Quantity Surveyor
Location: Singapore Contract: Permanent

Key responsibilities

  • Prepares and manages the key commercial documents such as the Procurement Schedule, Cashflow Forecast and Margin Improvement Strategy
  • Prepare material quantity take offs and bills of quantities
  • Take active responsibility for all financial procedures, in line with the commercial strategy
  • Manages the procurement of the project in line with the procurement schedule and budget
  • Monitors the project cashflow against the forecast, with view to ensuring the project is always cash positive
  • Own and administer works packages to final account, inclusive of monthly payment, dealing with variations and all matter pertaining to administering their subcontract correctly
  • Manage the change management, inclusive of the valuation of variations, quoting RFP’s, issuing the respective notices, up and downstream
  • Provide all required commercial monthly reporting both internally and to the client
  • Always look to improve margin, and suggest ways to do so to project lead and assist in techniques employed
  • Administer the Main Contract, ensuring contract terms are understood and dealt with accordingly
  • Ensure risk and opportunities are identified, managed and exploited
  • Maintain project margin in line with commercial strategy
  • Attend Project Meetings i.e. Internal Review, Client Consultant Meeting, and Trade Contractors Site Meetings, ¾ Completion Meeting
  • Manage the agreement of the final account with clients and trade contractors within stipulated benchmark and timelines
  • Ensuring project is closed out including applying for certificate of release of retention, upon making good defects by Construction Department
  • Monitor retention releases and the release of Performance Bond.
  • Attend project post mortems and to the additional works required by the client after completion


  • Degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent preferred
  • RICS or CIOB Membership or equivalent would be an advantage
  • Excellent negotiations skills are required
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate positively and effectively
  • Strong planning and organisation skills
  • Ability to work as a team member under pressure to deliver objectives on time

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