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COST ESTIMATOR 


THE OPPORTUNITY: 
> Ensures Sydney Water delivers cost effective outcomes that our customers value
> Supports regional teams in executing cost effective capital projects and operational maintenance works
> Access market competitive costing across a significant capital works portfolio.
> Assist with the preparation of cost plans, tenders and budget estimates as required.
> Ensure effective implementation of Project Cost Estimation and probity processes
> Provide high quality analytical support for the preparation of project cost plans
> Conduct market data gathering and benchmarking analysis
> Genuine work / life balance
> Parramatta, Location

ABOUT US:

Sydney Water has a proud heritage and progressive future. We see the world is changing and we are changing too. The surging population of Sydney is putting pressure on our natural resources, housing and infrastructure. In just 15 years, we can expect an extra 2.71 million people and over 570,000 new homes.
To enable this growth, we are commencing one of Australia’s biggest water programs. This is being implemented through the most dynamic delivery framework of our generation - Partnering for Success (P4S). 
Our infrastructure capital program has already transformed and been recognised for excellence in delivery. That evolution is continuing through P4S. Technology enabled and enhanced processes, coupled with long term partnering contracts, are building a delivery platform for the future. We are improving collaboration and integration across the value chain, promoting innovation and flexibility to achieve outcomes that our customers value.

Long term stability brings a pathway for future talent to join the team. Promoting partnerships across the value chain aims to build an environment where change and innovation can thrive, in a safe, open, inclusive and diverse workplace. Our commercial agreements are adapting to support this change. In an Australian first, Sydney Water is adopting the NEC4 form of contract. This suite of contracts brings plain English and a collaborative way of working right up front in the relationship with suppliers, contractors and consultants. Particularly for project and maintenance works, this is a new way of working and doing business for Sydney Water and the supply chain.
We are building a legacy for the future. There is no better time than now to join Sydney Water!

ABOUT THE ROLE:
The P4S Cost Estimator is part of a team that sits at the heart of ensuring Sydney Water delivers cost effective outcomes that our customers value: our commercial efficiency challenge. At a more detailed level, the cost estimator ensures each regional team execute cost effective capital projects and operational maintenance works. This is achieved by providing analytical support and cost estimation services, as part of an integrated team, throughout all stages of Sydney Water’s asset delivery and operational lifecycle. The role provides high quality analytical services to the project teams for business case development, budget estimating, project cost planning and delivery tendering.
Working alongside the P4S Quantity Surveyors, the Cost Estimator maintains an up to date central source of supplier and contractor information and assist with the preparation of cost estimates and plans. The role is also accountable for delivery of services to support the implementation and maintenance of the Project Cost estimation system. Data mining and reporting through all stages of the cost estimation process is also an essential component.
A close attention to detail is required, to ensure precise and accurate costing support is provided in a professional and timely manner. With a key focus on time, cost and labour requirements for works, the role also supports the assessment and calculation of contingency costs associated with risks and opportunities. This assessment includes design development, procurement and price escalation. The P4S Cost Estimator role must also highlight potential issues with key stakeholders and the Project Managers, continually seeking practical ways to improve the quality and accuracy of cost estimation.

You will: 
> Gather market information to assist with the preparation of cost plans, tenders and budget estimates
> Analyse labour and material costs as part of tender and project processes.
> Assist with post project reviews to verify accuracy of cost estimation and support improvement action
> Provide research and analytical support for benchmarking and cost comparison, including the use of first principles, past projects and other sources
> Ensure Sydney Water’s cost estimation processes are followed, and probity principles upheld
> Review tender costing associated with single source supply to identify cost comparison anomalies
> Assist with post project reviews to verify accuracy of cost estimation
> Maintain supplier and pricing schedule databases with up to date pricing
> Support ongoing development of Sydney Water’s cost estimation processes and procedures
> Provide data and analytical services in support of ongoing regulatory price determinations

You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this role. We want your perspective and ideas to help us find better ways to delight our customers, so we encourage you to apply no matter your age, sex or culture. You can be part of a committed, highly skilled team who’ll appreciate what you bring to the table. You’ll set and achieve real goals and make decisions that matter, as together we help shape the lifestyle of greater Sydney.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY 


Posted 09/12/2019



COST ESTIMATOR MANAGER 


THE OPPORTUNITY: 
> Builds trusted and cooperative relationships across Sydney Water, Regional Delivery Consortia and external stakeholders
> Makes a difference to establishing a best-in-class, customer centred, client organisation
> Takes ownership of Cost Estimation and probity processes, ensuring compliance with legislation, statutes and codes of practice
> Develops and implements cost estimation standards, procedures and tools
> Seeks opportunities for ongoing continuous improvement to cost estimating processes
> Maintains an up to date knowledge of market conditions and market competitive costing
> Manages, guides and mentors Quantity Surveyors and Cost Estimators
> Genuine work / life balance
> Parramatta, Location 

