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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Job Description

Job Description

Reporting to the project commercial lead for a number of commercial aspects of a project as part of their learning and development.

Works with the project team to protect the BBV commercial position, whilst developing an understanding of contractual, commercial, insurance and legal processes relating to contracts.

What you'll be doing

  • Assisting with weekly cost to complete/budget reviews with the contract delivery teams

  • Maintaining deadlines in line with the monthly commercial calendar

  • Attend internal and external commercial review meetings

  • Ensure commercial challenge at all times to contract delivery teams

  • Upload documentation as and when necessary in line with business requirements

  • Assisting with the production of management information required and take responsibility for the accuracy of information (Provisions, Cash flows, Applications, etc)

  • Assisting with the management of commercial aspects with the client including Compensation Events/Variations, Extension of Time and Completion request etc

  • Maximising value and minimising cost, ensuring that appropriate controls are in place to monitor and manage the operating cost base

  • Assisting with the preparation of monthly financial performance reports

  • Assisting with the management of the commercial aspects of subcontract accounts from procurement to interim and final account agreement

Candidate Description

The following qualifications are essential:

  • BSc or MSc in Quantity Surveying or experience equivalent

  • Previous experience working in a civils/infrastructure project as an Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Employer Description

Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV) is responsible for designing and building part of the most exciting and challenging infrastructure project in Europe: HS2.

We are building the West Midlands section of HS2's Phase One route, spanning approximately 90km from Long Itchington in Warwickshire to the centre of Birmingham and on to Handsacre in Staffordshire. We will be employing thousands of people from the region to design and build the civil infrastructure for HS2 and we are looking for a wide range of skills to join the team and support this unique and ground breaking project.

Diversity and Inclusion: We aim to be a leader in equality, diversity and inclusion by creating a safe inclusive working environment for all - living our values of Safety, Respect, Integrity and Leadership. We are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging all staff to engage in a diverse range of year round learning opportunities and provide personal development opportunities. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture.

Flexible working: Flexible or agile working is encouraged at BBV and we recognise the value and diversity of candidates which this can bring to our business operations. Not every role can provide a variety of working patterns to suit people's personal needs however we are happy to discuss agile working opportunities at BBV with you., Balfour Beatty VINCI is a long established joint venture between two global leaders in the delivery of critical infrastructure. Working together for over 30 years, we have been successful in delivering a number of significant infrastructures; creating unrivalled expertise and capability across rail, highways and aviation sectors in the UK and beyond.

In 2008, we announced our formal alliance with the aim of delivering modern and innovative solutions to the UK's infrastructure needs. Since then, our collaboration has gone from strength to strength. We've successfully bid and delivered many key projects for Crossrail and Highways England Smart Motorways Programme. Balfour Beatty VINCI is a powerhouse for critical infrastructure.