Full Time Quantity Surveyor

This client of ours is currently looking for a capable, experienced Quantity Surveyor to join their team in KwaZulu-Natal.

Role Responsibilities

  • Conducting feasibility studies and writing procurement reports
  • Applying Value Management techniques at the outset of a project where appropriate or applicable, and where necessary involving Senior Management
  • Managing and taking ownership of estimating and cost planning activities to include presenting the final cost plan including developing whole lifecycle cost models
  • Value engineering, risk management and life cycle costing where applicable
  • Ensuring that final accounts are negotiated and agreed upon timeously
  • Taking a lead role in engaging with the client and other consultants, at all project stages
  • Where appropriate, leading a cost management team, ensuring that they deliver on all of the above accountabilities
  • Ensuring that QA/QC procedures are adhered to at all times Internal management accountabilities, to include:
  • Knowledge management – ensuring that key information and learning generated from each commission is input into the company’s internal database and Best Practice library
  • Financial management – utilising the company financial management system to keep track of the ongoing margin levels and monthly fee/resource forecasts for each commission
  • Process improvement – identifying and acting upon ways to improve internal systems and processes
  • Training and Mentoring – Identifying and proposing training requirements for Quantity Surveyors in the cost management team and mentoring staff as required

Key Performance Indicators

The Quantity Surveyor will in part be assessed by the extent to which:

  • Commissions are managed to the right quality standards and are completed efficiently and on time
  • Service delivery on commissions is in line with the conditions of the appointment
  • Strong relationships are developed with clients and cross-functional team members
  • The cost management team is effectively led (where appropriate) within the context of delivering a specific commission
  • General line management responsibilities (where appropriate) are effectively discharged
  • Business development opportunities with existing and new clients, including cross-selling opportunities, are identified and acted upon
  • Margin levels and monthly fee/resource forecasts are kept track of on all commissions
  • Key information and data are effectively cascaded and appropriately retained

Behavioural Competencies

  • Strong analytical ability
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong business development skills
  • Team player and team leader
  • Excellent interpersonal and professional manner, able to identify and resolve conflict
  • Able to give and receive feedback in a positive manner
  • Integrity, care, and commitment to providing the highest level of service to clients and company

Education and Experience

  • Relevant tertiary qualification i.e., bachelor’s Degree in Quantity Surveying or Quantity Surveying Diploma obtained from a recognised tertiary institution
  • Must have a professional Quantity Surveyor qualification (PrQS) or be in process of obtaining it within the next year and be in Good Standing with the SACQSP
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a commercial/property environment (preferable)

If you meet the above requirements and want to make a career-changing move, apply today by either filling in the online application form or by emailing your CV to Engineers@hireresolve.za.com

Alternatively, you are welcome to contact or connect with either Ashleigh or Lauren at 0211800844 or 0211800843

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates for this position.
Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 3 days.

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