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Assistant Quantity Surveyor


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General information

Organisation

Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 120 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.

  

Reference

2022-7799  

Position description

Job title

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Egis is a leading global consulting, construction engineering and operating firm. We work hand-in-hand with our clients, across every aspect of transport, energy and the built environment to build a more balanced, sustainable and resilient world. The Egis Group has more than 50 years of experience and a team of 16,000 employees in over 100 countries around the world. Joining our Group means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.

 
In the UK we're proud to be delivering some of the most iconic projects which help connect people, protect our environment and meet emission reduction targets. From motorways to tramways, nuclear power plants to smart cities, clients choose us to help them solve their most complex challenges - delivering climate-responsible growth that meets the needs of communities, industry and the planet.

Job description

We are seeking an Assistant Quantity Surveyor. You will be working in the Service Delivery team providing assistance to the Commercial/Quantity Surveying team in relation to commercial & contractual control and support the Operational delivery teams to meet service levels for both planned and reactive works.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Carry out tasks as instructed by various members of the Commercial/Quantity Surveying team, such as measurement for valuations
  • Ensure all duties are carried out in accordance with standard company QHSE procedures and work instructions
  • Assist in the management and maintenance of the contract cost reporting system as directed by the line manager
  • Prepare cash flows for payments in and out
  • Assist in the preparation of accurate forecasts of project cost to completion and final value
  • Assist with sub-contract tender process and support the preparation of sub-contract documentation
  • Prepare payment certificates for sub-contract work
  • Assist with the preparation of interim applications for payment
  • Assist with the valuation of variations
  • Assist with the preparation of valuations and claims, ensuring that they are supported by relevant records
  • Assist in the preparation of accurate monthly reporting of cost and value on the project(s) in line with the Company’s reporting process
  • Identify potential risk and opportunities and escalate these as appropriate
  • Carry out all activities so as to comply with BMS and Group Minimum Commercial Expectations
  • Where appropriate and where used on the specified project, assist with the utilisation of BIM to support progress monitoring, provide commercial reporting and incorporate information to support change management, variations orders and encourage
  • Live the Connect Plus Services Values
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm
  • Support the delivery of the business’ Sustainability activities

Profile

Some previous relevant experience in quantity surveying is required. Membership of a relevant professional body and/or working towards a relevant professional qualification is desirable, such as RICS/CIOB/InstCES. A valid CSCS card is required.

 

Individuals will require:

  • Awareness of the tendering process
  • Awareness of the various forms of contract used across the industry
  • Knowledge and understanding of commercial management of Construction projects and the construction process in general 
  • Knowledge and understanding of sub-contracting principles
  • Awareness of the requirements to provide and obtain Insurance, Bonds and Warranties
  • Proficiency in administration, writing, numeracy, IT and MS Office
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Enthusiasm and results focus, together with an ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Effective negotiation skills with both internal and external customers

 

 

 

We are committed to our planet

In each project we design, engineer and operate we care deeply about the legacy we’re leaving behind. As part of our team, you’ll have a unique opportunity to use your skills and expertise to shape a better future for our communities in the UK, and all around the globe.

Our commitment is translated in the work carried out by our Egis Foundation, which funds concrete actions to address the climate crisis and is focused on educational and social initiatives that will help in the responsible and sustainable shift towards a sustainable world.


Equality, Diversity & Inclusion:

We are an Equal Opportunities employer, and we strive to build a workforce that truly reflects the communities we represent. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic. If you decide to apply for an opportunity with us, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and every one’s contribution as this builds our culture and means that if you work with us, you will be included, listened to, and respected.

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom

City

  Leatherhead

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

0-Without graduation

Minimum level of experience required

N/A