Managing QS/Lead QS - Commercial Builds

Job Title: Managing QS/Lead QS - Commercial Builds
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Auckland
REF: MZS86238
Contact Details: Matt Shortt
Contact Email:
Job Published: 29 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. 2017 is buoyant with several projects about to commence in the coming months and several at tender stage and/or being negotiated.

Due to internal reorganisational changes, a new role is being created to support the commercial manager who will be focussing on other areas of the business. As a result, they now need an aspiring Senior QS that can step into a management role to lead and manage a team of 18 QS's and be responsible for overal cost management of projects.

Key components of this role involve:

  • Management of the entire estimating and quantity surveying functions
  • Lead a sizeable team, performance review and mentoring
  • Leading tender preparation
  • 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 are practical, are commercial, 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 - $160K plus vehicle.

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