Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Based: Warrington office; flexible working between the office, site and some home working. Sites will be throughout Liverpool/North West – Typically working 08:30 – 17:00 Monday – Friday

Working with us as a Assistant Quantity Surveyor, you’ll know that what you do matters, and creating an environment that enables you to be at your best matters to us. We get to see our impact and the improvements we provide to our customers every day; which is only possible because of our amazing teams, made up of great people, just like you Fast paced and progressive, you will have the opportunity to take responsibility and thrive in an environment where you are trusted; with a work/life balance that gives you the chance to feel motivated and satisfied, at work and at home.

Within our Social Housing Planned works programs and Voids, you will work both from home/office and on site, collaborating with your team in an environment that is inclusive and fair for everyone. Work streams will include both internal and external programmes, such as Sustain. Kitchen, Bathroom, Painting and Void schemes

You will be commercially focused to ensure we obtain and evaluate information to guarantee a realistic cost for the supply of works, goods, materials, and services for designated Repairs and Refurbishment Projects. Whilst liaising with Contractors, Suppliers and Clients to ensure information, costs, profitability and value meet the requirements of designated project/contracts.

What’s in it for you:

  • Attractive salary and benefits package to suit you.
  • 27 Days Hols & BH – option to buy or sell holidays.
  • Company pension scheme – up to 7.5%
  • Company Car or Allowance
  • Flexible working moving from office to site and some homebased working, we want our employees to have a well-balanced work/ life balance, therefore flexible working patterns would be considered.

We also offer our employees; Discounted Healthcare Scheme, High street & lifestyle discounts including Taste card, a day paid volunteering per year, length of service awards, and many more….

An outline of your responsibility as a Assistant Quantity surveyor 

Supporting in – 

  • Monthly CVR preparation
  • Prepare and monitor cash flow forecast for designated projects.
  • Ensure all invoices submitted accurately and for certified value to ensure payments are received on time.
  • Support your team to value and authorise payments to sub-contractors within the region
  • Liaise with Contract Managers to establish the project specification and requirements.
  • Attend and contribute to meetings with work colleagues and or Clients/Customers when necessary, building relationships and demonstrating excellent communication skills.
  • Assist in the preparation, processing and selection of estimates, bids, and tenders to demanding timescales.
  • Support the team with monitoring the contract progress, assess, and report any changes that may affect project costs and or time scale.
  • Assist in the control of contract budgets.
  • Assist in the development of the procurement programme.

About You

You will have experience of working as a Assistant Quantity Surveyor within the Construction industry and refurbishments, it’s a distinct advantage if you have an understanding of the Social Housing planned works sector, which will give you the knowledge to hit the ground running and contribute effectively to the team. Applicants will ideally have a couple of years experience of managing their own workload/contracts, knowledge of the CVR process and schedules of rates. Applicants will also have strong commercial acumen, excellent attention to detail and written and verbal communication skills. You will be an expert with IT with proficient MS office skills. You also must hold a Full UK Driving Licence as travel is a must with this role.

A little bit about us

Novus Property Solutionsis a dynamic, award-winning property maintenance, refurbishment, compliance, and decarbonisation specialist with more than 700 colleagues in 19 locations across Great Britain, providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. We are a social and environmentally responsible family-owned business with a rich 125-year heritage, delivering a range of bespoke services and solutions to a wide variety of clients. Our vision is to be the leader in building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate

At Novus Property Solutions we value people, and we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse workplace that enables our people to bring their full selves to work. We understand for many reasons that people very rarely meet all the criteria laid out in the job advert, so, we encourage you to apply for the role even if you do not meet all the criteria or hold all the qualifications. You may be just who we are looking for to join our award-winning Property Maintenance company in this, or another role.

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