Assistant Quantity Surveyor

£27,000 - £29,000

Benefits package

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place Oxfordshire access_time Permanent person George Osborn

Assistant Quantity Surveyor


£27,000 - £29,000


Ashbys Consulting are looking for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to work on a large mixed-use residential scheme in Oxfordshire. You will be assisting the Development Surveyor in successfully delivering their project. You will be an integral part of the site-based Commercial function and assist in the preparation of subcontractor procurement, contract administration, payments and account management.

Skills / Experience:

  •  Good organisational skills, and the ability to manage multiple tasks to a high degree of quality and accuracy
  •  Proactive and self-motivated
  •  Ability to prioritise and work under pressure
  •  Excellent communication skills with both internal and external customers
  •  Driving licence essential

Main Duties:

  •  Assist in the preparation of tender enquiry lists and packages, including scopes of works
  •  Assist in the procurement of subcontract packages to specification and budget, ensuring all bids are fully compliant and on a ‘like-for-like’ basis
  •  Follow Group procurement procedures
  •  Work with the Technical Department to value engineer the development where possible and reduce build cost
  •  Work with the Production Department during procurement and throughout the build process to ensure smooth construction and swift conflict resolution
  •  Work with the Sales Department to provide costs for additional works as requested by purchasers with due reference to the state of construction of the plot
  •  To assist in the review, management and minimisation of dayworks, variations and other non-productive costs
  •  Assisting with the settlement of final accounts for each trade
  •  Create and maintain mutually beneficial working relationships with subcontractors through regular liaison, teamwork and information sharing
  •  Forecast and mitigate cost risk
  •  Generate accurate payments in a timely manner in accordance with authorisation levels and commercial procedures
  •  Assist in the reporting of cost movements and budgets as required
  •  Comply with and promote Group procedures and Vision statements surrounding sustainability, ethics, etc.
  •  Monitor and feedback on subcontractor performance
  •  Preparing reports and correspondence as required
  •  Ensuring delegated tasks are completed on time and to the required standard and accuracy
  •  Additional tasks as reasonably required from time to time


An industry related degree would be essential in this role.


Please get in touch on 0203 019 3599 / to hear more about this position.



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