Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Posted 22 May 2024
Salary £30,000 to £38,000
Job Type Full Time
Business Area NPS Property Consultants

Job description

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

NPS Property Consultants works in partnership with Norfolk County Council, supplying expertise across property maintenance and consultancy services. The business supports a growing number of public and private sector clients across East Anglia.


With vast prospects for long term growth within the group, we are always dedicated to provide training and development opportunities to those looking to further a career. As such we have an excellent opportunity for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join our highly experienced, multi-disciplined Quantity Surveying team in Norwich to support the delivery of technical service to new and existing clients, primarily within the Public Sector.


This will give you the chance to work alongside an experienced team of surveying professionals and provide a full range of services to a number of development projects. As part of this team, you will be responsible for a number of duties to ensure we provide a comprehensive surveying services to our clients, including:

  • Provide professional and technical support to other members of the QS team 
  • Support the preparation of project cost estimates and costs plans appropriate to the RIBA stage of a project, and in accordance with NRM2
  • Assist in the preparations of high quality tender documentation to deadlines including production of pre-tender estimates.
  • Assist with the review and assessment of variation claims, and provide updated cost reports to the client on a regular basis.
  • Controlling all post contract procedures, making valuations for payments, producing financial reports and monitoring actual and anticipated expenditure.
  • Ensure work is delivered in a timely manner in accordance with the requirements of the project programme. 
  • Carry out other duties commensurate with your grade as directed by your line manager. (i.e. Building Re-insurance Valuations)
  • Facilitating good working relationships with clients.

Our Successful Candidate:

Whilst it would be ideal for you to have proven experience within all areas of surveying, we would be keen to offer personal developments opportunities and assistance towards industry qualifications for the right individual. As such, we are looking for as much of the following knowledge and experience:

  • HND / HNC (or equivalent) in a related surveying or construction discipline, or can demonstrate relevant experience.
  • Degree in Quantity Surveying - Desirable
  • Willing to work towards becoming a professionally qualified QS
  • Hold a current site card or is prepared to attain.
  • Proven experience within a similar or related role.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the business
  • Familiar with Construction H&S Legislation and associated Desirable Risks and Hazards - Desirable 
  • Full UK Driving Licence to meet travelling requirements for the role

Our Offer

Our Group ethos of nurturing and developing employees will mean you are full supported through your professional development, and this will be met with opportunities within the business to continue testing your skills.

This will be combined with a number of contractual benefits including a competitive salary and flexible benefits package that includes; 

  • 25 / 26 days annual leave          
  • Royal London Pension Scheme 
  • BUPA Health Cash Plan 
  • BUPA PMI reduced rate scheme 
  • Free parking in our new Head Office, situated next to Norwich airport  
  • Flexible & hybrid working arrangements 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Local benefits including gym memberships and store discounts.  

We are committed to employment practices and behaviours which encourage diversity, promote equality of treatment and eliminate unlawful and or unfair discrimination.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful and will not be progressed to the next stage.