About Toppesfield

Toppesfield isn’t just about surfacing; it’s about our ToppTeam. Founded in 2004, we’ve grown into the UK’s largest independent surfacing contractor, delivering projects nationwide for clients throughout the UK and working across a wide range of sectors. Toppesfield is the first name in surfacing, no matter what the size, or location but our success isn’t just about numbers; it’s about our incredible team and our shared commitment to excellence.

At Toppesfield, our people are our strength. Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do, and it’s what sets us apart. Over the years, we’ve achieved remarkable milestones. We’ve created over 300 jobs, established seven offices nationally, and achieved an estimated turnover of £140 million. What truly makes us proud is the unwavering quality of our work which has sustainable growth.

If you’re looking to be part of a company that values its people, promotes collaboration, and sets the industry standard, Toppesfield is your destination. Come be a part of our success story.

Job Types: Full time, permanent

Salary: Competitive

Location: Ipswich (Head Office)

Role Responsibilities:

We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor who will work alongside and support our dynamic Commercial team, you will benefit from working within a supportive learning environment ensuring your personal development and opportunity to progress.

Key Responsibilities:

• Prepare, maintain and process financial and project transactions
• Analysis of project costs and preparation of monthly cost reports and commentary for any variance
• Making site visits to carry out inspections
• Liaise with all levels of the construction and professional team, including clients.
• Valuing completed work and applying for payments
• Use systems and processes, allowing effective measurement of commercial performance
• Assist in provide accurate, real time, monthly reports (Cost Value Reconciliations) and final outcome forecasts
• Attend meetings onsite or elsewhere with the Site Teams, Clients, Suppliers and other parties as required
• Support the Commercial and Sales team with admin tasks and ad-hoc duties

The Ideal Candidate:

Whilst we desire the candidate to have previous experience, candidates are expected to have some knowledge of the role of a QS, an analytical mind and an interest in the construction industry. Following recruitment further development training and opportunities will be available. This may include studying towards a degree at university which Toppesfield will sponsor.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer an attractive benefits package, including:

  • Generous Leave: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, annual leave buy and sell scheme, and years’ service entitlement increase.
  • People First Initiatives: Cycle to Work Scheme, Birthday Bonus, Discount Portal, and Company Social Events, Saving Scheme and Life Assurance
  • Family Focused: Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme: Access to support services for personal and professional wellbeing.
  • Performance Bonus: Eligibility for performance-based bonuses.
  • Employee Referral Scheme: Earn rewards for referring new ToppTeam members.
  • Employee Volunteering Programme: Opportunities to give back to the communities we work in.
  • Learning and Development: Continuous growth opportunities and training.
  • Supportive Culture: A collaborative working environment with opportunities for future progression.

Contact Toppesfield

Please email careers@toppesfield.com to ask a member of our team about working at Toppesfield or the opportunities that are currently available. We’re always happy to talk to potential candidates.