Assistant Cost Manager / Quantity Surveyor

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Assistant Cost Manager / Quantity Surveyor

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    £20,000 - £30,000 + Full Professional Package

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    Laura Belcher

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    about 1 month ago

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Atkins Search are proud to be working in partnership with a market leading Construction Consultancy to recruit an Assistant Quantity Surveyor / Cost Manager to join their already successful team based in Derby (easily commutable from Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Burton on Trent or Staffordshire). The reason for the vacancy is due to continued growth and future project wins!


My client are a privately owned business, born out of a desire to provide a high level of customer service to their clients and have found themselves in the enviable position where the majority of their work comes through repeat business. Client recommendations have been instrumental in the ongoing growth and the development of their business, which for any prospective future employee will demonstrate the quality and depth of the business you will be joining. Suffice to say, word of mouth can be both positive and negative, but with our client it drives their future business growth.


We are looking for a talented individuals to work with the experienced Senior Management team to undertake all Cost Management duties (pre and post contract) on behalf of the company. Regarding projects, you will work on a variety of large-scale strategic Infrastructure and Construction schemes, offering services that spans the full breadth of project delivery from the initial stages of inception, viability and feasibility all the way through to successful delivery on site, for local government organisations, private and public sectors clients and developers throughout the Midlands. With this type of portfolio they can offer prospective employees a diversity in workload and a chance to truly shine as you become integral to the ongoing growth of the business.


The ideal candidate:

  • Construction related degree (or equivalent) i.e. Quantity Surveying and/or Commercial Management

  • Ideally 1-2 years + experience in providing quantity surveying services on projects

  • RICS, MRICS or APC (or working towards)

  • Consultancy experience (desirable)

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent organisation skills with an attention to detail and ability to multi task

  • High level of computer literacy

  • Understanding of industry recognised construction contracts (NEC, ICC and JCT)

  • Understanding of procurement routes associated with construction projects

  • Ability to manage relationships effectively

  • A proactive approach to achieving results


Atkins Search act as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Construction, Consultancy, Residential and Infrastructure recruitment and service the East and West Midlands, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Peterborough and Northern Home Counties regions.