Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Location Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Category Telecoms
Job Type Permanent
Salary £35,000 - £40,000 + Car Allowance £4,800 + Bonus


Assistant Quantity Surveyor (Civils - Telecom Utilities)
Newcastle Upon Tyne
£35,000 - £40,000 + Car Allowance £4,800 + Bonus

A great opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join a leading telecoms infrastructure provider. You will support the commercial and contractual management of a portfolio of telecoms projects, these include; new build, enhancement projects and service frameworks.

Some of what you will be doing will include:

·Manage the commercial resources of the assigned project (or region/workstream) to manage planned expenditure through the placement and control of contracts

·Value work executed by main contractors and certify interim and final payments

·Support the authorisation and submission of project variations

·Assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks and implement the companies' policies for risk management

·Provide commercial and contractual expertise to contracts, to include the production and submission of valuation certification, drafting & issuing correspondence, claims, produce and report budget monitoring and producing contract/workstream performance data

·Assist in the monthly measurement of supplier KPI’s and reporting

·To provide robust, timely and accurate cost and value data at both project and regional levels and their progress in relation to the programme schedule

To be successful in this role you’ll need:

·Previous experience as a civils/utilities Assistant Quantity Surveyor including procurement of contractors, chairing regular meetings, measurement and control cycle, certificates and accruals calculations

·Ability to use spreadsheets to interpret and collate financial data

·Working knowledge of ICC and NEC3 ECC forms of Contract

·Negotiation with suppliers and partners

·Presentation skills and report writing

·Experience in the civil engineering and street-works 

·Excellent communication, numerical and computer literacy skills

If you have any of the following skills that would really help but is not essential: 

·Experience in the telecoms or utilities sector

·Experience of NRSWA and SRWR street-works requirements

·Experience in Active network infrastructure

If you feel that this role is for you, then please apply in the first instance with your up to date CV. Further details can be obtained by contacting Lee Harley at Intersect Global Limited.