Senior Quantity Surveyor (Commercial Construction), Auckland

Due to confirmation of future projects this successful commercial construction contractor is looking for a Senior QS as soon as possible. This multinational contractor offers an excellent environment, the best projects and the opportunity to further your career. This is an amazing opportunity to transfer your already successful career straight into one of the busiest construction markets around. As senior quantity surveyor your immediate focus will be $150 million (£80 million) commercial build project due to start later in the year in the heart of Auckland.

You will have gained at least 10 years post qualification experience and have extensive experience on larger commercial build projects with values of £40 million or above. You will need a strong work history working for a main contractor with solid employment tenure, i.e. worked for a maximum of 2 or 3 employers over the last 10 years. Your experience will primarily be with commercial projects such as high-rise residential, office blocks or other similar large-scale works. Some experience in New Zealand or Australia would be desirable but this isn’t a prerequisite for your application; international experience of any stripe will be considered.

Duties will include budget management, cost review and programming, progressing claims and variations, financial reporting as part of the successful commercial management of this project. The successful candidate will be comfortable working closely with all stakeholders, including senior management, consultants, clients and the project team. You will have a number of junior quantity surveyors reporting to you and you will be expected to manage and mould that team into outstanding commercial force. Right from the start you will be trusted to drive the project forward with the Commercial Manager there to provide guidance where necessary.

The successful applicant will secure a permanent position with an excellent salary as part of a more extensive package. If this role is of interest to you then contact me on +6421 489 367 or apply via email to This role needs to be filled quickly so don’t hesitate to get in touch. We are specialists in international recruitment and so spend much of our time speaking with overseas candidates most NZ mornings/UK evenings.

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