Senior Quantity Surveyor

Contract type: Permanent
Location: Auckland
Specialisation: Construction & Engineering
Date: 2021-10-11
Salary: NZD80000 - NZD100000 per annum
Reference: JO-2005-9921-10
Contact name: Kate Hughes
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Job description

  • Work for a well established company with interesting projects
  • Opportunity to upskill and learn new things every day
  • Competitive salary and great benefits
Our client is an innovative, rapidly growing, and forward-thinking construction company who specialise in large scale apartment blocks and commercial buildings. They pride themselves on their strong values and being a step above all others in their target market. They are looking for a highly skilled and experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their commercial team on a 12-18 month fixed term contract with the opportunity to work on some exciting upcoming projects.
About the role: 
You will support the Project Manager by providing timely and accurate schedules of costs on a wide variety of projects. You will seek to enhance value for money, whilst still achieving the required standards and quality.
  • Providing schedules of cost and dealing with variations, payment claims and submissions
  • Accurate cost reporting and forecasting on projects
  • Reviewing contracts and ensuring they are adhered to and kept up to date
  • Implementing financial changes and ensuring the right outcomes are achieved
  • Maintaining and building on relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • Negotiation and tendering
  • Problem solving and risk management
Skills and Experience
  • A diploma or degree in Quantity Surveying or Construction Management, with a minumum of 3 years relevant work experience
  • Must have experience working with a construction company, predominantly on residential or new apartment buildings
  • Be efficient in document and system management
  • Excellent communication, time management and problem solving skills
  • Experience in estimating labour, materials, trades quotes and with identifying risks
  • Competent using cost estimating software and project management systems
  • Solid understanding of the Construction industry, and high health and safety standards

Does this job sound like you? Apply online today to express your interest.


Kate Hughes
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