Graduate Opportunity

Commercial Assistant / Quantity Surveyor

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Role overview

Amey’s Waste Recovery Park based in Milton Keynes combines state of the art mechanical treatment and the latest in energy recovery technologies to manage black sack waste from the local area in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way.

We’re looking for a Quantity Surveyor / Commercial Assistant to join our team working closely with the Head of Commercial in supporting business and contractual objectives. In this capacity you will be responsible for managing third party supplier contracts and payments, as well as supporting the wider Milton Keynes business and ensuring commercial best practice.

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  • Supplier Contract Generation.
  • On-going supplier management and ensuring services are provided in line with SLA’s.
  • Processing goods receipts for services completed by suppliers.
  • Support for any claims arising from unsatisfactory performance of contractors in the provision of services.
  • Generation and evaluation of any tender documentation for new works on site.
  • Contractor identification and evaluation.
  • Support the Head of Commercial with Milton Keynes Council and SPV contractual communications.
  • Support the business through providing and monitoring Key Performance Indicators and Contract Requirements. To include supervision and/or activities provided by other support staff.
  • Greater involvement in the contractual relationship associated with the Resilience Test.
  • Support and deliver monthly reporting requirements over and above those produced by other members of the team.
  • Collation of Cost and Value Information.
  • Preparation of Cost reconciliation statements.
  • Collect information required to specify procurement requirements.
  • Manage tender processes.
  • Agree final contracts with successful tenderer.
  • Measurement of works and agreements with subcontractors.
  • Municipal Waste contract monitoring.

What are we looking for?

This role would suit a hands-on individual who is looking to grow their commercial career. You should have demonstrable experience in a commercial or QS focused role, with excellent IT and numeracy skills. Any experience with contractual disputes or variation procedures would be highly beneficial.

You will have a degree in a relevant discipline, ideally with an understanding of general contract law. You should be have an interest in, or already be workings towards your RICS Chartership.

About Amey

We’re committed to creating better places for everyone. We take pride in making a difference, but also in being the difference: for the communities we serve, whatever the challenge, whatever the weather. By designing and consulting, building and maintaining, managing and investing in our country’s services and infrastructures we create better places to live, work and travel.

As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You’re surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your well being. There’ll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You’ll be stretched but always supported. To bring out the better in you. To shine as a better team player or self starter. To help you commit to better each day, delivering whatever steps it takes, great or small, to create better places for everyone.

We believe that we are what we do.

It’s more than just wanting to do better.

At Amey we’re proud to be the better.


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Job ID Number: AM09574
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Milton Keynes (Buckinghamshire)
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  • Quantity Surveying

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