Service Care Solutions Ltd

Assistant QS

A housing provider based in East London is looking for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join their team.

This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role and the successful candidate will have a full relevant Quantity Surveying qualification or experience in the field, experience with repairs and maintenance projects, have experience with domestic properties and ideally experience in a similar local authority or housing role.

The main purpose of the role is to assist with the Development and Implementation of all pre and post contract strategies, commercial functions, contract reporting on delegated projects and work packages.

Candidates must be able to show Residential/Housing on-site experience and "multi-phase project" experience to be considered.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following;

ONC/HNC/BSc Hons (or working towards a BSc Hons) in Quantity Surveying or similar

Strong commercial skills, maximising recovery, cost control and cash management

Good interpersonal skills - ability to work effectively as part of a team

Effective planning and organisation skills

Ability to use/understand financial reports and final accounts

The main responsibilities associated with the role are as follows;

Making good quality decisions and understanding the importance of good commercial management and maximising opportunities

Understanding strategies to enhance Nu Living offers to its customers

Contributing to relevant project procurement strategies

Maximising project cash/value by effective management of subcontracts throughout the development

Assisting with the production of relevant subcontract and main contract contractual records

Assist with the monthly payment & certification process

Carry out site visits as and when required to record progress of works on site

Assist with external valuations

Administration of contract records

Assist in the preparation of subcontract and material orders

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such is offering an hourly rate of £18.62 - £20.17 p/hr Umbrella Ltd (Approx.

£480 - £515 p/week NET after deductions).

If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.

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