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Quantity Surveyor - Auckland

Auckland Central

Reference: 4675508

Join Leighs and be part of our proud, passionate and dedicated team!
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Forward thinking and innovative company

Leighs Construction is a highly successful and respected, national construction company operating in Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin and Queenstown. We are presently constructing a wide range of commercial projects across sectors including education, health, commercial office, retail and government, and have a strong pipeline of projects in place. Started in 1995, Leighs is known for producing intelligent and innovative solutions, and for completing complex and challenging projects to high standards, safely , on time and within budget.

We are currently seeking a Quantity Surveyor to join our Auckland team.

The role

Responsibilities include budget preparation, management and submission of priced schedules of quantities, project administration and the management of the financial performance of our projects. In this role you may also assist the estimating team in the preparation of tender submissions. In addition, you will be responsible for administering work plans, preparing, reviewing and negotiating variation prices and cost reporting.

Main duties & responsibilities:

  • Managing financial performance, cash flow and construction project changes
  • Assisting with preparing and finalising tender submissions
  • Building and maintaining professional and reciprocal relationships with clients, sub-contractors, consultants and key stakeholders
  • Control and management of project profit margins and maintaining positive cash flows
  • Produce supporting documentation and accurate reporting around project financial performances

Our ideal candidates will have:

  • Recognised and relevant professional QS qualification
  • Proven problem solving ability and good decision making skills
  • 5 + years' experience in quantity surveying
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Previous commercial construction experience is desirable
  • Ability to build good rapport and relationships

Join Leighs and be a part of our proud, passionate and dedicated team. We offer excellent career development opportunities, competitive remuneration and a chance to be involved with unique, interesting and exciting commercial construction projects.

Only those with valid New Zealand working rights should apply.

Applications Close: 24 May 2019