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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
28/11/2016
Advert End Date:
03/01/2017 23:59
Salary:
£31,310 - £32,320 (CDHG Grade 6A)
Allowances:
N/A
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Architects / Surveyors / Engineers
Vacancy ID:
157845
Employment Location:
Thomas House, Meadowfield
Post Number:
CDHG/16/53

Job details 

Closing date:
3 Jan


Further information

The Assistant Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for assisting the Senior Quantity Surveyor in carrying out any quantity surveying duties including assisting in agreeing with contracting partners ‘agreed maximum prices’, valuing variations, processing valuation payments and agreeing final accounts to ensure successful delivery of repairs and maintenance & planned works programmes.

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Specific objectives and deliverables will be agreed as part of your annual performance and development review (PDR) process, the points below are a summary of your main duties and responsibilities.

• Prepare estimates, cost plans, bills of quantities, specifications and schedule of rates for responsive repairs, cyclical works, voids and investment programmes.

• Carry out construction project valuations and certification duties for responsive, cyclical, voids and planned maintenance works.

• Ensure that all valuations and final accounts are produced in a format that allows the Finance team to separate work by component per property for component accounting purposes.

• Deal with 'Open Book' accounting on construction projects and with interim and final accounts with contractors, suppliers and consultants including the resolution of contractual claims and settlement of contracts.

• Responsibility for undertaking financial checks, maintaining financial controls and monitor costs of schemes against budget. Carry out financial checks on completed Repairs and Maintenance job cards as required, and check compliance with CDHG’s policies and procedures.

• Carry out regular reviews of all schedules of rates to ensure their continued relevance and produce trend information on usage of rates.

• Undertake analysis of the performance of suppliers and contractors during the contract stage and following contract completion. Check compliance with contract terms and conditions and legal and regulatory requirements.

• Prepare and maintain progress and information charts/documents as required.

• Assisting the Senior Quantity Surveyor to support the performance management framework and monitor the status of relevant performance measures in relation to financial management.

• Liaise with staff in other directorates and with consultants as necessary to ensure the co-ordination and smooth running of projects, including legal services.

• Attend any pre-contract, progress and other related meetings relating to the delivery of CDHG’s Services.

• Comply with Health and Safety requirements, particularly with regards to lone working and ensuring own safety.

• Assisting the Senior Quantity Surveyor to prepare, profile, monitor and manage budgets for all construction related activities including responsive repairs, cyclical and planned maintenance.

• Manage a designated budget ensuring that value for money is achieved in all circumstances through the monitoring and control of expenditure and the early identification of any financial irregularity.)

• Manage health and safety issues in your area of responsibility in line with the relevant section(s) of the relevant Health and Safety Policy.

• Comply with Group confidentiality and information security policies at all times.

• Your duties may vary from time to time within the broad remit of your role and grade. You are required to undertake any such reasonable and appropriate duties.

For further information about this post, please contact Rebecca Marshall, Senior Quantity Surveyor via email to rebecca.marshall@cdhg.co.uk

Closing date for applications - 11.59pm Tuesday 3rd January 2017.

Interview date Wednesday 11th January 2017

In line with the group's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CV will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL COMMUNICATION REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION FOR THIS POST WILL BE SENT TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS THAT YOU HAVE REGISTERED WITH NORTH EAST JOBS, INCLUDING YOUR INVITE TO INTERVIEW IF YOU ARE SHORTLISTED. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL AFTER THE CLOSING DATE FOR NOTIFICATION FROM DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK AS YOU WILL NOT BE NOTIFIED BY ANY OTHER MEANS. PLEASE ENSURE YOU CHECK YOUR JUNK MAIL

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