Assistant Quantity SurveyorRetail Fit Out

Assistant Quantity Surveyor - Retail Fit Out - £25k - Northamptonshire. An opportunity for an ambitious and driven individual who is fairly new to the construction industry possessing at least a year’s experience to join a leading Retail Fit Out specialist as an Assistant Quantity Surveyor based in Northampton. The successful candidate will benefit from a structured training programme and the support of an experienced commercial team.

About the Client:

My client deliver high specification fit outs and construction projects throughout the UK. With over 25 year’s industry experience my client established the company in 2009 and quickly developed an enviable reputation for quality, creativity and innovation.

About the Role:

  • Attend project start up meetings and site visits
  • Produce enquiry schedules from tender documentation
  • Prepare sub contract packages
  • Evaluate returned quotations from suppliers and sub-contractors
  • Prepare Bills of Quantities for projects on estimating programme
  • Prepare commercial documents for handover to QS
  • Ensure tenders are submitted completely and accurately and within the time scale provided
  • Maintain appropriate supplier / subcontractor databases
  • Set a personal example with respect to good business practice
  • Positive promotion of the Company to their existing Clients, new Clients and potential Clients as well as peers within the construction industry
  • Any other responsibilities which we may reasonably ask you to undertake and which are appropriate to your position

About the Candidate:

  • Whilst no specific sector experience is required, a background in internal fit out will be advantageous.  A good understanding of excel spreadsheets would also be highly beneficial along with good arithmetical skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office, Excel, Project and Word
  • The ability to read and understand technical drawings and architect’s plans and interpret their content and technical specification
  • Good communications skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Efficient and well organised
  • Ability to work to and meet tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and able to use initiative
  • Ability to work without supervision
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to own personal development within the role
  • A keen interest in the business
  • Must be able to commute into their office in Northampton
  • Must be UK based

Points of Appeal:

  • Full training programme in place for the successful candidate
  • Supportive and friendly team environment
  • Joining a industry leader with a pipeline of new contracts for the foreseeable future
  • Competitive salary as per industry level
  • Great company to work for
  • Interesting, prestigious projects


If you are interested in the above vacancy or wish to discuss any other opportunities please contact Grace Murphy on 0203 640 8989 or email