Humres Technical Recruitment Limited

Quantity Surveyor Shopfitting

Location: Bristol

Type: Permanent

Salary: £40,000 to 50,000 Per Year

Posted on: 06/03/2024

About the Client:

Our client is a shop fitting and interior fit-out company. Due to continued growth, they are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join their Commercial Department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Report back to the Directors key aspects of the QS function of the business in an agreed format.
  • Develop accounts with existing and new clients in close liaison with the Directors.
  • Analyse job appraisals to determine the accuracy of estimating standards, and report variances to the Directors.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the contracts team, site agents, sub-contractors, and all other employees.
  • Manage the QS function. Provide advice and support, post and pre contract.
  • Monitor project costs from pre-contract to final account agreement.
  • Contract law – review and assess risk on framework agreements plus contract documentation and provide feedback to Directors.
  • Analyse tenders and job specifications to ensure all required information for calculating
  • Costs are included. Communicate with client, architects, consultants and / or contracts team for clarification as required.
  • Calculate the final figure for the estimated cost, supplemented by adjustments for overheads and profit, presenting a tender price.
  • Compile estimates for projects/tenders as per the agreed format.
  • Carry out negotiations with sub-contract trades for achievement of best cost of value.
  • Refine specifications to provide for better production, lower costs, and better suitability to meet job requirements.
  • Produce accurate tender analysis for joinery/production elements when required.
  • Award orders in agreement with the contracts team and purchasing manager based on the time required, price, and quality of work.
  • Where necessary survey sites to ensure familiarity with the work being carried out and the environment.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with third-party consultants, architects, building control, sub-contractors, etc.
  • Produce all cost information, sub-contract quotations, and labor analysis for handover to the Contracts Manager.


  • Numerical skills for calculating and analysis.
  • Ability to forward plan.
  • Construction industry trade experience and understanding.
  • Ability to communicate, written and spoken, and be able to confidently advise and influence all levels of personnel.