Job Title: Assistant Quantity Surveyor
Location: Bristol
Category: Cost Management
Type: Permanent Full-time
Salary: Competitive
Reference #: RG1713

Job Description

JOB TITLE: ASSISTANT QUANTITY SURVEYOR
LOCATION: BRISTOL

Do you want to further your career as a Quantity Surveyor within a multi award winning property and construction consultancy that will develop your skills and fully support you to becoming a chartered Quantity Surveyor?

At Ridge and Partners, we offer client care and advice that very few, if any can match. Our Cost Management team fully embrace this philosophy by drawing on the vast amount of knowledge, expertise and experience gained from developing partnerships with private and public sector clients and supply chain partners from all around the world, working on over 70 long-term framework agreements.

And due to our continuing success and growth, we are now looking for our next talented Assistant Quantity Surveyors to join our Cost Management team based at our Bristol office.

Key Duties:
•Cost estimate and cost planning
•Forecast the cost of different materials and advise on alternative proposals
•Tender management including assembly of tender documents
•Evaluation of tenders and reporting thereon
•Contract management, preparation of contract conditions and assembly of contract documents
•Valuation of construction work and arranging payment
•Provide financial advice on variations
•Cost reporting
•Prepare final accounts

Skills Required:
•You will have a relevant RICS accredited degree
•Experience in a similar role within the building and construction industry

To be successful in this role, you will need to be an excellent communicator who can articulate complicated issues between our clients and our highly skilled project teams. You will also need to show ambition and a willingness to learn whilst demonstrating a high-level diligence and organisational skills.

As an Assistant Quantity Surveyor at Ridge and Partners will need to demonstrate the desire and drive to becoming a Chartered Quantity Surveyor which will be fully supported by the company (the national Ridge APC support process) and the Bristol Team.

What’s in it for you:
At Ridge we invest heavily in our biggest assets........our people. And as you will find out from day one in your Ridge career, you will be handsomely rewarded:
• Private Healthcare
• Life Assurance
• Generous Pension scheme: 6% Ridge Contribution
• Highly competitive salary
• 25 days holiday
• Salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme
• Free car parking
• Excellent work / life balance

Plus many more.............from free tea and coffee, a VERY generous social budget, HUGE charity events, tailored individual training and even a congratulations payment if you get married!

About Us
Ridge is an award winning, UK top 20 multi-discipline property and construction consultancy with over 600 people. Core disciplines include Project Management, Cost Management, Building Surveying, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Building Services Maintenance Management, Property Consultancy, Architecture, Health & Safety, Sustainability, Expert Witness & Advisory Services, Traffic & Transportation, Infrastructure Commercial Management, Geo-Environmental and Town & Country Planning. In addition, we provide property consultancy expertise for asset management, modern procurement, planned maintenance programmes, innovative strategies and holistic delivery planning.

We maintain a spread of projects across all public and private sector markets from affordable housing to Formula One which is the essence of our strength in the depth and diverse range of our activity. All services are accredited to BS EN ISO9001 2015 for quality, ISO14001 environmental and ISO18001 Health & Safety. Ridge has been successfully operating since 1946 and now employs over 600 people in 11 offices across the UK and has delivered projects in 75 countries worldwide.

Closing Date: 14th September 2019
   
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