordance  with contract requirements. Produce Contract Sum Analyses and Cashflow forecasts, ensuring a positive cashflow is maintained for the project.
Attend and actively partake in Design meetings, Client meetings and Internal Team meetings, and actively drive to pursue Value Engineering options.
Assist in the management of the clients final account, inclusive of delivering and agreement of contract variations, communication of their outcome, implications and the preparation of forecast final accounts.
Assist in the responsibility for cash management projects, by minimising costs and maximising value through proactive analysis and facilitation of works packages.
Assist in the management of contract finishes schedule, review and evaluation of specific costs and alternatives. Work towards closing out an accurate value engineering finishes specification delivered within the works on site.
Trained in experience required for the delivery of refurbishment and fitting out schemes where the company is involved. Providing cost information  to support specification decision making, sales and marketing costs and customer preferences.
Assist in the control and accurately report cost together with future financial projection.
Work in partnership with all departments, assist in driving communications and problem solving


Ideally degree or diploma qualified, or similar relevant qualification
Commercial background, ideally which has been gained with in refurbishment and fitting out projects in the commercial sector, with a reputable interiors or fit out contractor.