Senior Quantity Surveyor - Contract

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor - Contract
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Auckland
REF: BRLMZS113900_1
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Job Published: 29 days ago

One of the main players in the NZ commercial construction market continues to stand out from the competition and has a healthy forward workload for the foreseeable future. They have partnered with NZ’s leading developers to be the main contractor on several significant projects in Auckland CBD. They operate in non-corporate manner employing the best in talent work collaboratively on exciting and challenging high rise projects.

Due to the demands of their current workload, they are now requiring a Contract Senior QS that can step in beneath the Project Commerical Lead and provide additional senior oversight for a large ($100M+) project under construction.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • Cost control, letting and administering contracts and subcontracts
  • Progressing claims and variations
  • Reporting on financials and budget management
  • Attending meetings
  • Procurement of various trades

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary education (e.g., Construction Management / Quantity Surveying)
  • 10+ years experience working for a Tier1 or 2 Commercial contractor on projects $40m+
  • Well developed negotiation and effective communication skills
  • Strong relationship building skills across consultants, sub-contractors, and all internal staff
  • Experience with forecasting, cost reporting and value engineering
  • Commercial acumen and ability to manage costs throughout the project

You will thrive working with a passionate and talented team enjoying working on an iconic and challenging project.

Salary very competitive $140K - $180K pro rata to 3 - 4 months

To apply, send your resume to or call Matt Shortt on 02755440674 for more information.

Ref: 113900