Project Quantity Surveyor / QS - Construction Fit-Out

41000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + GBP41000 - GBP45000/annum Plus Car Allowance
14 Sep 2017
12 Oct 2017
Contract Type
The Company:

With more than a century of experience in the manufacture, supply and installation of fitted kitchen furniture, the Paula Rosa Manhattan is the second largest company in the UK contract kitchen market.

We have a well trained and committed workforce dedicated to delivering excellent quality and service and we take our responsibilities in terms of community as seriously as we do the environment. As a dynamic, developing business we are always keen to meet high calibre individuals who feel they can genuinely add value to the business.

Key Accountabilities of the QS Role:

To capture and agree with the customers the variation values in conjunction with the Project Manager to maximise revenue.

To resolve with customers disagreements in revenue for work done so that the business achieves payment of invoice values.

To identify and report on the forecast revenue and cost for live contracts in order that monthly Company accounts accurately reflect the expected profitability.

To instruct the Accounts Department to raise VAT invoices once agreement is achieved with customers so that time to payment is minimised.

To procure and control sub-contractor costs and to authorise for payment.

To escalate concerns about uncontrolled or out of process change so that the best interests of the business are protected.

To assist the Project Manager in compiling the monthly project health reports (including CVR)

Key Competencies/Traits Required for the QS Role:

HND/HNC in Construction or relevant QS qualification or 3-5 years managing construction project accounts

Intermediate Excel skills

Influencing skills

Negotiation skills




Effective in forming and maintaining relationships in pressured circumstances

Ability to clearly articulate reasoning