• Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Construction and Development

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £450 - £550 per day

  • Contact:

    Sam Lee

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Sam Lee

Freelance Quantity Surveyor

Freelance Quantity Surveyor

Location: Mayfair, London

Daily Rate: £450 - £550 (Inside IR35)

Contract Duration: 6 Months

Capstone have partnered with a leading, global Construction and Real Estate Consultancy, who are looking to resource a Freelance Quantity Surveyor to work client-side on a luxury hotel project in London.

The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and supporting the commercial interests of the client. Acting as a gatekeeper against cost increases, proactively managing against cost increases and identifying cost saving opportunities.

Will support the Commercial Team by monitoring, reviewing, commenting, and coordinating any commercial information produced by the client's Employed Professional and Trade Contracting Teams; Able to analyse and summarise large quantities of data to assist in commercial decision making. Work with multiple stakeholders on the project.

Key Accountabilities

  • Budget and Monthly Cost Reports a. Project Budget - proactively advising on any aspect which may impact Project Budget b. Consultant and Project Soft Cost Report review against budget c. Trade Contractor Hard Cost Report review against budget d. FF&E Cost Report - monthly movement and allocation of costs
  • Monthly Drawdowns & Payment Reviews a. Project office costs b. Consultant Costs c. Trade Contractor Valuations
  • Forecasting and Final Account Commercial Settlements a. Cashflow Tracking of Consultant and Contractor costs b. Contra charges and culpability c. Final Account review
  • Work Packages a. Extension Of Time Recommendations, Trade Contractor Delay and Prolongation b. In depth review of specific trade contractor accounts, identifying key movements from contract sum and budget c. Coordinating, recording and filing of key commercial documentation to support commercial decisions
  • Change Control a. Maintain Registry including Client led instructions b. Analyse and advise on consultant and contractor change c. Day 1.5 and Day 2 Improvement lists
  • Recommendations a. Preparation b. Review and comment by Project Consultants
  • Procurement & Contracts a. Ad hoc Client Direct Procurement - Seeking quotations, advising best value options, raising Purchase Orders b. Contract Preparation c. Always considering the impact of the contract
  • Others a. Asset register b. DLP and Warranties (Attic Stock and Operational Maintenance)


  • Minimum 7-10 years experience as a Quantity Surveyor
  • Experience working on complex ultra high luxury hospitality projects or similar
  • Degree in Quantity Surveying
  • Chartered Quantity Surveyor

If you are interested in this opportunity and fit the above criteria, please contact Sam Lee on 020 3757 5000 or email s.lee@capstone-recruitment.com.

Transparency Notice to Prospective Candidates

We process certain personal information about you for our legitimate business interests in order to identify and contact suitable candidates about positions that may be relevant to them. At Capstone Property Recruitment Ltd we respect your Privacy details all of which are set out in our Privacy Policy on our website at www.capstone-recruitment.com .If you don't want to be contacted by us about potential positions that may be of interest to you in the future, then please email our Data Protection Officer at dpo@capstone-recruitment.com