Snr Quantity Surveyor/Quantity Surveyor Verfied

Salary Negotiable Abroad 12 days ago 21-06-2022 3:21:58 PM
28-06-2022 3:21:58 PM

A Construction company operating throughout South Africa and The SADC Region are looking for a suitably qualified Snr Quantity Surveyor/Quantity Surveyor for the the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) with some estimating experience and with a sound knowledge of Roads , Earthworks, Civils & Mining Infrastructure and associated earthworks for a Copper mine and this will be a site based position. Must have a passport and be prepared to travel.

Responsible for, but not limited to:

• Managing the contractual aspects of a project (finance, contract administration, client liaison and Procurement, insurance matters).
• All to ensure the best financial outcome for the project.
• Estimating.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

• Assist with managing all aspects of the contractual and financial side of construction projects ensuring maximum revenue on site.
• Sound knowledge of standard contract documents and specifications and ensure that contractual rights are retained under the different forms of contract i.e. FIDIC/NEC/GCC.
• Ensure implementation and a disciplined approach is adopted in following commercial procedures.
• Communicate fluently in English.
• Assist in the drafting of contractual claims to ensure compliance with contract conditions with a view to ensuring the best chance of successful resolution thereof.
• Ensure the adequacy of the reporting systems, methods and training.
• Assist in negotiating resolution of disputes as they arise.
• Assist in the correct and timeous issue and recovery of suitable bonds and guarantees
• Effective and efficient administration of sub-contractors by ensuring proper contract documentation, guarantees and procedures are used and adhered to.
• Forecast of job to completion and identify improved strategies.

• Ensure effective cash flow strategies to ensure that projects are at least cash neutral.

Primary duties will include:

• Ensure the contract quantities are measured correctly and accurately.
• Forecasting of contract revenue.
• Monitor Cash flow and retention.
• Cost Control – Draw up subcontract / supplier agreements, prepare subcontract payments,
Assist with processing of costs on the contracts.
• Reporting – Ensure financial reports required are accurate, ensure payment applications are
Accurate, Assist in preparation required by the Employer to facilitate payment, Assist with
Record keeping on site to ensure contractual entitlements is maintained.
• Understand Conditions (Including specials) of Contract, Method of measurement, Payment terms, Bonds & Insurances.
• People management - Establish strong relationships with the Employer QS/Eng./RE, Establish & maintain strong relationships with site operational staff, Develop strong relationships with Head Office Accounting Staff
• Technical Skill and Competence - Demonstrates detailed knowledge and expertise in relation
To job; readily absorbs new technical information and keeps up-to-date in specialist areas.
• Management Control - Establishes clear priorities; schedules activities to ensure optimum
Use of time and resources; monitors performance against objectives.
• Written Communication Skills - Produces written communications which are clear, fluent,
Concise, and readily understood by intended recipient(s).

Skills, Experience & Education:

• BSc/BTech/ND Quantity Surveying/Construction Management /Civil Engineering
• Minimum of 10 – 15 years of experience
• Must have extensive Quantity Surveying/commercial / contractual experience on large construction projects

Should you not receive a response within 2 weeks of applying for the above position, please consider your application unsuccessful, we will however endeavour to search for suitable positions that may be appropriate to your experience and location.