Junior Quantity Surveyor - Fitout

Posted 07 November 2023
Salary £30000 - £38000 per annum + paid travel & accommodation
LocationCounty Antrim
Job type Permanent
Discipline Construction
Contact NameAisling Bishop

Job description

Junior Quantity Surveyor | Construction - Fit Out

We are seeking a highly motivated Junior Quantity Surveyor to join our client's Commercial team based in Toome, Co. Antrim. This is an exciting step to take on a development role within the business, collaborating closely with the Operational team to ensure the successful delivery of pre- and post-contract activities. Working side by side with senior and junior colleagues, you will contribute to a supportive working environment which drives individual professional and personal development.

Our client operate throughout the UK and Ireland, providing all-inclusive fitout services across the hospitality and leisure sectors. This role will provide you with the opportunity to further your skills in different environments while benefiting from a fresh pipeline of projects and paid-for travel and accommodation.

What's in it for you?

Our client offers a range of benefits in addition to their remuneration, including:

  • Life Assurance & Private Medical
  • Income Protection and Company Pension scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Holiday buy scheme and long-service awards
  • Wellbeing scheme and family care policies (e.g. enhanced paternity and maternity)

Your New Role as a Junior Quantity Surveyor

You will play a crucial role in maximising the commercial success of the business. Travel will be required as part of this role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Budget Preparation and Analysis:
  • Procure subcontractors and suppliers as needed, ensuring compliance with company management systems.
  • Preparing order documentation.
  • Assess and certify interim payments to subcontractors.
  • Valuation and Account Submissions.
  • Prepare interim valuations and final account submissions.
  • Manage and value variation accounts.
  • Commercial Risk Management
  • Assist in generating accurate monthly Cost Value Reconciliation reports.
  • Establish, maintain, and enhance effective working relationships.
  • Ensure effective communication and collaboration between the commercial and operational site teams.

What you will need to succeed

You will be able to demonstrate on your profile and at interview:

  • 2-3 years experience in a similar role within construction/fitout.
  • Knowledge of relevant contract forms and commercial best practices (particularly JCT).
  • Experience in managing and addressing contractual issues
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in writing PQQ, Bid, and Tender submissions.
  • Familiarity with e-tendering processes and platforms.

The following knowledge and experience would be advantageous:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, or a related field.
  • Experience in writing PQQ, Bid, and Tender submissions.
  • Familiarity with e-tendering processes and platforms.

For a confidential discussion about this or any other vacancy in the Commercial Construction Sector contact Aisling Bishop at Vickerstock Recruitment.