Senior Quantity Surveyor (Ref: KHSQS)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Engineering sector in Kosmodal, Centurion - Gauteng
Posted On Friday 3 May 2019
Job Description:

Reputable, multidisciplinary consulting firm that offers all-inclusive solutions across the spectrum of engineering, project management and related services urgently seeks Senior Quantity Surveyor to join their dynamic team

Main job function

Purpose of the Role

The incumbent will be responsible for estimating, contract negotiation, and evaluation of works, cost analysis, cash flow, submission of progress and final accounts.

Job Duties

Preparing tender documents.

Resolving contractual and commercial problems.

Discovering and rectifying areas that are not in-keeping with regulatory practices.

Offering direction and instruction.

Commercial Risk assessment.

Ensuring that all stakeholders understand and adhere to contractual obligations.

Ensuring that the financial aspects and impact of a contracts are clear to all parties.

Overseeing commercial KPIs. Management/mentoring/training of junior Quantity Surveyors.

Develop quantity surveying processes and standards within a business.

Ensure proper commercial closure of projects.

Ensure proper commercial handover of bid.

Ensure timeous conclusion of all contract documentation and payment of guarantees.

Manage and monitor legal issues through liaison and briefing of the relevant legal team.

Budget and Capex planning involvement.

Responsibilities / Duties


Engage in activities which contribute to personal CPD (Continuous Professional Development) and maintain professional accreditation.

Responsible for on-going informal and formal development to stay abreast of innovations in the industry.

Team: The Snr Quantity Surveyor will also continuously work to strategically expand, preserve or improve procedures, standards or policies whilst adhering to regulatory guidelines of the Company. Liaise with HR to facilitate training for department.


BSc Degree majoring in Quantity Surveying preferably an Honors Degree


Must be professionally Registered with SACQSP.

Legal Knowledge: Employee Equity Act, Labour Relations Act and OHS Act

Must have knowledge in JBCC, GCC; knowledge on FIDIC and NEC3 will be an advantage.

Software: MS Office, QS Plus /WinQS, DimX Bill and CCS

Minimum 10-15 years’ experience working within a PQS or consulting firm in bulk infrastructure environment, contract management, cost estimation, commercial and contractual management; Tendering

Quality Management:  ISO compliance

Language proficiency:  Must be able to read, write and communicate in English

Travel:  Regular inter-provincial and international site visits

Driver’s license:  essential

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Kay Henderson