Assistant Quantity Surveyor

  • £30000 - £35000 per annum
  • Kent

Job title: Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Salary: Negotiable

Location: Dartford

Repairs & Maintenance

Daniel Owen are proud to be representing a leading Social Housing Contractor in the Dartford area that are looking for a brand new Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join their team.

You will be carrying out tasks such as being responsible for individual contractor accounts and regular reports and analysis. You will also provide commercial insight and support to ensure financial efficiency is achieved.

You will play a key role in budget management. You will be reviewing applications for payments, as well as creation of weekly and monthly reports for the Commercial Manager and Commercial Director as required.


As an Assistant Quantity Surveyor on this project, you will be a vital member of the team, and will work with your colleagues and the client to:

  • Support project delivery whilst achieving target margins
  • Ensure all necessary contractual processes have been observed, notices issued, records kept and documents stored
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with customers, consultants, subcontractors and your colleagues across the Property Services pillar
  • Prepare and negotiate interim valuations and final accounts including all necessary measurement
  • Make sure any agreement of variations with the supply chain is documented and recorded

To be successful in the role you will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Experience in working in a repairs quantity surveying / commercial environment
  • Experience of working in a social housing / housing maintenance environment (either client or contractor side)
  • Good planning, budgeting, organising and prioritisation skills. Experience of keeping sound business records
  • Strong report writing skills and able to interpret financial and other systems data. A good standard of written business English and a good working knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Able to build and sustain working relationships with different departments to achieve goals
  • Ability to work in a fast paced work environment and manage multiple activities and priorities to a deadline.
  • Willingness to take on new responsibilities and a desire to develop new skills to progress within the organisation.

If this sounds like a role that suits your profile, then feel free to get in touch.

Odhran McCarthy Recruitment Consultant

Apply for this role

Site by Venn