CAREERS

Devmark Construction: Quantity Surveyor

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Full-time
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Western Cape
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Posted 30 January 2022

POSITION: QUANTITY SURVEYOR
REPORTS TO: COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR & SENIOR QS
DATE: 30 JANUARY 2024

We are looking for a professional, energetic, and dedicated Quantity Surveyor to join our dynamic team.

 

COMPANY BACKGROUND:
Devmark Property Group is an award-winning property group specializing in retirement, residential and commercial developments.

MAIN PURPOSE

• Cost Management

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


1. Contract Administration

· Administer contract bonds, sureties
· Insurance claims
· Contract documents
· Maintain filing system
· Contract close out file


2. Sub-Contractors and Suppliers

· Administer documentation
· Procedure being followed
· Back-to-back with main contract
· Pay timeously
· Negotiate favourable pricing
· Finalize accounts
· Timeous placement of bulk supply agreements
· Guarantee / retention control
· Insurance verification


3. Revenue & Cash Management

· Timeous submissions of payment applications
· Identify variations & additional revenue registers
· Maximize opportunities
· Agree Final Account
· Maintain positive cash flow
· Ensure payments are received timeously


4. Reports

· Prepare, operate, and maintain CCS
· Sub- contract accruals
· Timeous preparation of Cost report


5. Mentoring

· Establishing relationship with Protégé
· Using mentoring tools
· Maintain regular contact


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

• MS Excel
• Contracting suite of documents (JBCC)
• Budget preparation
• Knowledge of operational construction processes
• Able to accurately assess actual quantities and liabilities of work done.
• Building & Construction industry trends
• QTO & CCS knowledge and experience

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The ideal candidate will have the following competencies:
• Meet deadlines.
• Apply and monitor stringent cost controls.
• Ensure contractual compliance, manage, and resolve contractual issues.
• Communicate at all levels.
• Select and appoint sub-contractors and manage associated contractual obligations and compliance.
• Prepare accurate monthly cost reports.
• Calculate required quantities to maximise revenue/profit.

 

Experience
• Post Qualification QS experience in a construction contracting environment.
• Business & Financial acumen.
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience on Building projects.

To apply, email your CV to careers@devmark.co.za

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