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Quantity Surveying

Remuneration:negotiable Cost to company 
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Honours
Job level:Mid/Senior
Travel requirement:Occasional
Company:Oasis Group Holdings

Job description

Undertake feasibility studies on new developments and improvements including NPV/IRR calculations and accurately compute contract values.
  • Perform project risk management and evaluate commercial risks of new-build.
  • Implement a robust procurement strategy and cost control processes.
  • Preparing tender documents and contracts, including a Bill of Quantities.
  • Prepare and analyse costing for tenders considering plans and using best available price.
  • Conduct tender evaluation.
  •  Make recommendations to management on allocation of work to contractors, subcontractors and professional fees.
  • As in-house QS, minimise the project cost and hold service providers strictly accountable.
  • Prepare trend analysis and forecasting of project costs and cash flows relative to budget.
  • Provide advice on contractual claims and manage variations.
  • Attend all site progress meetings.
  • Value completed work and issue payment orders, less any retention.
  • Produce periodic detailed project progress reports and analyse project outcomes relative to project plan including cost reports, cash flow reports and variation orders.
  • Undertaking costs analysis for repair and maintenance work.
  • Attend tender briefing meetings.
  • Comply with internal policies, procedures, systems and controls.
  • Perform other general estimating or QS functions.


Minimum B.Eng. or B.Sc /B.Sc Hons/M.Sc degree specialising in Quantity Surveying with a strong academic profile.
  • Professional QS (Pr.QS). 
  • Minimum 5 years experience as a QS with a medium to large sized reputable Engineering/ Construction/ Mining company or independent practice.
  • Proficiency in use of automated QS tools and software.
  • Detailed knowledge of building regulations including relevant legislation, regulations, and ordinances governing property.
  • Firm understanding of building/engineering contracts and their application ideally with commercial/industrial experience.

Posted on 06 Feb 12:42


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