Senior QS - Commercial

Job Title: Senior QS - Commercial
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Auckland
REF: BRLMZS92213_1
Contact Details: Matt Shortt
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 days ago

This high growth design and build construction company are a respected mid range construction company specializing in projects across many categories. With a proud history, they have stood the test of time delivering projects repeatedly on time and within budget.

They have one of their flagship projects that is in need of a talented senior QS to provide cost management for the remaining duration of the project. The project is around $85M with some critical variation work is coming up.

In addition to this and due to internal reorganisational changes, this role would lead into a new role that is being created to support the commercial Director who will be focussing on other areas of the business. As a result, they now need an aspiring Senior QS that can step into eventually a wider commercial management role and be part of a growing business going forward. The focus would be on larger projects and be a hybrid of some estimating work.

Key components of this role involve:

  • Management of the entire estimating and quantity surveying functions
  • Lead a QS team on the job, performance review and mentoring
  • Leading tender preparation/estimating on future projects
  • Overall cost management monitoring
  • Identifying commercial risks
  • Reviewing, developing and implementing operating processes to identify opportunities to improve efficiencies

In order to be a success in this role, you are currently at Senior QS level with local experience of at least 8 - 10 years. You have $40M plus project experience on your CV and have strong commercial nous about you.  You are have an eye for detail, are adaptable and can confidently liaise across a range of stakeholders. The ability to lead a team and monitor performance is critical. This represesents an outstanding opening for a senior feeling at a ceiling in your career.

This role offers a completive market salary $130K - $150K plus benefits

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

Ref No: 92213