Sydney Water has a proud heritage and progressive future. We see the world is changing and we are changing too. The surging population of Sydney is putting pressure on our natural resources, housing and infrastructure. In just 15 years, we can expect an extra 2.71 million people and over 570,000 new homes.To enable this growth, we are commencing one of Australia’s biggest water programs. This is being implemented through the most dynamic delivery framework of our generation - Partnering for Success (P4S). 
Our infrastructure capital program has already transformed and been recognised for excellence in delivery. That evolution is continuing through P4S. Technology enabled and enhanced processes, coupled with long term partnering contracts, are building a delivery platform for the future. We are improving collaboration and integration across the value chain, promoting innovation and flexibility to achieve outcomes that our customers value.

REQUIREMENTS: 
The role is accountable for ensuring that the cost estimating team provides a professional service to the project management and planning teams. The cost estimating team includes both Quantity Surveyors and Cost Estimators. The estimating manager leads this team to deliver high-quality, accurate and timely cost estimation services for all project and maintenance works. A significant contribution is to the development and approval of the NEC4 aligned Annual Integrated Works Program. Strong leadership is required to build a collaborative culture across the regionally dispersed and integrated teams, both within Sydney Water and the Regional Delivery Consortiums.  
The role is accountable for the development, implementation and maintenance of a robust Project Cost Estimation system, associated databases and tools that provide the entire basis for market competitive pricing. The Estimating Manager must ensure delivery of high-quality information for project cost estimation and provide assurance across the project lifecycle, identifying systemic issues arising from estimating analysis across projects. 

To be a P4S Estimating Manager within Sydney Water, you will have the leadership skills, knowledge and experience to take own the outcomes of a regionally engaged, yet centre led, cost estimating team. To succeed you will have the skills to build strong partnerships, being fully aware of what it takes for outstanding provision of cost estimating services. As a confident communicator, you are a natural influencer who knows what it takes to make a team perform, developing and leveraging relationships across a broad internal and external stakeholder network. Demonstrating and expecting your team of professional Quantity Surveyors and Estimators to maintain honest and open interactions with others, plus an ethical approach to work, will be a norm. Keeping safety, public health and environment at the front of mind will be an inherent leadership trait.

You will have done your time in large scale infrastructure delivery cost estimating. This will be supported by the business acumen to know how to work within complex environments, ensuring your team gets the work done. Being able to champion Sydney Water goals and values and managing business risks is part of how you work. Confidence to confront difficult issues promptly and directly, and supporting your teams when they need assistance, is shown by your ability to make critical business decisions in a timely manner.  An ability to consider long-term implications of decisions whilst taking feedback from relevant parties is a key attribute.
You will be known for an involvement in the Quantity Surveying and cost estimating professional community, keeping future-based thinking part of your operational improvement desire. Continuously seeking areas to develop is coupled with an ability to lead change and strive for continuous improvement. Not only will delivery excellence be a passion, you will have the emotional intelligence to understand and support a high performing team. Keeping people to the fore, you will have an inherent skill to focus on enabling a team to succeed. Fully implementing thorough performance mentoring and coaching initiatives, you are passionate about providing opportunities for growth and development. Ongoing improvement and team excellence will be an expected standard of yours.

You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this role.  

We want your perspective and ideas to help us find better ways to delight our customers, so we encourage you to apply no matter your age, sex or culture. You can be part of a committed, highly skilled team who’ll appreciate what you bring to the table. You’ll set and achieve real goals and make decisions that matter, as together we help shape the lifestyle of greater Sydney.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Posted on 25/11/2019


QUANTITY SURVEYOR 

Northcroft is seeking for a Quantity Surveyor with the following requirements:

> Minimum 5 years’ experience in a professional QS company in Australia and proficient in cost planning, budget preparation, contract administration, tender analysis, preparation of tender/contract/master documentation 
> With attention to details
> Have a positive “Can Do” character and enjoy working in a team environment
> Have a sense for the common good
> Experience in CostX and Mudshark
> Capable to drive and travel nationally or internationally as Project required
> Capable and competent in written and oral communication skills with clients and within the company as professional QS
> Has working rights in Australia
> Member of AIQS and attending Assessment of Professional Competency program

Please email covering letter and CV to career@northcroft.com.au

Posted 21/11/2019


QUANTITY SURVEYOR 2-3 YEARS POST GRADUATION EXPERIENCE 


RBB’s Melbourne office provides a dynamic and exciting work environment, delivering Quantity Surveying Services at the highest level.

Due to our continued growth, RBB Melbourne is now looking to employ a Quantity Surveyor with 2 – 3 years post graduation experience, that is prepared to meet our challenging high standards.

