Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Employer Information

Lagan Specialist Contracting Group


T: 028 9045 5531


Lagan Operations & Maintenance are recruiting for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Location: NI, Head Office based in Belfast

Role Overview
To efficiently and effectively provide professional surveying support to the project teams and implementing commercial processes and systems on projects.

What you'll do:
The following reflect the main tasks associated with your position and are not intended to be exclusive or exhaustive:

  • Provide commercial support to aid with the delivery of the Lagan O&M contracts
  • The provision of accurate and timely reports and advice to the to the management team whilst ensuring the contract achieves the appropriate commercial targets.
  • Ensure that all reporting is accurate and completed to agreed timescales
  • Maintain and coordinate all commercial reports required for the successful commercial management of the contract
  • Ensure all subcontract issues are resolved, deferring to the Lagan O&M Management team where appropriate
  • Ensure the accuracy of the commercial data
  • Ensures compliance with all contractual requirements, provide support on both the contract and the schedule of rates to maximise value recovery
  • Support the management of subcontract accounts including interrogation, procurement, payments, variations and final accounts
  • Preparation of all subcontracts to meet the company standards
  • Ensures all subcontractor commercial issues are resolved and payments are timely and correct
  • Identifying, raising and pricing of variations in line with the change control process
  • Obtain maximum recovery through accurate measurement of the works completed
  • Provide key information across the project teams
  • Preparation of all Sub-Contract documentation ensuring all main contract provisions are correctly passed through to the supply chain to ensure all risk is mitigated, and to ensure that any additional risks are covered

What we offer you:
In return, we offer a competitive salary plus we’ll provide a wide selection of lifestyle offers, development and learning programmes, services and support designed to help you manage and balance your work/life priorities.

​​​​​​​Our Core Benefits include:

  • Employer Pension Contribution
  • Membership Fees of relevant Institutions & Professional Bodies
  • Life Assurance Plan
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Use of our new onsite Gym (based at Belfast Head Office)
  • Car Allowance
  • Annual Leave beginning at 25 days + Statutory Holidays
  • Annual Leave increasing by 1day with each year of service up to maximum of 5 days
  • Ongoing Health & Wellbeing initiatives

What you'll bring:
Your main skills and experience will include:

  • BSc in Quantity Surveying (or other equivalent commercially related discipline)
  • At least 3 years experience working in a QS environment
  • A thorough understanding of the financial and commercial issues facing construction projects
  • Ability to work in a team environment contributing across a business unit or area
  • Good operational planning and time management skills; able to manage projects simultaneously without compromising on standards and quality
  • Ability to ensure standards and specifications are met
  • Ability to work with colleagues to deliver project and operational performance


  • Working towards professional membership of an appropriate organisation (e.g RICS/ICES etc)

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