Thursday , April 18 2024

Western Cape Government Vacancies – Chief Quantity Surveyor

Website Western Cape Government

Job Description:

The Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government has an opportunity for a suitably qualified and competent Quantity Surveyor to perform and manage quantity surveying services for building projects, structures and facilities and provide strategic direction in the process. This post is based in Cape Town.

Job Responsibilities:

Quantity Surveying analysis effectiveness: Perform final review and approvals or audits on quantity survey procedures; Coordinate quantity surveying efforts and integration across disciplines to ensure seamless integration with current technology; Maintain quantity survey operational effectiveness: Manage the execution of quantity surveying strategy through the provision of appropriate structures, systems and resources; Set quantity survey standards, specifications and service levels according to organisational objectives to ensure optimum operational availability; Monitor quantity survey efficiencies according to organisational goals to direct or redirect quantity surveying services for the attainment of organisational objectives; Financial Management: Ensure the availability and management of funds to meet the MTEF objectives within the quantity surveying environment/services; Manage the following: The operational capital project portfolio for the operation to ensure effective resourcing according to organisational needs and objectives; Commercial added value of the discipline-related programmes and projects; Facilitate the compilation of Innovation proposals to ensure validity and adherence to organisational principles; Allocate, monitor and control expenditure according to budget to ensure efficient cash flow management; Governance: Allocate, monitor and control resources

Job Requirements:

Knowledge and experience of the following: Contract documentation and administration, act/regulations of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS-Act), national building, SANS and all relevant built environment legislation; Programme/project management, research and planning procedures; Financial management; Project management, formulation of policies in a multi-disciplinary professional environment; Leadership, communication, organising and teamwork; Verbal and Writen communication skills; Conflict management; Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines; Ability to work in a team.

Qualification & Experience:

An appropriate B-Degree in Quantity Surveying services or relevant qualification ; A minimum of 6 years post qualification Quantity Surveying experience required; Compulsory registration with the South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Professionals (SACQSP) as a professional Quantity Surveyor; A valid code B driving licence.

Job Details:

Company: Western Cape Government

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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