This role is located in Sydney, Australia.

Company Description

Our client, an established boutique construction consultancy, specializes in offering independent commercial advisory, claims management, and dispute resolution services to the construction sector. They cater to a range of sectors, including transport, health, education, oil/gas, and energy.

Job Description

The Senior Quantity Surveyor’s key role will be to manage a variety of contract claims, ranging from consolidated claims for time and prolongation cost recovery, disruption and in respect of compensation events and variations, carry out their detailed assessment and evaluation to facilitate Contractor claim settlements in line with contractual guidelines.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Handling diverse claims across numerous construction sites, ensuring meticulous assessment, effective communication with stakeholders, and strategic settlement negotiations. Managing claims registers, coordinating with project stakeholders and contractors to gather crucial project information, conducting forensic reviews of project records, and providing comprehensive contract administration and commercial management advice.

Additionally, you’ll assess progress of claimed works for monthly payment schedules, devise claims settlement strategies, and participate in negotiation / settlement discussions, as required. Collaboration with client project teams and legal professionals will be integral to the success in this role.

Education and Experience

Candidates must have a degree in a construction-related discipline. Must have a minimum of 7 years in construction with expertise in contract and claims assessment and negotiation. Skilled in letter and report writing.

It’s highly advantageous to have experience in the telecommunications sector and familiarity with industry rates. Leadership capabilities within a team setting. Advanced Excel skills including Power Query, Pivot Tables, Pivot Charts, Macros, and adeptness in information management and analysis.