Senior Residential QS

Job Title: Senior Residential QS
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: AUckland
Contact Details: Matt Shortt
Contact Email:
Job Published: 27 days ago

This group home builder have been one of the most successful capitalising on a strong property market over many years. They have franchises throughout NZ. It is a brand recognised for quality in design and are at the high end of the group home building market. The company have great support systems, strong trade and supplier relationships, and a cohesive team culture.

Due to the departure of their current long standing Senior QS, they now need to identify a replacement senior QS to lead the procurement and commercial function of the business and be an incremental part in driving results for this particular franchise.

Reporting to the Owner, your role involves:

  • Procurement/estimating leadership
  • Contract administration
  • Preparing Cost Reports to clients
  • Financial reporting and variations, project cost controls, reviewing project forecasts/work in progress
  • Orders preparation
  • Checking work drawings and tracking building consents
  • Supplier management/negotiating high level contracts
  • Setting up and/or advising on systems as required, enhancing and setting up pricing models for developments including forecasting and back costing if necessary

Key background:

  • 10+ years of residential experience including knowledge of NZ construction processes, exposure to high density multi unit would be ideal
  • Tertiary qualified in quantity surveying
  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills
  • Well presented and ability to work in with clients to build their dream homes
  • Strong financial nous and business acumen
  • Experienced in using cost management software such as Co Construct and Moneyworks
  • Accuracy

Salary $110K - $120K

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

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