Quantity Surveyor - Commercial Fit Out

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Quantity Surveyor - Commercial Fit Out

Location: Central Belt Of Scotland

Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum


Join a leading collective of experienced professionals based in the Central Belt of Scotland including Edinburgh & Glasgow. With experience in transforming spaces across various sectors including residential, commercial & industrial. Their team is committed to excellence and innovation in every project they undertake.


- Minimum 5 years UK experience in Quantity Surveying

- Construction related qualification to diploma or degree level, Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or equivalent.

- Full clean UK driving license

- Proficient in MS Office Suites including Excel and Word

- Experience of a variety of procurement routes and construction methodologies and a technical knowledge base

- Demonstration of cost estimating techniques

- Knowledge of construction contracts

- Experience of liaising with internal and external clients


  • Preparation of budget costs
  • Preparation of detailed cost plans
  • Review of tender documents to develop a clear understanding of the project requirements
  • To accurately price our 'in-house’ work packages from first principles
  • Advising on procurement strategy and understanding contract conditions / particulars
  • Assess health, safety & environmental implications on projects and liaise with QHSE advisor
  • Preparation of tender and contract documents including work packages and bills of quantities where required
  • Ensuring a competitive number of prices are received for each work package and making sure best value is obtained
  • Analysing costs and cost engineering
  • Appointment of contractors including issuing formal acceptances and subcontract orders
  • Preparation and completion of formal contracts
  • Cost control of projects including control of variations
  • Production of regular cost reports to clients
  • Formulation of cash flow forecasts
  • Undertaking and agreeing interim valuations with both clients and subcontractors
  • Final accounts to be agreed with clients and sub-contractors
  • Assisting in establishing a client’s requirements and undertaking Feasibility Studies
  • Agreement of payment terms with clients and sub-contractors
  • Understanding contract programmes and procurement of sub-contractors and materials to meet timescales
  • Providing support to the project manager/contracts manager, architect / designer and site manager as required
  • Ensuring site management team are supplied with all information required regarding appointed contractors and work packages
  • Negotiation with contractors and suppliers to ensure best value including ensuring main contractor’s discounts where applicable
  • Tracking of payment from clients and initial follow up of unpaid invoices to ensure payment terms are met
  • Reporting on costs and margins using standard forms on a regular basis at least monthly
  • Updating cost information on NAV on a regular basis - at least monthly
  • Working with the QHSE manager as required, understanding the implications of H&S regulations, and ensuring that only approved contractors are appointed for any project
  • Assisting with O&M information where required
  • Attention to detail and a sense of urgency in completing tasks

If this opportunity sounds like something of interest, please email Jae (@) huntermasonconsulting .com

Reference: 52455733

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