Assistant Quantity Surveyor in Hertfordshire

35,000

45,000

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Our client is a renowned, multi-award-winning bespoke joinery fit-out and manufacturing specialist located in Watford, Hertfordshire. They have a proven track record of delivering exceptional results for both commercial and private clients. Their expertise lies in the design, manufacturing, and installation of prestigious joinery, particularly in the South-East region. Operating from a modern, state-of-the-art facility, they leverage cutting-edge technology and equipment to create top-tier products.

With a diverse and friendly corporate culture, our client fosters a challenging and stimulating work environment that offers ample opportunities for career growth and personal development at every career stage.

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are in search of a talented professional with a keen commercial skill and a meticulous eye for detail, someone eager to evolve and grow. The ideal candidate should possess a foundational understanding of carpentry and joinery, coupled with some industry experience as an Assistant Quantity Surveyor. Your primary base will be at their Head Office in Hertfordshire, with occasional site visits, and the possibility of remote work can be discussed.

This is a full-time permanent position, but if you are seeking flexible or part-time work, please reach out to us. We are committed to accommodating various needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Administer change control processes, identify pricing, and negotiate variations.
  • Assist in managing cost-to-complete and cost-value reconciliations for projects.
  • Prepare and submit applications for payments, as well as negotiate and reach agreements with clients.
  • Cultivate and nurture relationships with clients and suppliers.
  • Collaborate with the Procurement Manager in procuring materials and subcontracting.
  • Support the Estimating department and contribute to estimating preparation, when required.
  • Be available for work both at the head office and various site locations as necessary.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in Quantity Surveying or a solid foundation in carpentry and joinery.
  • Exceptional commercial and financial knowledge with budgetary expertise.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A keen attention to detail.
  • Strong team player.
  • A driven, results-oriented mindset.
  • The ability to engage effectively with clients and suppliers.
  • A flexible and adaptable work approach.
  • Proficiency in computer applications and an openness to new technologies and innovations.

 

 

REWARDS AND BENEFITS

Our client offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, along with a discretionary performance bonus. Additionally, they provide life insurance, health insurance, a company pension, and ongoing training and personal development opportunities. Other benefits include additional leave, company events, a cycle-to-work scheme, life insurance, on-site parking, private medical insurance, and sick pay.

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About this Recruiter

Jake Rodger
Consultant

A bit about me

I’ve been working in recruitment for nearly three years, primarily focused on internal operations. At Cityscape Recruitment, I am part of the Commercial Fit-Out and Refurbishment team and am responsible for recruiting top talent for various white-collar positions within this sector. When I’m not working, I enjoy staying active and participating in sports such as Football, Golf, and Kickboxing. Additionally, I’m an avid musician and play the guitar as well as write songs as a member of a band.
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Construction professionals,
looking for a career enhancing opportunity

Find your next construction job, today.

Are you looking for new construction job? If you are a skilled construction professional, we will have an opportunity for you. We are an experienced construction recruitment agency and have an impressive track record of sourcing the best opportunities for the professionals we work for.

Providing you with an in-depth insight of industry knowledge, we can help you make the most informed decisions about your next move, now and for the entirety of your career.

Helping to enhance careers and teams

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About Cityscape Recruitment

Cityscape Recruitment is not like any other construction recruitment agency. Our business does not have a sales-driven environment, instead, we reward quality over quantity.

We use our specialist industry knowledge to help introduce and guide construction professionals into companies that best suit their desired career aspirations and personal goals. From Quantity Surveyors to Site Managers to Civil Engineers, we work to the same objective of helping to enhance their careers.

And our relationships don’t end on day one of a new role – we pride ourselves on our ability to build long-lasting relationships with both clients and construction professionals. And we are fortunate enough to work with many leading construction companies and professionals in London and throughout the rest of the UK.

SUPPORTING THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Clients we work for

Our clients range from small, privately owned specialist contractors right up to top-tier PLCs responsible for shaping our country’s landscape.

What our clients say

We have worked with Alex Wallace and the Cityscape Recruitment team for a number of years now and find their service excellent.

They supply well matched and vetted candidates and very quickly understood all our requirements. They have always demonstrated good market knowledge and an ability to deliver to our requirements.

Commercial Director,
Main Contractor

I have used Cityscape Recruitment multiple times over the last 5 years. Very pleasant to deal with and all candidates put forward for interview are well suited to the position and well vetted by the team, so there is no time wasted with unsuitable applicants. I would highly recommend Cityscape. I intend to use them again in the future should any vacancies become available.

Operations Director,
Platt and Reilly Ltd

The Cityscape Recruitment team has always been great to deal with. Always ready to listen to our needs and requirements, a quality some recruiters do not appreciate or have, then advising where they can assist in our staff procurement. We look forward to working with Laura and Cityscape in the coming years.

Director,
Soilfix

Construction Recruitment FAQs

Here are answers to some questions that you may have.

At Cityscape Recruitment we have teams of consultants who find opportunities for construction professionals in the following sectors:

  • Main Contractor – Build
  • Fit Out and Refurbishment
  • Residential Development
  • Specialist Contract
  • Civil Engineering
  • Consultancy

Read more about our company here.

Our Residential Development team recruits for the very broad range of roles available in the Construction and Civil Engineering industries. From Quantity Surveyor to Technical Coordinator to Project Manager.

They can also recruit for the complete range of seniorities within these specialist areas. From Graduate roles, up to Heads of Departments and Managing Directors

To view all our live roles, click here

Our clients range from small, privately owned specialist contractors right up to top-tier PLCs responsible for shaping our country’s landscape. 

Some of our key clients are Statom Group, 8Build, AJ Morrisroe and Sons, VolkerFitzpatrick, Troy Group and Bellway Homes. 

Whatever your career aspirations may be, we will have the opportunities and the industry knowledge to share with you.

Our office is in Rickmansworth, West Hertfordshire. We are, therefore, best placed to provide recruitment services for London, the Home Counties, and the Southern Region of the country. However, we can and do recruit for the whole of the UK and have made many successful placements for construction professionals in the Midlands and the North and West regions of the country. 

To view all of our live roles, click here

When you first contact us, be that through direct contact, responding to an advert or applying through our website, we will connect you with a consultant who works in your specialist area. 

Initially, they will arrange a meeting to talk through your CV and career history. They will encourage you to go into detail about your background and experiences, capabilities and responsibilities, personal circumstances and any other factors they feel are relevant to help them build up a well-rounded profile of you. 

We take extraordinary care in matching professionals to an opportunity – one that will help enhance their careers and a clients’ team. We therefore also use this meeting to empower you in your career. Using our extensive knowledge of the construction industry, we would provide in-depth overviews of businesses, projects and available roles, and guidance on where your strengths will add the most value and career potential. 

After this meeting, the consultant will speak to a number of their clients about you and your CV. Who they speak to can be either jointly agreed upon or you can trust the judgement and expertise of the consultant to contact clients they feel are the best fit for your experience and goals.

If any clients are interested in meeting with you, the consultant will manage the interview process, coaching you before any interviews if required. (Further guidance can be found here.)

If you are successful in receiving an offer(s), our consultant will communicate this with you and help to negotiate the offer(s) and any other terms of employment. 

Finally, we will support you in resigning from your current role, navigating potential counter offers and starting your new role.

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