Assistant Cost Manager / Quantity Surveyor

Location London, London Job Type Permanent
Salary £30000 - £40000 per annum Sector Building and Construction

A central London based consultancy with over 40 years of experience with Project Management and Cost Management are seeking an Assistant Cost Manager to join their residential team and help deliver large residential, PRS hotel and commercial schemes on behalf of their blue chip clients.

As Cost Manager you shall be responsible for smaller projects and helped to build on your technical experience and client relationships to ensure that you are constantly improving and given the opportunity to develop personally and professionally.

Assistant Cost Management responsibilities and expectations.

  • Attend client, site and design team meetings throughout the life of each project and actively participate at these meetings

  • Prepare cost plans, feasibility studies, tender documentation and pre-tender estimates

  • Prepare robust contract documentation for execution by our clients and their main contractors.

  • Help to manage relationships with various people, including clients, project architects, services engineers, project managers, suppliers, contractors, as well as the internal teams

  • Actively carry out the post contract quantity surveying activities on schemes, including:

    • Preparing cost reports and discussing them with the clients project manager prior to submission.

    • Agreeing monthly valuations with the main contractors.

    • Valuing scheme variations.

    • Agreeing scheme final accounts

    • Analysing scheme construction costs for the client's taxation purposes

  • All cost managers are expected to have a 2:1 in Quantity Surveying

  • MRICS or on the pathway

  • Experience of retail and commercial schemes

  • Capable of prioritising and ensuring that the client is kept up to date with reports when required

If you are working towards your APC or have recently completed it and interested in moving to a forward thinking, modern consultancy with some of the most interesting clients in the UK then this is a great opportunity for you.

The company offer a competitive salary of up to £35,000 and package, which is reviewed regularly and are continually developing their staff.

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