Assistant Quantity Surveyor



Assistant Quantity Surveyor – Liverpool
About Colas
Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential
About the Role
We are looking to recruit an Assistant Quantity Surveyor in our Liverpool Office. This role will assist the team by carrying out quantity surveying duties for all contract work as directed by the Senior Quantity Surveyor. This will include but not limited to, preparing and submitting valuations to clients, placing sub-contract orders and making sub-contract assessments in line with tendered strategy. Be involved in the preparation and submission of final accounts, ensuring timeous receipt of monies by efficient invoicing and collection of all debts.
Although this role is Liverpool based, the commercial team are required to be flexible and must be prepared to travel for site based key projects and meetings.
As well as a highly competitive salary, Colas are also offering some great benefits with this role, which include:
* Competitive pension contribution
* A company car allowance or a company car with a fuel card
* 25 days annual leave per annum + the option to buy or sell up to 5 days annual leave
* Flexible working
* Ongoing training, and personal professional development
* Discounts on car leasing, holidays, cinema tickets, restaurants and much more through our online employee benefits portal
About you
The successful candidate will hold a relevant construction qualification or be interested in pursuing a Quantity Surveying professional qualification. You will be an excellent communicator, client focussed with good commercial awareness and commitment to business success. In addition, you will have experience of working in the construction industry in a Civil Engineering environment. You will have good time management skills and the ability to plan your own workload, working under pressure to meet deadlines.
You will also have:
* A flexible approach
* Good IT Skills in MS Work and Excel
* An eye for detail
* A full clean driving licence
* Self-motivation
Colas is fully committed to promoting equality and diversity and maintaining a culture of fairness, transparency and respect for all employees, clients, communities, suppliers, contractors and other stakeholders.
Colas aims to be inclusive, meet diverse needs and promote awareness and ownership in the workplace and the communities in which we serve

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