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Quantity Surveyor

Foresight Search Ltd
Posted a month ago, valid for 10 days

Bristol, City of Bristol BS3


£40,000 - £45,000 per annum

Contract type

Full Time

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Sonic Summary

  • Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + package
  • Experience: Solid experience with a national or regional main contractor
  • Experience: Fitout/refurbishment experience
  • Experience: Retail experience beneficial but not essential
  • Experience: Demonstrable experience in delivering refurb and build projects within budget and programme

Title:                  Quantity Surveyor
Location:          Bristol 
Salary:              £35,000 to £45,000  + package
Sector:              Retail -  Fitout & refurboshment
Start Date:        Immediate 

The Company:

Our client is well established and financially secure main contractor operating within the fitout and refurbishment sector for bluechip retail clients across the UK such as the manor food supermarkets, Coffee houses and restaurants.  Working within a dedicated team you will be working on a range of fitout and refurbishment projects as part of the Commercial team. The role will invilve occasional travel / site meetings from a Bristol office base. There will be some remote working but primarily be office based. The role would suit someone looking for a busy and fast paced environment, industry leading training and guidance and a good work/life balance. 

Quantity Surveyor - The Role:

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join the regional  commercial  team.  You will be responsible for leading the day to day commercial  aspects of one or more fitout/refurb projects working with retail clients.  Projects will typically be from £50k - £2Million in value. This position will report to a Commercial Manager. 

Quantity Surveyor - Duties & responsibilities: 

  • To ensure optimum commercial return is achieved for the project.
  • Prepare the cost / value reconciliation reports accurately
  • Prepare and agree interim valuations at the agreed dates to gain the best commercial advantage for the company.
  • Agree final accounts with subcontractors to maximise project margins.
  • Ensure sub contract orders are prepared in accordance with company procedure with reference to the date given on the procurement schedules and / or in accordance with the contract programme having achieved the appropriate approvals.
  • Maintain control of sub contractor`s accounts and minimise the cost of any variations.
  • Manage subcontracts in terms of valuation and correspondence.
  • To carry out duties as quantity surveyor on projects as instructed.
  • To ensure optimum commercial return is achieved for the project in their control.
  • Prepare or assist with cost / value reconciliation reports on a monthly basis accurately reporting the forecast final financial position of the project.
  • Prepare turnover cash flow forecasts as directed by line manager at the commencement of all projects, updating as required and recording actual valuation achieved against forecast.

Quantity Surveyor - The Person 

  • You will have solid experience with either a national or regional main contractor
  • Fitout/refurbisnhment experience 
  • You could be at Assistant level looking to step up to full  QS 
  • Retail experience would be highly beneficial but not essential 
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering refurb and build projects within budget and programme  
  • Innovative - ability to identify better ways of doing things  
  • A good team player, someone who wants to be part of a growing business to achieve common goals. 

The Reward:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company car allowance 
  • Company benefits package
  • Varied and unique residential developments 
  • Continued local work within the South West region 

Please contact Foresight Search for more information on this,  or any other vacancy 

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