Commercial Manager - QS


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ONE21 - Commercial Mgr


Construction & Architecture, Manufacturing & operations, Trades & services

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Bay of Plenty 



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Full time

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Gartshore Group - Commercial and Retail Interior Fit-Outs
Full Time, Permanent
Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
Gartshore Group is a market leading 3rd generation family owned business with an exceptional opportunity available for an experienced Commercial Manager to lead and manage a productive team of Quantity Surveyors from their head office in Tauranga.

Part of the Senior Management Team, working in tandem with the Operations Manager and reporting directly to the Managing Director and CFO, this encompasses the commercial management of interior fitout, construction and joinery manufacture projects.

The position involves planning and managing costs related to multiple interior fit out projects, calculating budgets based on premium clients customised requirements, tendering, procurement and preparing detailed estimates to ensure budgets are sufficient for each stage of the project. You will seek to minimise the costs of each project and enhance value for money, whilst still achieving the highest level of standards and second to none quality Gartshore are renowned for.
To be successful in this role you will have:
  • A relevant QS Qualification
  • 5 years or more NZ based QS/Estimating experience managing a team of QS’s
  • Experience monitoring and analysing P&L in the joinery, construction and interior fit out industry, or similar
  • Tender (bid) management and costs proposal experience
  • Up to date knowledge of relevant legislation, including the CCA, New Zealand Building Code, the New Zealand Building Act 2004 and local by-laws
  • Experience contributing to day to day management and strategic direction of the business
  • Demonstrable leadership qualities
  • Knowledge of building methodology and materials
  • High level of interpersonal client relationship building skills
  • The ability to read and interpret plans and estimate building, material, labour costs
  • Experience in negotiating with suppliers and contractors to obtain the best price
  • Advanced level of mathematics, accounting and calculation skills
  • Computer-aided design (CAD) skills
  • Exceptional planning, organisational, and communication skills
Gartshore have provided quality commercial and retail interior fit-outs for a wide range of customers throughout Australasia for over 60 years. With offices in Auckland, Tauranga and Christchurch and substantial resources at their disposal to meet the demands of the construction, commercial and retail interiors, Gartshore's are well positioned to successfully manage any project from Whangarei to Invercargill, including Australia and the South Pacific, from the smallest office/retail store to a national chain of stores. Gartshore's have a customer focused culture and strive to exceed delivery expectations and build a long term relationship based on trust, mutual respect and professionalism.
To find out more about this outstanding opportunity please APPLY ONLINE with your CV and Cover Letter. Or call to confidentially discuss this opportunity in person:
Kirsty Morrison - One21 - The Recruitment Outsourcer
Ph: 021 355 179
One21 - for Innovative Recruiting Solutions




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One21 Recruitment The Villa, 79 Ngatai Road Bureta, Tauranga 3110,

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