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Ref NumberAD 133/19
Position TitleQuantity Surveyor (Re - advertised)
Closing Date20-Sep-2019
Division of Estates and FacilitiesDepartment of AdministrationSuva - Samabulax 1
Background To operate effectively as part of a technical team at the Estates & Facilities Department of FNU. The Officer is responsible to perform the day to day operations of the department where he/she will be managing all the cost relating to building and civil engineering corrective, preventive and capex projects from the initial calculations to the final cost of the project.  
•  Physically perform the day to day operations. 
•  Prepare in house tender and contracts documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client. 
•  No deviation from duties assigned by Engineer Design & Planning and Manager Maintenance & Building Services
•  Ensure all the projects planned for the year are executed in a timely manner thus all project costing to be completed on time.  
•  Physically able to meet job responsibility.
•  Contracted hours are worked.
•  Must work over time when needed to complete assigned task.
•  Ensure to maintain confidentiality at all times as QS will be involved in section budgeting works and estimating project budgets.

Person Specification
Minimum Qualification to have at least Diploma in Quantity Surveying with 3 years’ experience or any other related Diploma in Engineering such as Civil / structural / Building with 5 years experience. 

•  Presenting detailed information on the cost of particular elements of work on a periodic basis to enable payment for those works carried out to date.
•  Arranging project progress payments and, at the end of a job, settling the final accounts.
•  Dealing with contractual and legal matters related to the project outcome.
•  Managing costs to make sure that all the projects are within the budget.
•  Preparing comprehensive project estimates.
•  Preparation of tender, contract documentation, conduct feasibility studies, and undertake risk control. 
•  Involved in keeping close tabs on any variations that may lead to cost fluctuations.

Salary Base salary $28,684.00 plus 10% superannuation.

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Application Details

All applications are to include:
 • A covering letter of application addressing each of the criterion of the person specifications above, evidencing how your qualifications and experience meet the criteria. Guide on how to address your claims against the selection criteria can be downloaded from the link below.

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This covering letter will form the main basis for shortlisting. Failure to provide this covering letter will result in your application not being considered.

• A detailed CV and certified copies of all academic transcripts, three referees, with full contact details, including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. Candidate should state their relationship with each referee (e.g., line manager, former postgraduate supervisor)

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Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not been contacted by Fiji National University, then your application has not been successful.

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