Client Side Intermediate/Senior Estimator/Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Client Side Intermediate/Senior Estimator/Quantity Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Auckland - Inner
REF: AK50639
Contact Details: Matt Shortt
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago
* Be a key internal cost advisor for business construction projects
* Utilise your market knowledge helping to understand pricing
* Interact with a range of stakeholders
* $115K - $130K

This large employer is a significant NZ corporate that undertake a range of minor and significant building projects. They have some stringent targets and cost constraints across the business which must be managed effectively.

Cost management is critical and the ability to add value throughout the life cycle of multiple projects is required. They need a switched on QS with razor sharp analytical skills who will make a big impact to this organisation and realise cost performance and better the production process.

The role would see you focussing on the following areas:

* Leading the provision of cost and budgeting advice for construction projects
* Leading cost and risk, assisting with elements of tendering and procurement
* Benchmarking external consultants cost pricing
* Leading and supporting financial and cost management performance

This role requires a candidate that has an in depth understanding of the local market and rates, an experienced Estimator/QS (6 years plus) with experience preferred in a PQS firm although commercial experience would be considered. You are highly commercial in approach and enjoy presenting your ideas and proposals to decision makers. You possess an in depth understanding of cost management and risk management including best practice approaches. You are an astute operator and have exceptional stake holder management skills.

This is great challenge for a QS looking for a chance to make a real difference in one of NZ's larger business's and where your ideas and thoughts will be of significant value to delivering a multitude of projects due to commence in 2017.

Salary - to $115K - $130K

For further information, please call Matt on 09 3740872 or email your details to