Protech Site Services are currently recruiting for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join the team of one of the UK’s largest residential high-end developers.  

As an Assistant Quantity Surveyor, you will be working to ensure timely & accurate cost management, dealing with contractual issues & procurement & payment of sub-contractors for complex large volume development projects from pre-operational stage through to final account settlement.


  • The identification & procurement of suitable sub-contractors.
  • The negotiation & appointment of subcontracts within required timescales.
  • Providing the cost-data feedback to Divisional Estimating Department.
  • Administration & management of the financial aspects of the development.
  • Reviewing and forecasting the latest cost estimates and reporting.
  • Maintaining relationships with external employers such as Housing Associations undertaking valuations, cash flow forecasts, obtaining warranties, etc.

Skills and experience we’re looking for: 

  • Assistant Quantity Surveyor in a main contractor or housebuilder
  • Demonstrates strong attention to detail and produces accurate work
  • Knowledge of the Residential Development market
  • Commercially aware with analytical & proactive approach towards problem solving
  • Strong ability to negotiate and influence 
  • Excellent communication skills, verbally and written 
  • Confident in managing suppliers whilst negotiating and agreeing contracts 
  • Builds excellent working relationships
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment 
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • CSCS card 

Desirable requirements:

  • Degree or other technical qualification
  • Experience in high volume house building
  • Experience over qualifications will be considered as we’re open to supporting you with qualifications

Salary – £35k-45K


  • Competitive salaries and bonus schemes
  • Company car/allowance
  • Share save Scheme
  • Private pension 
  • Private healthcare and cash plan options
  • 28 days’ annual leave 
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Retail discounts 

Competitive salary and package available

If interested, please contact Chris on 0208 191 9100 or at

Apply for this position

Allowed Type(s): .pdf, .doc, .docx