Property, Construction & Architecture

Senior Quantity Surveyor - Residential

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor - Residential
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
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Job Published: about 1 month ago

This group home builder are a Top 10 residential builder that are poised for major growth within the next two years bought about through a new revised strategy.   They have franchises throughout the North Island. It is a brand recognised for quality in design and are at the high end of the group home building market. Most of their building is stand alone housing but Auckland is a mix of standalone and terraced housing. The culture is family orientated, a close knit team that are easy going and enjoy a bit of office banter.

They are looking to reorganise their QS function and bring on a senior qualified QS to work at their National Support Office helping and supporting franchise owners costing their house plans, implementing system as well as developing a team and driving revenue for the business.

Reporting to the Owner, your role involves:

  • Working in close partnership with franchise owners
  • Providing commercial support to franchise owners and QS’s
  • Performing full take offs for house plans
  • Financial reporting and variations, project cost controls, reviewing project forecasts/work in progress
  • Producing purchase orders
  • Using BuildMaster or Cubit
  • Supplier management
  • Setting up and/or advising on systems as required, developing and setting up pricing models   including forecasting and back costing

Key background:

  • 10+ years of residential build construction experience including knowledge of NZ construction processes and relevant legislation and building code
  • Tertiary qualified in quantity surveying
  • Outstanding communication and team leadership skills
  • Strong financial nous and business acumen
  • Experienced in using cost management software such as Build Master, Cubit or Utecture
  • Drive and want to build a career within this residential contractor

Salary $120K - $130K + veh (negotiable)

For further information on this role or other roles, please call Matt on 027 5544064  or email your details to

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