Job Description

Reports To
Commercial Director
To accurately prepare estimates for Tenders.
Minimum Qualification
 National Dip (Civil Eng / Building / Management / Quantity Surveying)
Essential Experience
 At least 7 years’ experience with traceable references, in the construction industry with emphasis on construction estimating, contracts (JBCC and FIDIC), financial and risk management
 Strategic Management
 Understanding of on-site activity performance
 Knowledge of Business environment
Skills & Abilities
 Business acumen
 Communication skills
 IT Skills and orientation
 Analytical ability
 Estimating (Candy)
 Reporting Research Results
 External awareness
 Negotiation skills
 Methodology skills
 Team player
 Strategic Planning
 Attention to detail
Areas of responsibility
 Prepares work to be estimated by gathering documentation and specifications.
 Identifies labour, material, and time requirements by studying previous data and specifications.
 Computes costs by analysing labour, material, and time requirements.
 Adjudicates subcontractor prices
 Resolves discrepancies by collecting and analysing information.
 Presents prepared estimate by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information.
 Prepares special reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing information and trends.
 Maintains cost data base by entering and backing up data.
 Maintains historic tender information
 Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications.
 Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
 Risk evaluation of documents
 Contract review reports
 Site Inspection Reports



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Rikus Vosloo
+27 (0)21 5574952
South Africa