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Senior Quantity Surveyor/Associate Director

  • Location:

    Auckland, Auckland

  • Sector:

    Commercial Property

  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary plus commission

  • Contact:

    Matt Donnelly

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  • Published:

    16 May 2021

  • Expiry date:

    13 June 2021

This global leader provides full service real estate worldwide, servicing real estate owners, investors and occupiers across multiple countries. At a local level, its New Zealand business has built a very strong reputation working with some of the best property businesses in the country.

One aspect of its service offering in New Zealand is Property Tax Depreciation. Stemming from significant existing opportunity amongst their client base, and absolute belief in the growth potential of this business line they are looking to bring on board a Senior Quantity Surveyor to take ownership and responsibility for their Tax Deprecation and cost management services based out of their central Auckland office.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to step into a lead role for a highly promising service line with the full support of a major global organisation.

The role will be working closely with the existing NZ and Australian team and the National Director responsible for this business unit in NZ.

Technical responsibilities:
  • Preparation of fixed asset registers and depreciation schedules across the ownership cycle.
  • Providing purchaser asset cost analysis
  • Reinstatement cost assessments
  • Site Inspections across NZ.
  • There will be elements of traditional cost management involved including cost plans, estimates and measurements of quantities.
  • Developing client relationships directly and through existing relationships.
You will also be responsible for taking on a business development role utilising other service lines relationships and marketing your services to the market. This warm desk opportunity will provide the initial momentum for the business ensuring immediate fee writing opportunities.

This unique role is for an individual who is commercially minded, entrepreneurial and who aspires to driving a highly successful service line within a world class business.

You will also have:
  • Relevant qualification in quantity surveying, construction economics and accreditation.
  • Experience in tax depreciation is desirable but is not mandatory and the business are willing to invest training into the right person.
  • Strong leadership and competent in negotiation and client relationship building.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written with the ability to produce high quality reports.
A competitive salary is on offer for the right individual plus a very rewarding commission scheme.

This is a seriously attractive opportunity where you can put your skills to the test in a fast paced, engaging market environment and enjoy the career upside that comes with being the person that grows a successful business unit for a global company.

If you are interested in the opportunity please apply online or if you require more information on the role, contact Matt Donnelly at Cobalt Recruitment on 09 303 9093
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