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Assistant Quantity Surveyor (Highways) A47

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Gallifordtry

Uxbridge, United Kingdom

Bill Hocking

$100 to $500 million (USD)

Company - Public

1908

Published 361 days ago

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Assistant Quantity Surveyor – Highways

Location – Tuddenham

What you will be doing:

An opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join the team at Galliford Try.

You will work on our Infrastructure project and frameworks Ideally, you will be based locally, although we are open to subsiding relocation.

We are one of the Delivery Integration Partners (DIP) on the Regional Delivery Partnership Framework (RDP) with Highways England and have been awarded multiple schemes along the A47 running from Peterborough into Norfolk with a combined construction value in excess of £250m. The framework will see us firmly invest in the region through to 2025 and beyond, he projects range from construction of new dual carriageways, roundabouts, junction improvements and interchanges with a series of structures all delivered in partnership with Highways England and SWECO.

As Assistant Quantity Surveyor, you will work closely with your line manager to assist in the commercial administration, reporting and performance on a single large project or several smaller schemes

You will;

  • Participate in creating a knowingly safe working environment.
  • Use the latest Oracle software tools to accurately report cost and value to the business unit.
  • Interpret and critically evaluate expenditure reports produced by internal cost systems.
  • Be involved in the procurement of Subcontract partners including preparation of bid enquiry documentation and critical evaluation of bids.
  • Produce Subcontract documentation.
  • Apply the principles of ‘Doing the right thing’ in maximising value and profit.
  • Administration of subcontract works packages including, interim assessments of the amount due and change management.
  • Assist in the production and issue of commercial notices, to both the Client and Subcontractors, as required by the form of contract and the law.
  • Assist in the management of change in accordance with the form of contract, including the production and submission of Compensation Event Quotations and the maintenance of detailed schedules of value.
  • Provide information to the Commercial team to assist in the production of monthly payment applications to the Client.
  • Liaise with operational and engineering staff to maintain site records.
  • Collate and calculate information required to assist the Commercial team in the production and maintenance of a detailed ‘cost to complete’ including schedules of Subcontractor ‘liabilities’.

About You:

  • Participate in creating a knowingly safe working environment.
  • Use the latest Oracle software tools to accurately report cost and value to the business unit.
  • Interpret and critically evaluate expenditure reports produced by internal cost systems.
  • Be involved in the procurement of Subcontract partners including preparation of bid enquiry documentation and critical evaluation of bids.
  • Produce Subcontract documentation.
  • Apply the principles of ‘Doing the right thing’ in maximising value and profit.
  • Administration of subcontract works packages including, interim assessments of the amount due and change management.
  • Assist in the production and issue of commercial notices, to both the Client and Subcontractors, as required by the form of contract and the law.
  • Assist in the management of change in accordance with the form of contract, including the production and submission of Compensation Event Quotations and the maintenance of detailed schedules of value.
  • Provide information to the Commercial team to assist in the production of monthly payment applications to the Client.
  • Liaise with operational and engineering staff to maintain site records.
  • Collate and calculate information required to assist the Commercial team in the production and maintenance of a detailed ‘cost to complete’ including schedules of Subcontractor ‘liabilities’.

What We Can Offer in Return:
With an impressive order book of over £3.2 billion we are one of the industry’s leading principal contractors, affording you the opportunity to work on some of the UK’s most exciting projects offering you stability as well as the chance to stretch your capabilities and realise long held career goals. You will be joining diverse teams working at a high professional level with exceptional levels of commitment. With an ambitious strategy, we’re poised for further growth and success, so if you’re committed, talented and enthusiastic, Galliford Try is the right place for you.

We are committed to maintaining the physical and mental wellbeing of all our people, through our ‘Be Well’ programme which offers discounts on certain products, advice and support for a range of issues.

We invest in high-quality training for employees of all levels, from our leadership development framework to our apprenticeship programmes. Through our Career Paths initiative, individuals receive tailored training and support to fulfil their potential.

Our industry is all about creating talented teams that excel in their areas of expertise. As an employer, we know you are most motivated to give your best when you feel valued and engaged.

Our Agile Working programme empowers you with flexibility in when, where and how you work. Where appropriate, site and office-based employees can take advantage of a wide variety of working practices, offering different amounts of structure, regularity and flexibility to suit your needs as well as those of your wider team.

Our benefits:

We put our people first and our benefits package reflects that by offering a comprehensive range of attractive options to help support your career on top of a competitive salary.

  • Generous holiday entitlement, increasing with years of service, plus the opportunity to purchase further holidays
  • A wide range of corporate discounts
  • Cycle to Work schemes
  • Comprehensive pension plan
  • Regular Save as You Earn share purchase scheme
  • Private medical scheme options are available for all salaried employees and our employee assistance programme also provides free 24/7 support to those who need it
  • Paid for yearly membership to one recognised professional association relevant to your role

About us:
Named Contractor of the Year by the Water Industry Awards, Galliford Try is one of the UK’s leading construction businesses with a vision to continuously be a people-orientated, progressive business, driven by our values to deliver lasting change for our stakeholders and the communities we work in.

Our purpose is to improve people’s lives through building the facilities and infrastructure that communities need, providing opportunities for our people to learn, grow and progress, working with our supply chain to promote the very best working practice and caring for the environment in which we work.

We do this by holding true to our values, delivering excellence for our clients and the community, being passionate about our role in providing vital services, putting integrity at the heart of our business by doing the right thing, and collaborating with our clients, supply chain and stakeholders to deliver lasting change and long-term value.

For more information on this role or to enquire about other positions available within our Environment business please contact Adam Wright on [email protected].

Additional Information:

Galliford Try welcomes applications from candidates who would like to work flexibly and this will be discussed in more detail as part of the recruitment process.

We encourage you and would be grateful if you could confirm any requirements we can reasonably fulfil to make this application a positive experience for you.

Don’t meet every requirement of the role? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Galliford Try, we are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every requirement of the role, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

A full job description for this role is available upon request.



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Primary Location: Norfolk
Work Locations: Rosebery Court, Norwich St. Andrews Business Park Thorpe St Norwich NR7 0HS
Job: Construction (Site Management)
Organization: Construction & Investments
Job Type: Experienced
Job Posting: Jun 19, 2023, 7:56:31 AM


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