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Finishing Manager

Job Description

I am currently working with an interior design company who are looking for a Finishing Manager who has experience dealing with the FF&E.

The company deal with high end, high spec residential units

Key Responsibilities:


  • Finishing Manager will complete project introduction (introduction to site, stake holders, project documents and design schemes).
  • Complete systems training.
  • Complete CSCS qualification.
  • Quickly gain a strong understanding of the project scope. Inclusive of but not limited to, client, deadlines, budgets, contractual agreements, suppliers and design schemes.


  • Establish a clear channel of communication with all key stake holders and ensure that information is accurately and promptly distributed throughout the course of the project.
  • Attend regular progression meeting with key stake holders. Preparation and distribution of project updates as and when required.


  • Finishing Manager will carry out a full assessment of site access and delivery constraints. Develop a delivery plan and pre-emptively strategize solutions to eliminate access and delivery risks.
  • Prepare, coordinate and successfully distribute a delivery plan, critical path and schedule of works to all key stake holders. 
  • Collaborate with Taylor Howes logistics partner to establish a delivery schedule for fixed lighting, furniture and soft furnishings.
  • Coordinate delivery slots with CBRE for direct supplier deliveries to site.
  • Create inventories and image files per apartment.
  • Prepare site information packs for all key state holders. Inclusive of but not limited to, schedules, contacts, access details, floorplans, inventories (lighting, furniture, soft furnishings) and images.
  • Coordinate meeting with internal stake holders to present final delivery plan to distribute site information packs.
  • Prepare and procure lightbulbs, installation kits etc.
  • Finishing Manager will issue finalised installation schedule to the client and contractors.


  • Finishing Manager will be responsible for maintaining accurate project records.
  • Review suppliers and contractors’ insurance documents.
  • Supervise all suppliers and Staff whilst on site. Ensuring site rules and Health & Safety measures are complied with and enforced. Inclusive of but not limited to, PPE, behaviour, communication, collaboration etc.
  • Issue any costings needed to Client ahead of deliveries and installation to ensure they have adequate insurance in place.
  • Immediately report damages and risks that occur during the installation to key stake holders.

Liaison & Delivery:

  • Attend and coordinate all visits to site. Inclusive of but not limited to; access checks, supplier templating, walk arounds, progression checks, goods deliveries, installations.
  • Carry out site walkthrough and induction with suppliers ahead of unloading.
  • Delivery all goods in accordance with floorplans and apartment schemes. Inclusive of but not limited to, furniture, lighting, house packs and accessories.

Quality Control:

  • Supervise and carry out quality control checks on all goods deliveries to site.
  • Liaise with logistics partner regarding deliveries, and check condition reports for goods delivered to warehouse facility.


  • Finishing manager will flag any snagging to relevant suppliers and send picture and agree on action plan.
  • Coordinate any repairs.


  • Finishing Manager will prepare, review and issue final Aftercare/OM Manual for all goods procured for the Client.
  • Prepare, review and issue final Procurement Manual for all goods procured for the Client.


On offer will be a day rate on £250 per day based on CIS rates.