AECOM Senior Quantity Surveyor in Cape Town, South Africa

Business Line Program, Cost, Consultancy

Position Title Senior Quantity Surveyor

South Africa - Western Cape

Cape Town

Job Summary

Carrying out the normal duties and functions which occur within a professional Quantity Surveying office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties and functions incorporate acting as project leader, supervising and delivering all aspects of cost management from inception of a project through to completion, including, inter alia:-

  • In conjunction with the project Executive, liaising with the client body and establishing and implementing a clear project brief.

  • Preparation of tender documents, including carrying out and supervising measurement of Quantities.

  • Administration of every aspect of cost control of construction projects in progress.

  • Preparation and settlement of final accounts.

  • Representing the firm at meetings, including at Management level.

  • Working in conjunction with Executives to assist with the management of the office.

  • Being aware of marketing opportunities and where recognized bring to the attention of the Business Development Department, in order that they may follow up potential leads enabling the development of new business Complying with the requirements of the ‘Continuing Professional Development System’ as administered by the Association of South Africa Quantity Surveyors.

  • Attending and taking part in all in-house training workshops and seminars.

  • Continuing the development of computer literacy and skills.

  • Assisting with the management of the firm’s SHE-Q systems, including establishing a full knowledge of the SHE-Q procedures and processes.

Minimum Requirements

  • 5 - 8 Years’ Experience post Registration.

Functional and Technical Skills:

  • Cost Planning: Area Schedules , Measurement of Quantities and entry onto Estimating software , Cost planning, Presenting Cost plan.

  • Tender Documentation: BQ/Pricing Schedule Measurement, Preliminaries/Appendices, Team/Project leader.

  • Tender Evaluation: Review and Analysis of Tenders, Tender Reports.

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Communication Skills.

  • Client focus.

  • Innovation.

  • Decision Making.

  • Leadership.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BSC Honors (QS).

  • Professional Registration with SACQSP.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category Quantity Surveying

Country South Africa

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 168062BR