Client Side Retail Quantity Surveyor

£50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
07 Aug 2017
04 Sep 2017
Alex Fernandez
Job Function
Job position
Contract Type
Full Time

About Our Client

New role for a leading multi-national British retailer with a diverse portfolio of stores. The sectors in which they operate include Fashion, Home-ware and Food. They have strong ethical values and are keen to promote the ability to grow and progress within their business.

The Role

The Cost Manager - Retail will be responsible for;

  • Challenging the supply base on individual programmes or projects
  • Interpret cost information to help colleagues understand reporting and allow for effective decision making on capital projects
  • Support the budget development through internal feasibility and the established 5 stages of a project
  • Oversee appointment and contractual arrangements for projects.
  • Support the arbitration of the change process from a contractual and cost perspective.
  • Challenge proposals to ensure the best value is achieved.
  • Ensure project close out and final account settlement is achieved in a timely manner.
  • Provide capital phasing forecast information in support of Systems and Process team submissions to finance.
  • Support the continual cost reduction process associated with all aspects of capital schemes.
  • Provide advice on capital, revenue and write off values associated with relevant project.
  • Determine appropriate procurement routes.

Could this be you?

To be successful for the Cost Manager - Retail role you will have;

  • QS experience
  • Strong numeracy skills.
  • Ability to create cost estimates from construction drawings.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Experience in people/resource management in order to manage 3rd party contractors.
  • Ability to translate technical information to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in the construction or shop fit industry.
  • Surveying qualification preferable.

What's Next?

If this role sounds like you , please apply on the link below or for more information or to have a discreet chat please feel free to contact Alex Fernandez on 0207 318 1783.

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