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Quantity Surveyor

£45,000 - £65,000 pa

Whitstable, UK


Ref: MCGSH11

Date Advertised:30th January 2020

Start Date:29th February 2020

Quantity Surveyor -Retail Fit Out

Salary: 45000 - 65000

Office Based in Whitstable

Our client is a retail fit out and construction expert recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to join a team of surveyors based from their office in Whitstable with site visit once a week or once every 2 weeks. Working for retail clients such Tesco, Waitrose, premier shopping centres and car dealerships.

Job Purpose

Responsible for all financial aspects of the project, working closely with the Senior Surveyor and

Project Manager.

Key Responsibilities

Develop and maintain close relationships with customers, consultants and subcontractors to

continuously improve the customer experience and support future repeat and negotiated business.

To take active responsibility for all financial procedures in conjunction with the Senior


To suggest trade contractors, systems and manufacturers for team appraisal.

To take a lead role in the valuation process.

Be aware of element costings and costs/ft2

Develop initial project budget and agree detailed cost plan with the Senior Surveyor for

agreement with the professional team.

To assist in managing all cost control aspects of the project(s), ensuring the use of appropriate

cost, reporting systems.

Confirm project insurance arrangements.

Advise client on procurement routes available.

Prepare and monitor Bid Package Tender Schedule.

To assist senior management in the protection of the Company's contractual position

Advise on product selection, specifications and assist with value engineering exercises.

Advise on selection of Works Contractors.

Monitor the information flow both to and from company to ensure that work undertaken is fully

authorised at all times.

Attend and if necessary, chair meetings with the design team and with works contractors.

Manage the change process in conjunction with the extended team.

Instruct accounts to invoice clients and pay subcontractors and suppliers

Prepare 'rolling' final account throughout project and agree at PC

Close out financial account and retention releases

Prepare final account reconciliation (CVR), create regular budget and price updates, update

computerised cost control system and prepare the monthly cost and progress report for

Interior directors responsible

Provide feedback to trade contractors on completion

Internal reporting via billing monitors, MCR's and interim CVR's

To ensure our HSQE and quality standards, operating processes, company policies, ISO

accreditations and all legislative requirements are understood, implemented and adhered to at all


Maintain a full understanding of contractual conditions and company contractual liabilities


Degree qualified or NVQ, Btec or Higher National equivalent

Skills & Experiences

3 to 5 years full time experience within the construction industry

Retail experience

Good Understanding of JCT forms of contract & Contract law

Good knowledge and understanding of Word and Excel packages

Good verbal and written communication skills


McGinley CEP Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales. Registered number: 7216155. Registered office: 56 Clarendon Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17 1DB.

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