Closing on: Dec 31, 2023
Job Category: Engineering Maintenance
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Office Based Project Based site based
Key Information
Job Details
  • Salary: DOE
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Working Hours:
    Mon – Fri, 8am – 5pm
  • Line Manager: Chris Cooper
  • Probation Period: 3 months
  • Cycle To Work Scheme
  • Avensure Zest for Health & Wellbeing
  • Pension Scheme
  • Eye Care Vouchers
Equal Opportunities
East West Connect Ltd is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on age, race, colour, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristics.

This policy applies to all employment practices within the organisation, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training and apprenticeship. East West Connect makes hiring decisions based on qualifications, merit and business needs at the time.

Job Description

We have an excellent opportunity for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join our expanding team.

At East West Connect we have over 30 years’ of experience in delivering tailored maintenance services to a variety of clients across many sectors. Our personalised approach towards all our customers is built upon a strong foundation of trust and familiarity.

Purpose of the role

To set tender and procurement strategies, produce estimates and assess staffing levels for projects. The scope of the role is to develop a commercial strategy that gives challenging and obtainable financial targets to achieve growth of project margin, articulate how these targests have been assessed and how they can be achieved.


1. Good knowledge of mechanical, electrical general building, fitting out, estimating and pre construction management, a strong knowledge and understanding of commercial management, contract and construction management and quantity surveying and standard measurement.

2. Qualified in quantity surveying, standard measurement, take offs, estimation process, margins, overhead and profit to be afforded.


1. Analytical quantity surveying and estimating, supply chain management and procurement, financial risk management and assessment of tenders and adherence to EWC banking convenience.

2. IT including spread-sheet software, presentation software, programming software and general software to allow all documents to be professionally created and presented.

3. Presentation and communication, in particular able in the use of the English language for verbal and written communication.

4. A developed ability to assess site conditions, site works and measures from a physical inspection.

5. Ability to prepare quantities and familiar with the standard methods of measurement.

6. An ability to read and understand tender documents especially specifications, drawings and Terms & Conditions.

7. To be able to read and understand quotations, resolving any conditions or qualifications contained therein. To be able to read and understand tender/ Quotation documentation (correspondence, drawings, specifications, etc.) either in a paper or electronic version, including action as required.

8. Able to plan and organise the work necessary to provide the cost estimate, cost variations, CRF and project financial accounts in line by the due.

9. To document, in a neat and meticulous manner, tender costs and project accounts, outputs and associated information arising from the preparation of the tender and financial accounts.


1. This is an overview of requirements for the company a specific activity schedule is attached at the end of the document.

2. Implement and comply EWC policies and procedures including business management systems, HR, IT, health and safety, environmental, communications and branding.

3. To implement and where lacking develop and comply with EWC policies and procedures including quality, health and safety and environmental, supply chain management, financial reporting process (CRF and project account management).

4. To comply and implement procedures covering Financial Control, Quantity Surveying, Estimating, Procurement, Tender Preparation, Tender Review, Estimate Handover, Project Financial Start-up Review, Project Financial Review and Control and Project Completion Review.

5. To ensure best prime cost are achieved on all tenders and continued throughout the project implementation.

6. To build and nurture a relationship with the clients financial team.

7. To review all proposed contracts and ensure that any onerous and any non-standard clauses are identified and understood by all elements of the project delivery team.

8. Checking, maintaining and control the Client’s enquiry documents, instructions, variation logs, full project account and maintaining the CRF for month inspection fully updated with costs and potential liabilities.

9. Preparing subcontract and materials enquiries and review of the subsequent quotations through to placement of comprehensive orders.

10. Preparing an accurate cost estimate and actual accounts for the projects in an elemental and analytical format for the resources required to carry out the works in accordance with the agreed programme and engineering requirements.

11. Generate client valuation and review with site team and management before issues in a timely manner, including establishing materials on site, maximising position linked to any subcontract applications and variations.

12. Preparing and presenting the commercial aspects of the project, upstream and down to your managers before submission to the internal account or submission to the Client.

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