At Obsidyan you will have the opportunity to develop your skills alongside experienced professionals. You will gain experience of a range of different projects and contracts that will provide a variety of challenges.

At Obsidyan we are passionate about professional development and continuous improvement. We support our team in pursuing further academic and professional qualifications such as membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES). We have in-house expertise to help our people to pursue their professional development goals.

We are looking to recruit ambitious, committed, and driven people that share our passion for high performance. We are looking for Quantity Surveying and Legal Professionals of all levels. We would also encourage people from outside of the construction industry that would be interested in a career in Quantity Surveying to apply.

Assistant Quantity Surveyor / Quantity Surveyor

About the Role

Due to the increase in workload Obsidyan is growing and a role has been created that will provide an existing opportunity for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor or Quantity Surveyor. The role will be based in Andover, Hampshire working alongside the company’s Principal Consultant.

This role provides the opportunity to work with a variety of difference forms of contract on a diverse range of projects. The work will be varied and provide new, refreshing challenges.

The following is required:
A valid UK driving license.
The following is desirable:
The desire to pursue a BSc (Hons) Degree in Quantity Surveying in the near future or already have one.

What you'll be Doing

  • Being responsible for the commercial management of projects or supporting in the commercial management of projects.
  • Administration of head contracts with clients.
  • Notification and valuation of changes as projects proceed.
  • Compilation, substantiation and submission of monthly applications for payment
  • Supporting claims for extension of time and loss and expense.
  • Procurement and Tendering of Subcontractor packages.
  • Preparing and agreeing Subcontracts.
  • Administering Subcontracts including certifying payment and valuing changes.
  • Measurement and drawings.
  • Compilation of cost forecasts to completion.
  • Financial reporting including compilation of Cost Value Reconciliation Reports.
  • Supporting with formal disputes such as Adjudication.

What we’re looking for someone that:

  • Is a self-starter that can prioritise their workload.
  • Shares our passion for commercial excellence.
  • Is personable with a focus on customer service.
  • Has a passion for continuous development of their skills and learning.


Ultimately we are looking for the right person, not the right qualifications. It is more important to us to have a person with the right qualities that shares our values and our passion for commercial excellence.

If you are interested in being part of a growing, ambitious consultancy that is committed to delivering excellence then Obsidyan could be the company for you.

If you would like to join a growing consultancy that values personal growth, professional excellence, and a shared passion for success, Obsidyan is for you. Join us, and let your qualities and values shine as we embark on a journey of commercial excellence together.