Professional Quantity Surveyor – New Zealand

Assemble Property & Infrastructure Recruitment
New Zealand
Closing date
24 Jul 2022
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Professional Quantity Surveyor – New Zealand

For twelve years and counting we've dedicated ourselves to providing high quality recruitment solutions to the Property and Infrastructure sectors here in New Zealand. Over this time our body of experience, contacts and knowledge has grown immeasurably, all of which feeds in to the market leading capability we offer today.

An independently New Zealand owned Quantity Surveyor Consultancy who are a team of highly effective specialists, working in close partnership with their clients across residential, commercial, education, public sector, industrial, infrastructure, and workplace sectors of Construction and Property.

This successful consultancy are proactive in their approach and advice, and are an expert extension of their clients’ business. They are committed to executing high-quality cost solutions and have a track record in being a reputable and well trusted partner. Being part of this company will allow you to build strong relationships with interesting clients and experience a personal approach from the Directors, with effective training and real development.

This is a Quantity Surveyor role, to support the team on a wide range of projects. The team is reliable, passionate, and focused on accurate, high-quality results.

The role:

This role will see you assisting with pre-contract Quantity Surveying including cost planning, value engineering and contract documentation. You will also get experience across the post contract progress valuation and cost negotiation. This is a hands-on role within a busy team, looking to provide a stable platform for long term career opportunities. 

Accountabilities include but are not limited to:

  • Pre-contract Quantity surveying including cost planning, value engineering, contract documentation, tender analysis and related reporting
  • Post-contract including contract administration, progress valuation and cost negotiation
  • Support the Project Managers to deliver the project on time and in budget
  • Information management including price enquiries and maintenance and review work as required Leadership and guidance to more junior team
  • Analyse profitability and revenue within the project ensuring the financial goals are met
  • Provide updates and financial results to the Project Manager and Client

About you:

This is a unique opportunity that would suit a motivated professional with a commitment to high quality, accurate results, and taking charge to ensure a smooth and successful delivery to clients and stakeholders.

Skills and attributes to include:

  • Relevant industry degree in Quantity Surveying – RICS Chartership would be advantageous
  • Ideally 4 -5yrs+ of construction methodology, building and contract management
  • Demonstrate, or be willing to very quickly adopt, the knowledge of NZS3910:2013 Conditions of Contract for Building and Civil Engineering Construction 
  • Technical skills – negotiating, settling, and understand a construction programme Strong computer skills; proficient in Excel and Word Ambitious and self-motivated
  • Excellent communication and attention to detail
  • Integrity in business dealings at all times - the ability to create and maintain trust
  • A positive attitude and proactive problem solver

This is a fantastic business, with a strong reputation and following in the New Zealand market. They have supportive and structured training towards your Chartership/RICS membership, if not yet obtained, exposure to numerous asset classes on projects of multi-million dollar value, an inclusive work culture and office flexibility, and support with visas and right to work eligibility.

This role would suit a returning Kiwi, or an overseas applicant, eligible to gain a skilled work visa for eligibility to enter the NZ career market.

If you feel you meet the requirements of this role and are motivated by the reasons behind the hire and growth strategy, please ‘Apply Now’ or send your CV in word format along with a cover letter to: 

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