Senior Quantity Surveyor - Unique Opportunity

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor - Unique Opportunity
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Auckland
REF: MZS86288
Contact Details: Matt Shortt
Contact Email:
Job Published: 27 days ago

A true career opportunity has arisen for an aspiring Senior QS looking for that natural step into commercial management allowing a strong sense of ownership.

This company is part of a larger group that has 40+ years of experience behind them and are a major player in the supply of concrete solutions expanding across residential and commercial projects. They cover concrete placing, brick and block laying, concrete cutting and drilling, and concrete pumping. They serve most of the main commercial contractors in Auckland and projects extend from Pokeno to Warkworth. They have around 120 staff and t/o around $40M.

They have extremely high safety standards, are an ACC accredited employer and live and breathe family values.
Due to the sudden movement of their Senior QS and the pending retirement of their commercial manager, an outstanding opportunity has arisen for a Senior QS.

The overall purpose of the role is to provide tendering, project and quantity surveying services to the business to ensure company profits are achieved.

Your key focus will be:

  • Tendering
  • Project Administration
  • Profitability on jobs
  • Team management
  • Leadership
  • Quality Assurance
  • OSH
  • Relationship development with clients and suppliers as well as internal business relationships

We are looking for a tertiary qualified QS with at least 8 years’ experience, allowing a strong understanding of the local market. You understand margins, pricing and know which jobs are quality and ones you should work. You maybe working in either a commercial or a civil contractor, feel you are at a ceiling and be looking for a positive career move. Your commercial nous is essential and ability to be innovative would impress. Working with KPIS you are fond of and can see personal financial merits of your persistent efforts to motivate yourself to meet targets and as well as coordinating others in the business to meet targets. You have leadership strength and can effectively manage relationships across the business as well as a team.

The beauty of this role is that there is a natural progression to commercial manger as the incumbent looks to retire in the near future.

Salary $130K + company profit bonus share + phone + laptop.

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