Senior Quantity Surveyor


SNC Lavalin


06 Dec 2018

Reference Number



Undisclosed cost to company


In Sub-Saharan Africa, SNC-Lavalin has a proven track record of delivering projects across all four of our sectors of operation including oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. We have been present in Africa since the 1970s when the company was awarded the Mefta cement plant in Algeria. Since then, we have designed and built a series of outstanding projects across the continent that directly contribute to quality of life. We established further operations and opened an office in Johannesburg in 1982, leading to us becoming a major electrical & instrumentation contractor in the region, with mechanical and piping installation services added in the late 1980's. Over the last four decades we have served blue-chip clients, primarily in the petrochemical, power and mining and metals sectors on over 300 diverse projects executed in South Africa, Botswana, Angola, Mozambique, Zambia, Madagascar, Kenya, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Sudan.

Education & Skills:

- Minimum have a professional qualification / degree in QS, Economics, Construction Management, or Engineering
- Minimum of 5 years' experience working on site within the O&G sector
- Must be a multiple disciplinary QS (SMEIP)
- Must be computer literate, specifically working with MS Office Packages


- Analytical skills associated with developing and utilizing performance measures and cost savings
- Work autonomously with direct Supervision
- Must have excellent negotiation and communication skills
- Strong letter writing skills


- Responsible for the day to day delivery of all contractual and commercial aspects of the Project
- Follows and complies with Company and Project procedures
- Promotes ethical behaviour
- Ensures the Project operates within the LLOA (Lines and Limits of Authority)
- Commercially administer the project in accordance with the contract terms and conditions Administration of Project commercial risk and inform the Project Manager of any risks that may be detrimental to the Project
- Ensure good client relations
- Update monthly cost tracking tools to ensure consistent and precise reporting
- Estimating of SMEIP Works in conjunction with the Project Planner and Project Manager
- Development and management of Project CPS (Budget) in conjunction with the Project Manager
- Development of Monthly Cost Reports
- Cost vs. Sales Analysis
- Ensures consistent cash-flow reporting
- Subcontract Procurement and Administration
- Risk management of head and subcontracts

In Terms of the SNC-Lavalin Employment Equity policy, preference will be given to applicants who are disabled or from a previously disadvantaged background. If you have not heard from us within one month of your application, please regard your application as having been unsuccessful.

Contract Type:

Permanent, Permanent/Contract


South Africa