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Port of Dover
Port of Dover
£30k + benefits
Closing date
14 Dec 2022

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About us:

We are the busiest international roll-on roll-off ferry port in the UK, the Port handles £144bn of trade in goods and 33% of the UK’s trade with the EU, supporting businesses across the nation. Dover is also the UK’s second busiest cruise port, welcoming over 25 cruise lines and 200,000 guests each year and has a marina and property business primed to benefit from a new waterfront. With a cargo business handling fresh produce, containers, project cargo, general cargo, grain and Ro-Ro traffic operating from a state-of-the-art terminal next to the world’s busiest shipping lane and on the quickest sea route to Europe, Dover is building for the future.

Our focus on sustainability is driving us forward, enabling us to keep the Port of Dover at the heart of international trade and tourism, and contributing value as a key gateway, employer, business and community partner.

Job summary

In close coordination with the Project Manager, PMO team, and Engineering team, the Assistant Quantity Surveyor will be accountable for supporting the Commercial Manager and Quantity Surveyors in carrying out any quantity surveying duties, including assisting in agreeing with contracting partners on "agreed maximum prices," valuing variations, processing valuation payments, and agreeing final accounts.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A-Level or higher education
  • Experience in quantity surveying or a closely related field for at least two years
  • Ideally, be pursuing a degree in professional quantity surveying (desirable)
  • Experience of working within a project management setting
  • Be familiar with the NEC 3 type of contract (desirable)
  • Understanding the options available for commercial management of contracts
  • Good IT abilities, including proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of programmes
  • Be meticulous and organised, paying close attention to every last detail.
  • Ability to simultaneously coordinate many projects
  • Be able to co-ordinate multiple projects at the same time
  • A willingness to accept responsibility for completing designated tasks
  • Understanding the options available for commercial management of contracts


  • Be part of a fantastic team
  • Exciting place to work
  • 25 days Annual Leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Generous Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10%)
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • Private Healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 3rd Party Discounts Cycle to work scheme
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