The opportunity Managing and directing a team of quantity surveyors that assist with the evaluation and negotiation of construction contractor change orders and claims. Setting-up cost control systems. Advising on procurement strategy. Reviewing and commenting on tender documents, bills of quantities, unit rates, cost estimates and participate in tender evaluation. Preparing timely estimates for construction contract packages. Preparing tender documentations. Performing procurement and tendering tasks. Preparing supporting documentation for monthly reporting to facilitate clients in assessing project financial standing. Conducting regular site visits to check and record materials delivered to site, works progress achieved, change orders executed and etc. Reviewing the contractors’ payment applications and supplier monthly invoices and participate in the timely preparation of monthly payment requisition. Keeping the head informed as to any changes made in the field through coordination with engineers and supervisors. Conducting change order meetings to progressively settle change orders with the contractors. Ensuring evaluation of change orders be determined in accordance with contract conditions. Assisting in settling contractual disputes and claims and extensions of time.
Project: A major road project and one of Australia's largest infrastructure projects.
Senior commercial manager to lead the cost and programming functions within an independent reviewer/certifier team on major infrastructure projects. A full time senior commercial manager to be based in Melbourne, Australia.
Your responsibilities will include: