Willmott Dixon

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

City of London
16 Jan 2020
15 Feb 2020
Full Time
Set hours
Contract Type

The Role

Willmott Dixon Interiors is a people focused business that is driven by quality and customer service. To this day we remain family owned and ensure our core values are embodied by each team member. We are now looking to recruit an Assistant Quantity Surveyor that will align themselves with our commitment to customer service, quality and our culture.

You will be joining a supportive company that will develop your career and hope to offer you a career of a lifetime.

Our award-winning team create space that help businesses succeed. Combining the strength of a national contractor with the skills of a highly experienced design and fit-out team and completing one-off projects up to £80+ million in value.

The main role of an Assistant Quantity Surveyor at Willmott Dixon is to provide commercial support to senior surveying staff on one or a number of projects to ensure that projects are procured, delivered within budget and to the highest quality whilst exceeding our customers' expectations.

You will assist in accurately valuing, certifying and issuing any relevant payment notices for the subcontract works in accordance with the conditions of their subcontract. Ensure that external valuations are submitted in accordance with conditions of the main contract and that payments are received by the due date. Complete CVC reports, ensuring they accurately reflect the current position on site and the final profit projection.

We strive to build and establish excellent working relationships with our supply chain, consultants and clients where appropriate, this will enable you to identify any potential disputes in a timely manner to your line manager and then implement effective resolutions.

You will work closely with the project team and senior commercial staff to achieve or exceed budgeted targets for your project.

In return we provide you with a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, the opportunities for you to develop your career with Willmott Dixon and the training to make this happen - but most importantly a great place to work with a true family ethos!

The Project

As the specialist interiors arm of the Willmott Dixon Group we are currently involved in some major projects with individual values to circa £80m+. These include some major refurbishment to listed and landmark buildings, flagship stores for luxury brands, and educational & medical institutions. We have a very strong pipeline of interesting work for 2019 and beyond.

Essential and Desirable Criteria


MS Excel.

Procurement experience.

Experience in re-measurement.

Financial / cost control.

Appropriate CSCS card.

Valid driving licence.

A base understanding of contract law.

Reading and accurately interpreting drawings and specifications.

Desirable Criteria

Construction related degree

Personal Qualities

Good communication skills at all levels

Respond positively and with resilience to setbacks.

Prioritise and plan to deliver agreed objectives


Additional Information

Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

We are happy to consider flexible working.

About Us

Willmott Dixon is one of the largest privately owned Construction businesses in the UK. Our unique selling point is our people. We are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Above everything else you will be joining a values based business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets.

Willmott Dixon has very recently been awarded 4th place in the Sunday Times Best Companies Top 100 to work for and is the first major contractor and developer to win a Queen's Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development. We have also been recognised for outstanding investment in communities with a CommunityMark from Business in the Community.

We offer a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package* including a company pension scheme, company car or car allowance, life assurance, discounted private medical cover, incentive/bonus schemes, employee trade discounts, and many more. We offer you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who recognize and reward your achievements.

* Benefits may vary dependent upon the role and type of employment contract.


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