Brosnan Construction
  • 27-Sep-2021 to Until Filled (NZST)
  • Christchurch, CAN, NZL
  • Full Time


At Brosnan Construction we firmly believe that a strong company culture is critical to ensuring a consistency to the way in which we approach and deliver our daily work. Ours is built around three key pillars of Relationships, Integrity, and Leadership. Our culture is one of 'making a positive difference' in all aspects of the business.


You will work closely with the project team, subcontractors and key project stakeholders managing all commercial concepts, practices and procedures from project commencement through to completion. You must have a good understanding of commercial contract law, drafting subcontract agreements, assessing payment claims and variations, enforcing adherence to contractual terms and risk management. The position will also involve junior and peer mentoring to ensure development and skill transfer within the business.


Forensic analysis of contract documents, budgets, estimates and subcontractor quotations
Reviewing contract terms and conditions to ensure contractual adherence and protection of risk
Negotiating favorable outcomes with clients, subcontractors and suppliers
Risk management and problem solving
Procurement of subcontractors
Compiling Subcontract agreements
Assessing payment claims and variations
Measuring, estimating and valuing variation claims
Establishing rates from first principles
Compiling and submission of variation claims
Mentoring junior quantity surveyors
Monthly cost reporting and accurate cost forecasting
Managing relationships with clients and key project stakeholders
Managing the project team to ensure all financial deliverables and outcomes are achieved


4-5 years Commercial Estimating Experience
Relevant qualification
CostX (training provided)


Work with an ambitious, high performing team
Work on exciting and challenging projects, in a growing business
Health, Life, Trauma & Income Protection Insurance (after 6 months)

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