Brosnan Construction
  • 14-Jul-2022 to Until Filled (NZST)
  • Christchurch, CAN, NZL
  • Full Time


At Brosnan, we firmly believe that a strong company culture built around our purpose and vision is critical to ensuring consistency to the way we approach and deliver our work. Its starts with having the best people join us, who share our purpose of making a positive difference and are excited to contribute to our vision of "Confidence in Construction"


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 may 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
  • Review contract terms and conditions ensuring contractual adherence and protection of risk
  • Negotiating favorable outcomes with clients, subcontractors and suppliers
  • Risk management and problem solving
  • Assessing payment claims and variations
  • Measuring, estimating and valuing variation claims
  • Establishing rates from first principles
  • Compiling and submission of variation claims
  • 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


  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Diploma or degree in Quantity Surveying or Construction Management
  • CostX (training provided)
  • CAT Projects (training provided)


  • Work in a company culture with established vision, values and behaviors.
  • 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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