Senior Quantity Surveyors - Wellington or Christchurch

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Brian Perry Civil
  • Location:Wellington
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  • Closing Date:30 Oct 2021


Brian Perry Civil is in a strong growth period with complex, challenging projects underway across the country. Our people are at the heart of our success and we back them to be their best, expand their experience, and build their careers.  We’re proud that their achievements have been recognised with national CCNZ and NAWIC awards this year.

About Us

We are part of the Fletcher Building group of companies, delivering a wide range of civil construction projects across New Zealand and the South Pacific. Our specialties include civil structures, 3 waters, ground improvement and foundations.  

The Role

We need a Senior Quantity Surveyor with a passion for their work to join our strong, supportive team and benefit from the opportunities we can offer. Located in Wellington or Christchurch, you’ll be working with a great bunch of people who are driving BPC’s strong growth and expansion.

Your responsibilities will include budget and cost control, forecasting, development of subcontractor and supplier agreements, claims management, commercial risk management and reporting.  

We’re seeking someone with a solid grounding in the civil infrastructure or buildings space, with the ability and experience to create strong links with our project delivery teams. You will enjoy building strong relationships with foremen, engineers, and contract managers to ensure effective commercial management from project start up, cost coding and budgeting through to reporting and ensuring project contractual conditions are fully understood. 

You will be responsible for carrying out full contract servicing of projects, including monitoring and reporting on their financial positions. Your management of project costs will achieve agreed or better levels of margin and profit by controlling expenditure and optimising revenue recovery, while meeting required standards for time, quality, and service.

We’re looking for someone with:

•           Around five to ten years’ experience in an QS role and experienced as a Senior QS 

•           Proven experience in a large construction/multi project environment

•           Experience in commercial risk management and procurement management

•           Strong computer-based skills, particularly in programmes like Excel and JDE

•           Excellent written and verbal communication skills

•           A natural ability to build strong professional relationships with a range of people.

Why Join Us?  

You’ll receive an attractive remuneration package working in a supportive working environment that is focussed on our people. We encourage and help everyone to develop their skills and experience to reach their full potential. 

As part of the Fletcher Building group we can offer a range of benefits, including access for you and your family members to the Employee Educational Fund, our global employee share plan, discounted Southern Cross healthcare, the Fletcher Building Welfare Fund, and significant discounts on some of the great Fletcher Building brands, including Placemakers and Mico.