Job Title: QS
Location: Romsey, Hampshire
Contract Type: Full Time (8am – 5pm Mon-Fri with 1 hour lunch break) 1 Year Fixed-term contract
Annual Salary: TBC
Our client is a UK Shopfitting contractor based in Hampshire. We provide nationwide, interior fit out services for retail and commercial companies, many with multiple outlets. We have a record of delivering high-end branded stores throughout the UK as well as working with some challenging environments such as airport and occupied premises.
The QS role is to manage and control project costs ensuring best value for money is achieved. The QS will also manage all risks associated with the cost management of each project
The day-to-day management of allocated projects and for ensuring that the projects are cost managed in accordance with best practise, in addition to any ad hoc tasks set by the Commercial Director:
Assisting the company in finding new sub-contractors in all trades.
Surveying sites throughout all stages of the project.
To employ best commercial practices and ensuring that at least three quotations are obtained for all sub-contract activities of any scale.
Take off quantities in accordance with standard practices.
Attend project meetings where the client PQS is present.
Attend handover meetings with the contracts and estimating departments, following the relevant procedural requirements accordingly.
Ensure that the company follows normal competitive reasoning in the sub-contractor selection process.
Ensure that all sub-contract companies and individuals have current and appropriate insurance cover as set-out within our own insurer’s requirements and appropriate C.I.S status, in compliance with current legislation.
Provide support and guidance to the Contracts Department in commercial matters on a continuous basis.
Offer on-going support to the department from the pre-start and construction phases of a project through to final account as may be requested, notwithstanding the primary ‘surveying’ responsibilities.
In matters of potential dispute, always report to the Commercial Director in advance of escalation.
Carry out activities at all times with a mind to maximising profits, whist adopting a balanced commercial view.
Ensure the departments approach to each project is fitting to the commercial opportunities that are afforded.
Perform risk, value management and cost control, Evaluation & reporting.
Provide advice on contractual claims.
Preparation of final accounts in a timely manner.
Negotiate and allocate supplier & material purchase orders.
Ensure sales invoice requests are sent to the Accounts administrator on time.
Issue client valuations to deadlines.
Ensure new subcontractors are sent our PQQ forms.
Impart a profit conscious work ethic to his working colleagues.
To familiarise with the company’s current H&S Policy and associated policies and procedures and to ensure that all activities are compliant with same.
To maintain and ensure correct use of appropriate P.P.E on site at all times and where appropriate.
To be mindful at all times of safe working practices and to report any observed non-compliant activities immediately to the appropriate line manager.
To have active input into H&S/ environmental improvement strategies if requested.
To play an active part in the promotion of Health & Safety awareness throughout the business at all times.
Financial reporting to the Commercial Director as and when requested ready for monthly “JCRs”
Estimating – Carry out estimating duties as and when requested by the Commercial Director.
In addition to a highly competitive salary, you will receive annual car allowance, company laptop & mobile phone. We also offer the following company benefits; 30 days annual leave, pension scheme, company profit share bonus (after qualifying period), Death in Service scheme and quarterly social events.
Located in the rural town of Romsey, near to all local amenities – you will be required to work Monday – Friday 8am to 5pm with 1 hour for lunch