Assistant Quantity Surveyor

The Company:


We are working with a leading regional contractor whose North West Office has created a great reputation for delivering varied and interesting projects for clients based in the North West of England. They have excellent relationships with their clients that means they enjoy a good proportion of repeat business and they are also members of a number of key procurement frameworks that generate a large proportion of their turnover.

The Role:


They are now in a position to add to their Commercial team as they are promoting one of their QSs who currently oversees a contract involving small works and maintenance for a key client involving individual projects valued up to £1 Million based in South Manchester.


They want to recruit an Assistant Quantity Surveyor or Junior Quantity Surveyor to be based on the contract full time. You will report in to the Commercial Manager who will provide ongoing support. You will work closely with the operations and technical teams to reach a successful commercial outcome on the projects.


The role will be largely site based.


General responsibilities will include the following;

Undertake commercial and contractual requirements on the designated projects in accordance with the company procedures and processes.

Ensuring sound financial performance including profitability, cash flow, and managing risks and opportunities.

Preparation of accurate and detailed monthly cost reports.

Application of Main Contract and Sub-Contract Forms and Standard Method of Measurement.

Preparing and agreeing Monthly Valuations, including valuing variations and forecast final account.

Help with the appointment of Subcontractors in accordance with Company Procedures, including procurement and account management including valuations, payment notices and agreement of final accounts.

To work closely with Contracts Management to ensure site records and correspondence are completed in accordance with the specific Contract requirements and Company Procedures.

Maintain close working relationship with the client and design team to assist in the success of the project.


They would like to recruit an experienced Assistant or Junior QS who has previously been responsible for managing building or refurbishment projects.

You will be based in or be able to commute to South Manchester (other schemes they have on site are typically based in Greater Manchester and Cheshire).

You will be contractually aware with a good understanding of Construction Contracts and ideally hold a Construction qualification.



You will receive a good salary and benefits package.

You will be working with a company who can provide a challenging and supportive working environment who have a really healthy pipeline of work starting on site during 2024.

Excellent opportunities for progression – the current QS working on this scheme is getting promoted and you will get the chance to work on other projects/progress too.

Job Posted: 
Mon, 17 Jun 2024
Closing Date: 
Mon, 01 Jul 2024

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