Senior Quantity Surveyor - Client Side

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor - Client Side
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Auckland
Contact Details: Matt Shortt
Contact Email:
Job Published: 13 days ago

This larger employer is ramping up for some significant residential builds into 2017, the level of development and redevelopment is substantial. They have some stringent targets and cost constraints across the business which must be managed effectively.

Cost management is critical and the ability to add value throughout the life cycle of multiple residential projects is required. They need a switched on senior QS with razer sharp analytical skills who will make an impact to this organisation and assist in realising cost savings.

The role would see you evaluating submissions, examining the feasibility of projects in terms of cost and liaising with finance working within their business parameters. You would be offering ideas for savings, negotiating prices and ensuring the business is not being misled by contractors.
The role has also a post contract element with qualifying costs after consenting and advising on saving through variation reviews

This role requires a local candidate that has an in depth understanding of rates, an experienced QS with strong main contractor experience ideally across residential but also commercial. You may have had your initial training in a PQS firm. You have fantastic negotiation skills, you are across the market and know your stuff. You are highly commercial and enjoy presenting your ideas and proposals to decision makers. You are an astute operator and you know your worth.

This is great challenge for a Senior QS looking for a chance to make a real difference in one of NZ's larger business's and where your ideas and thoughts will be of significant value to delivering a volume of projects due to commence in 2017 and beyond.

Salary - to $140K

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

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