Senior Quantity Surveyor

Ref
MAX6085
Consultant
Steve Thomas
Region
Hong Kong
Location
Hong Kong
Salary
Negotiable
Job Posted
23/09/2014
Type
Permanent
Status

Responsibilities and Duties

  • lead the facilities management estimating function with asset specific estimates, cost data and benchmarking
  • review quality, robustness and accuracy of deliverables produced by external parties to improve the reliability of information
  • lead the advice relating to the most appropriate method of procurement/ contract/ tendering and package strategies
  • deliver internal reporting and work closely across other functions such as Property, Finance and other functional departments
  • manage the appointment and performance of QS consultants and contractors
  • take responsibility for the review of budget estimations for projects at gateways across the end to end process to provide indication of outturn cost
  • review funding approval papers to secure investment in the property portfolio
  • set up and maintain cost data analysis and benchmarking information
  • champion the Life Cycle Costing model and to ensure that it is being implemented to projects if appropriate
  • continuously improve the in-house capability and knowledge
  • analyse the market trend and provide advice on strategies in procuring projects

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experience of working with with clients, consultants or contractors in a facilities management context is essential
  • proven track record in working on major projects/ programmes of work
  • excellent interpersonal skills
  • high level of independence
  • knowledge and access to the leading construction and property practices across a range of asset types
  • develop and lead training plans
  • good command of verbal and written English and Chinese. Mandarin is an advantage

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • A degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent
  • MRICS / HKIS or equivalent is highly desirable

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