Senior Professional Quantity Surveyor

South Africa
Feb 05, 2018
Feb 19, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Department Description

Stellenbosch University

Facilities Management

Senior Professional Quantity Surveyor



  • Making payment recons on all payments in the Projects Management office and tracking actual expenditure;
  • Assisting with and managing project financial proposals, project costs, capital and operating budgets;
  • Preparing contract documentation, prefeasibility and feasibility estimates for building projects;
  • Managing the review of actual expenditure in comparison to budgets;
  • Preparing reports on project spending;
  • Preparing reports for Department of higher education regarding spending;
  • Forecasting annual capital and operational expenditure;
  • Adjudicating tender reports, setting up and preparing tender reports;
  • Budget management for capital funds and project funding;
  • Advancing and maintaining sound working relationships with internal clients as well as external professionals in the built environment in order to promote the image of Facility Management;
  • Project closeouts and finalising budgetary funds.


Job Requirements

  • Honours degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent;
  • Registered as a Professional QS with the South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession;
  • Eight years’ relevant experience;
  • A valid code B or EB driver's licence;
  • Sound verbal and written communication skills in both English and Afrikaans;
  • Good computer skills with strong abilities in MS Office and the WinQS programs;
  • The ability to promote and maintain good relationships with clients, colleagues and other stakeholders.



Multidisciplinary knowledge of and experience in various aspects of the built environment, with emphasis on the preparation of accurate cost estimates and contract documentation.


The University will consider all applications in terms of its EmploymentEquity Plan, which acknowledges the need to diversify the demographiccomposition of the staff corps, especially with regard to the appointment ofsuitable candidates from the designated groups.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Your application, comprising a comprehensive curriculum vitae(including the names and e-mail address of at least three referees), must reachthe University before or on the closing date of the advertised post.

Candidates may be subjected to appropriate psychometric testing and otherselection instruments.

The University reserves the right to investigate qualifications andconduct background checks on all candidates.

Should no feedbackbe received from the University within four weeks of the closing date, kindlyaccept that your application did not succeed.



Enquiries regarding job content: 

Mr Japie Engelbrecht, Director: Project Management, on 021 808 9164 /


Enquiries regarding remuneration/benefits as well as technical assistance with the electronic application process: 

Human Resources Client Service Centre on 021 808 2753

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