Assistant Quantity Surveyor


Leeds, GB

An introduction to Etex

At Etex, our purpose is to inspire new ways of living. By joining Etex, you won’t just be joining an international leader, you will inspire people around the world to build living spaces that are ever safer, more sustainable, smarter and beautiful. You’ll be joining a company who wants to inspire change.

We are committed to making a positive human impact on the world. In return, we’ll reward you by investing in your development and your personal well-being. Whilst our core values help us develop those effective and sustainable lightweight solutions we’re known for, it’s our people that matter most!

Our diverse and inclusive workforce always strives for excellence. We have over 100 years of experience manufacturing high-performance building solutions. Etex is a company that is committed to success - and when you join us, we’ll be committed to you.


Etex are seeking an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join the Sigmat team!

Leeds Based

Full Time

Competitive Salary Depending on Experience

What you’ll do:

The Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for supporting the Commercial Manager/ Senior Quantity Surveyor on the successful management and control of all aspects of the commercial / financial and contractual elements of the designated projects in order to control and maximise the company’s profitability, protect the companies legal and contractual obligations under the contract and to manage proactively the control of all commercial issues. To understand, implement and adhere to the company SHEQ policy/strategy

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Subcontract procurement including preparation of order documents and negotiation of order
  • value
  • Management and control of subcontract accounts
  • Process subcontractor requests for payment and issue of notices
  • Measure progress, assist in submitting valuations, final accounts and retention release and
  • monitor receipt of payment in a timely manner
  • Change management control
  • Preparation of documentation and the like for valuation, procurement or commercial


  • Assisting and liaising with the buyers on materials procurement and buying opportunities
  • Management of day-to-day cost control, monitoring and reporting
  • Develop an understanding of the designated contract, specification and pricing ensuring
  • compliance with conditions throughout
  • Assist in completing a monthly cost / valuation report and cash flow for the designated projects
  • Attend project and company related meetings
  • Assist the Commercial Manager/Senior QS in management of the costs on a project to ensure
  • both the company and the client is fully advised of the cost situation
  • Assist in ensuring company with Health & Safety
  • Be responsible for your safety and others around you
  • Maintaining and developing professional relationships with the Client, to help future business
  • development
  • Any other task commensurate with this post


What you’ll bring

  • Qualified to a degree / HNC level, or equivalent
  • Experience in a similar role and industry is highly desirable
  • Ability to communicate at all levels – verbal and written
  • Experience in working effectively in teams
  • Must hold a valid CSCS card

Who you’ll work with:

At Etex we believe that it’s not about who I report to, or who reports to me. It’s about who I can help and who can help me. As the Assistant Quantity Surveyor, your expertise means that you will be a valued member of the Commercial team.  In addition to your direct team, you will have regular connections with key stakeholders across the business.

Why work with Etex?

At Etex, we might be leaders in modern, sustainable construction, but our people are our priority. We care about our teammates and they feel it. We are driven by a core set of values that permeates through everything we do. A passion for excellence drives us. Through dedication, innovation and adherence to the highest standards, we deliver the very best quality to our partners and customers. 

We connect and care about those around us. We nurture teamwork, communities, partnerships and new ways of working, placing the highest importance on the safety and working environment of our people. When we combine these two elements, we are able to pioneer to lead. We actively seek to outperform and act as a leader in our ever-changing sector. We harness the power of sustainable construction and take responsibility for the impact our people, our operations and our legacy make on the world.

We make a positive human impact – motivated by changing people’s lives, improving the future of our planet and over-delivering for our customers.

Etex is a place for people who want to inspire change and build inspiring ways of living.


What we offer

  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays + your birthday off!
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company pension scheme - matching up to 5%
  • Opportunities to attend training and development, and support for further education
  • Free eye tests / discounted eyewear vouchers through Specsavers
  • Company Life Assurance - 5x your annual salary
  • Employee assistance programme



Our Social Responsibilities  

Etex has a clear commitment to help build a better, sustainable future. We work towards this vision by caring about our social and environmental impacts and working on innovative solutions for the building industry. 

Our ambition is to reduce negative effects and scale up positive impacts. We prioritise decarbonisation, including the use of renewable energy, as well as circularity, with a first focus on waste management.

We engage in a wide range of voluntary initiatives which offer support to local communities through partnerships and social projects. Our teammates know their local communities best, we are proud of the numerous projects and actions initiated around the world that are based on the awareness of their communities’ needs.


Commitment to diversity 

We’re incredibly proud of the community we’ve created at Etex. We form a global team of over 11,000 individuals from an enormous variety of backgrounds, races, faiths, and genders. Our diversity is our strength, and we are committed to ensuring that all of our teammates feel included and happy at work. 

If you require any additional support with your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch so that we can make arrangements for you.

Good luck with your application 

As you have seen, our Teammates mean the world to us, they enable us to Inspire Ways of Living. If this role appeals to you, click apply now and discover how a career at Etex will help you learn, grow and lead. We look forward to hearing from you.