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Posted: Friday, 14 October 2016, 12:18 AM


Quantity Surveyor/ Contract Administrator Required
Permanent Position
Highly Regarded and Respected Tier 1 Contractor

As a highly reputable and award winning contractor to the Australian infrastructure sector, Zenith Search have been engaged to source the services of a Quantity Surveyor/ Contracts Administrator to join the project at a critical stage of its development. With a lengthy construction programme ahead, you will be heavily involved at the front end stage including at procurement stage with opportunities to develop your career and take the initiative in your ambitions of commercial management.

With a strong focus on commercial and contractual management, we are particularly interested in those intermediate AND senior levels.

This role is Sydney metro based, and the responsibilities of the role include:

1. Provide cost planning, procurement advice and tender documentation expertise.
2. Managing contracts and project costs ensuring accurate reporting on the commercial status of the project.
3. Developing contract documentation and specification matching sub-contracts with the head contract and ensuring adherence with these monitoring progress, payment requests and change orders.
4. Monitoring compliance with contract documents, and project close-out
5. Actively reporting to management financial, contractual and commercial issues on the project or site including any variations
6. Providing progress claims information to management as required.
7. Liaison with all contractors to ensure smooth execution of contracts and minimal counter claims.
8. Manage sub-contractor procurement minimizing delays.
9. Cost reporting, monthly forecasting, EOT and delay information reporting.
10. Managing costs on site ensuring maximized cash flow and margins.

Skills & Expertise Required:

Ideally have a Degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or Engineering qualification
Minimum 3 years in a Quantity Surveying/ Contract Administration role
Experience on construction or infrastructure projects
Positive and Proactive attitude
Excellent Verbal and written communication skills

If this role or similar positions would interest you please send a CV and state your salary expectations and availability. Email to Email:

For a confidential discussion on this role, or any other QS/CA or Commercial Manager roles we might have, please call Mike Gray on 02 8249 8873.

Please note - All applications and enquiries will be treated in strict confidence.

• Location: Sydney

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