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Cape Town, South Africa, Africa
Career Level:
Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Job type:
Full time
Market related package depending on experience

Quantity Surveyor

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Quantity Surveyor – Cape Town


Salary: Market related package depending on experience


Location: Cape Town



-Minimum B.Eng. or B.Sc /B.Sc Hons/M.Sc degree specializing in Quantity Surveying with a strong academic profile

-Professional QS (Pr.QS)

-3-7 years experience as a QS with a medium to large sized reputable Engineering/Construction/Mining company or independent practice

-Firm understanding of building / engineering contracts and their application ideally with commercial / industrial experience

-Detailed knowledge of building regulations including relevant legislation, regulations, and ordinances governing property

-Proficiency in use of automated QS tools and software

- Knowledge of health and safety regulations



-Undertake feasibility studies on new developments and improvements incl. NPV/IRR calculations and accurately compute contract values

-Perform project risk management and evaluate commercial risks of new-build

-Implement a robust procurement strategy and cost control processes

-Preparing tender documents and contracts, including a Bill of Quantities

-Prepare and analyse costing for tenders considering plans and using best available price

-Conduct tender evaluation

-Make recommendations to management on allocation of work to contractors, subcontractors and professional fees

-As in-house QS, minimise the project cost and hold service providers strictly accountable

-Prepare trend analysis and forecasting of project costs and cash flows relative to budget

-Provide advice on contractual claims and manage variations

-Attend all site progress meetings

-Value completed work and issue payment orders, less any retentions

-Produce periodic detailed project progress reports and analyse project outcomes relative to project plan including cost reports, cash flow reports and variation orders

-Undertaking costs analysis for repair and maintenance work

-Attend tender briefing meetings

-Comply with internal policies, procedures, systems and controls

-Perform other general estimating or QS functions


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