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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Aldwych Consulting
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£30000.00 - £42000 per annum
Closing date
10 May 2024

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Assistant Quantity Surveyor
Consultancy firm

An amazing consultancy firm is looking for a dynamic Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join their established team! This Manchester-based role is offering the successful candidate the opportunity to work on a range of exciting infrastructure projects across a variety of sectors. If you are an ambitious Assistant Quantity Surveyor who is looking to expand their portfolio, and broaden their industry knowledge and experience, then this is the role for you!

In this role, you will have the chance to learn from a team of established, industry-leading Quantity Surveyors, whilst having the chance to manage your own responsibilities and play an impactful role in the project life-cycle! This firm offers cutting-edge training, unrestricted progression, and an excellent salary and benefits package!

If you want to become an important part of a respected, inclusive and forward-thinking consultancy firm, then look no further than this opportunity!

Responsibilities of the Assistant Quantity Surveyor:

  • Assist in establishing client's requirements and undertake initial cost planning exercises.
  • Carry out cost planning and value engineering to RIBA design stages and give informed client cost advice.
  • Have an understanding and develop an opinion on procurement strategies.
  • Prepare tender and contract documents, including BOQ's for checking by senior staff.
  • Carry out tender appraisals and identify a recommendation for the client.
  • Monitor and record costs of projects.
  • Identify risks to projects and assess cost variations.
  • Value completed works and arrange payments in accordance with the contract.
  • Be able to produce draft project or claim reports under the supervision of senior staff.
  • Issue notices in accordance with the contract under claim situation.
  • Liaise and confidently communicate with other members of the project or client team.
  • Maintain detailed variation and risk register information.
  • Able to prepare draft final accounts.


  • Confident to attend and input into project meetings.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction techniques and principles.
  • Demonstrates an appetite for CPD.
  • Numerate.
  • Reliable and trustworthy.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Smart & presentable.
  • Confident.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Good communicator.
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Willingness to work on a secondment role in a client's office or on site premises
    Car driver.


  • 25 days annual leave plus statutory bank holidays.
  • Private medical insurance
  • Eligible for discretionary Company bonus scheme.
  • Professional membership with RICS

Aldwych Consulting values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


Aldwych Consulting offer a personalised service tailored to candidates seeking opportunities in the structural and civil engineering consultancy and contractor sectors.

Our approach is founded on the extensive personal experiences and industry connections of our founding Directors. With over 45yrs collective experience in recruiting for leading consultancies and contractors within the engineering industry, our insights are unparalleled.

Aldwych Consulting takes pride in fostering strong relationships with the most dynamic consultancies in the UK. We have earned a first-class reputation offering premier job opportunities with the best employers.

If you are considering a career move and wish to explore new possibilities with the assurance that your application will be handled with utmost confidentiality, please get in touch with us today.  

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73 Watling Street
8 Dalegarth Gardens
United Kingdom

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