In return, the successful candidate will receive training that will form the basis for a long successful career in Quantity Surveying.

THE OPPORTUNITY

RBB offers a diverse range of projects for the successful candidate to be involved with. You will:

> Receive full ‘on the job’ training.
> Have a Director and Associate mentor you.
> Be involved with cost planning.
> Be involved with Bill of Quantities production.
> Be involved in Contract Administration.
> Be responsible for your own projects.
> Have a professional approach to your work.

REQUIREMENTS

The successful candidate will need to:

> Aspire to be a full member of the AIQS (if not already)
> Hold a recognised degree in Construction Management/Quantity Surveying.
> Be available for an immediate start (subject to notice periods)
> Have the ability to work autonomously and in a team environment
> Be prepared to learn ‘practical’ Quantity Surveying skills
> Have proficient software skills in CostX, Word and Excel, as a minimum
> Be enthusiastic about the ‘built environment’
> Be an Australian citizen or hold PR status
> Hold a full Australian driving licence
> Be a current resident of Melbourne.

Interested candidates please forward your CV to info@rbb.com.au 

Posted 19/11/2019


ASSOCIATE COST CONSULTANT (LONDON) 

Are you looking for a new challenge working on some of the UK’s most iconic projects? Gardiner & Theobald LLP are one of the UK’s leading independent construction and property consultancies, focused on providing a quality service to our clients on high end projects. With a strong pipeline of work across multiple sectors, we are seeking Associate level Cost Consultants to join our London office. Offering visa sponsorship and assistance with relocation, the ideal candidates will be AIQS or MRICS chartered, client focused and confident with experience working in a consultancy environment on high value projects.

Skills and Experience:
> Degree qualified -  within a construction related discipline
> MRICS/AIQS or equivalent, with up to 10 years post chartered experience
> Confident in taking ownership of projects and seeing them through from start to finish, from feasibility to final account. 
> Experience of working on high end, multi-million dollar projects within the built environment. Relevant sectors include retail, commercial, residential and hotels.
> Clear communicator, able to report clearly to clients and  keep them informed every step of the way
> Confident in managing others and delegating tasks whilst meeting deadlines, ensuring work and projects are running on time and to budget. 
> Focused on fostering close relationships with clients, resolving issues and exceeding client expectations
> Experience of bid writing and submissions
> Specialist sector knowledge 
> Providing leadership and mentoring to junior team members

Team environment
You will be joining a team led by one of G&T’s equity partners and a board member. The team of people you will be working with are from diverse backgrounds and experiences and as well as working on some amazing projects they also have a great sports and social scene.

With a commitment to continuous improvement and lifelong learning G&T will enable you to achieve your goals, both professionally and personally. As an Associate you will have a hand in the development of G&T as a business, building relationships externally and internally and playing a part in recruiting new talent. You will have a large presence on projects, taking ownership of projects while also managing junior colleagues responsible to you for service delivery.   

Background
G&T is an independent construction and property consultancy working across all sectors of the built environment. We focus on minimising risk and creating opportunities to maximise the value of our clients’ developments and property assets. We deliver Project Leadership, Cost Certainty, Construction Success and Specialist Consultancy working across all sectors of the built environment.

Our people are some of the most respected and highly trained in the industry. We ensure that we remain leaders in our field by investing in learning and development for everyone across the firm. G&T is one of the most ethical firms in the built environment.

Each year the firm and individuals support charitable causes through our social impact program giving back to the communities we help to build.

To apply for this position please email your CV to b.koolmees@gardiner.com 

Posted 11/11/2019


 


SENIOR QUANTITY SURVEYOR  (UP TO $150,000) - MELBOURNE 

About the client:
My client is a well established Consultancy with offices throughout Australia and Asia. Due to expected growth and new projects awarded they are looking to take on a Senior Quantity Surveyor. 

About the role: 
The successful applicant will be from a construction and quantity surveying background.

To be considered for the role of Senior Quantity Surveyor you will have: 
> A degree in Quantity Surveying / Construction Management or similar
> Ideally have a minimum of  6 years experience as a Quantity Surveyor with specific experience in Cost Planning, Risk Analysis, Preparation of Financial Reports,  
> Excellent Construction sector within Health, education and government projects
> Experience in preparation of BoQ's and able to produce quick estimates
> Strong PC skills & an Analytical mind
> Good understanding and practical knowledge of reading and interpreting building plans
> Experience using BuildSoft & Cost X Estimating Software

How to Apply:
If you believe you meet the above requirements and you are from a quantity surveying and construction background then please send your Covering Letter & Resume to martin@ssaltd.com.au or call Martin on 02 9310 2639 for a confidential discussion.

Posted 08/11/2019