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Quantity Surveyor - High End Retail Fit Out

Posted 4 January by Humres Technical Recruitment Ltd Ended
Quantity Surveyor - High End Retail Fit Out

A very interesting and unique opportunity for a proven Senior Quantity Surveyor with experience in High End Retail Fit Out who will be site based in one of the World's most luxurious establishments. As this is an urgent requirement for my client, they are open to both a permanent or freelance candidate. This means they are are offering a very competitive salary or negotiable day rate for the right person. £70,000-£75000 per annum or £350+ a day

About the Client:
My client manage over 100 dedicated staff as well as their own in-house joinery operation. This gives them the versatility to provide a complete service of exceptional quality, including multi-media installations, specialist shop fitting and major refurbishment works. They work across a wide range of sites, including retail outlets, hotel and leisure facilities, luxury private homes and commercial office spaces.
About the Role:
Procurement of Sub-Contractors
Prepare tender documents
Evaluate tender returns and provide recommendation to Contracts Director/Commercial Manager
Prepare and send Sub-Contract Order documents to appointed Contractor
Ensure receipt of all relevant documents from Sub-Contractor before their works commence on site
Sub-Contractor Payments
Ensure monthly/fortnightly valuations fall in line with payment dates
Check/agree interim valuation, request invoice and issue along with payment certificate to Commercial Manager/Contracts Director/Accounts
Provide payment forecast to Commercial Manager/Contracts Director/Accounts
Check and confirm any variations
Issue instruction for additional works where necessary
Bank / Client Valuations
Check and agree monthly valuations against contract sum
Agreed valuation should cover actual spend on project
Material Procurement
Provide specification and quantity for all bulk material to buyer
Gain approval from relevant consultant for cheaper equivalent alternative material where possible for eg insulation
Schedule bulk material accordingly to assist site call off
Ensure material orders are in place in accordance with site programme
Material being used on site should be monitored so that additional material is added to order
Design changes should be monitored so that additional material is added to order

About the Candidate:
Minimum of 7-10 years' experience as a Quantity Surveyor
Experience in High End Retail Fit Out will be an advantage
Commercially astute, numerate, risk averse & able to accurately forecast cost & sales
Multi-tasking, self-motivated, energetic team player with a flexible and adaptable approach to work
A competent manager ideally as you will manage and mentor an Assistant QS
Must be able to understand tenders
Have good practical organisation skills, planning of resources and programme scheduling
Be able to provide both summarised and detailed reports, on current activities
Prioritise and organise, taking a methodical approach
Self-motivated, enthusiastic with a high standard of personal performance
Flexible and reliable
Ability to use own initiative
Present information clearly, concisely and professionally
Attention to detail
Customer focused
Communicator & motivator with ability to communicate across all levels of seniority from the workface through to Senior Management level
'Can do' attitude to work
Must be able to commute into the centre of London
Must be UK based

Points of Appeal:
Competitive salary or negotiable day rate (permanent or freelance) (£70,000-£75,000 per annum or £350+)
Prestigious projects within a luxurious environment
Great company to work for
Autonomous environment
A mentoring position which should aid with professional development

Reference: 34141851

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