£30k - 45k per year + car and benefits
4 months ago
Immediate (when possible due to working restrictions)
Role: QS / Estimator
Sector: Luxury Fit-Out / Hospitality / Leisure / Restaurant / Shop-fitting
Salary: £30 - £45k plus benefits, negotiable on experience
Role status: This position is live and CVs are being actively viewed by our client. Telephone or video interviews will be arranged as a first step, with face to face interviews when restrictions are eased and immediate start thereafter
Our client is an award-winner in the luxury fit-out, leisure construction industry, with a unique design and delivery offering. They work on sleek, bespoke and beautiful high-end projects nationwide, including design and fit-out of major, well known restaurant and bars.
Due to growth, we have an immediate vacancy for an experienced Estimator / QS who has experience of quoting works within the hospitality fit-out sector. The successful applicant will have a track record of working on high-end shop fit-out, bars, restaurants, hotels or similar.
The candidate will join an existing team to provide bids and tenders for existing and new works.
- Prepare cost budgets and estimates for new contracts
- Keep existing contracts up to date including making amendments required, working with accuracy and keeping existing clients updated
- Use a commercial and customer focused approach to providing estimations, strengthening client relationships while meeting company and profit guidelines
- Prepare detailed and well-written proposals, providing competitive and comprehensive cost estimates to clients, with an awareness of risk
- Maintain relationships with clients, using a sales-minded approach, always seeking to maximise existing business and win new business
- Work with contracts manager and design team, collaborate on creative projects to offer a streamlined service to clients
- Keep detailed records and update all contractual information immediately with any changes
- Prepare and submit financial records
- Balance multiple proposals and deadlines at once, meeting all deadlines
- Estimating experience in the restaurant, bar, luxury shop-fitting, hospitality, hotel, leisure, or a similar construction sector
- Very strong math and commercial awareness
- Client relationship skills
- Understanding of risk and contractual obligations with high regard for detail and accuracy
- Experience of Conquest would be well regarded, but is not essential
- Driver's license and ability to visit client sites
What's in it for you:
- Opportunity to work on innovative, creative and truly spectacular projects
- Be part of something different - this client's product offering is unique, and the team are friendly, creatively-minded professionals
- Competitive salary and benefits
- Chance to progress with an expanding organisation
- Hands on role where you can get out and about, visiting sites and building relationships
For more information or a confidential discussion about the role, contact Ngaire (Nyree) Wallace at Thorn Baker, on 07792 381 034 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or apply via the link with your CV.
Key skills: Estimator, QS, Quantity Surveyor, construction, fit-out, shop-fitting, Conquest