Quantity Surveyor


Quantity Surveyor


MBM is a national independent Australian-owned property consultancy that offers a diverse range of services, including Quantity Surveying, Building Consultancy, Tax & Asset Services, PPP Advisory, Infrastructure, Facilities Management Advisory, and Expert Witness services.

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We are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced Quantity Surveyor to join our team at the Sydney office. This role is pivotal in supporting our team with the delivery of comprehensive property consultancy services, contributing to our continued growth and success.

Responsibilities and Duties

Technical Requirements

Pre-Contract: Under supervision, you will be responsible for the preparation of various pre-contract documents and analyses, including but not limited to:

  • Initial budgets and benchmarking
  • Elemental and trade-based cost plans
  • Bills of quantities
  • Pre-tender estimates
  • Tender analysis
  • Bank reports
  • Providing tender methodology advice
  • Adding value to the client’s brief and constructively challenging the client’s perspective when appropriate
  • Value engineering
  • Other tasks as required

Post-Contract: With supervision, you will prepare and manage post-contract documentation and assessments, including but not limited to:

  • Progress claim recommendations
  • Bank draw-down reports
  • Cost reports and cash flows
  • Variation valuations
  • Other tasks as required


  • Attend all required meetings.

Management Requirements

Practice Requirements:

  • Adhere to MBM’s Work Health and Safety requirements.
  • Comply with MBM’s Quality Assurance protocols.
  • Follow MBM’s Anti-Discriminatory policies.
  • Abide by MBM’s Policies and Procedures.
  • Implement MBM’s Quality Assurance measures.
  • Track project time accurately.
  • Meet deadlines efficiently.
  • Maintain accuracy in all work aspects.
  • Employ an orderly and analytical approach.
  • Work efficiently and effectively.

Business Requirements:

  • Align with company objectives, values, and culture.
  • Attend industry functions and build professional networks.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with current and potential clients.
  • Assist in the preparation of proposals and tenders.
  • Contribute to the growth and development of MBM.
  • Participate in training and development courses as required.
  • Maintain engagement profitability.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying or a related field.
  • Experience: Minimum of 2-4 years of experience working in Australia as a client-side Quantity Surveyor.
  • Project Experience: Proven experience in providing a full range of project services for major projects.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in using CostX and Excel.
  • Accreditation: Corporate membership or candidates working towards accreditation with AIQS or RICS are preferred.
  • Communication: High-level verbal and written communication skills.
  • Analytical Skills: Strong analytical abilities and attention to detail.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Exceptional client-facing and interpersonal skills.

Desirable Qualities:

  • Team Player: Effective organizational and communication skills.
  • Time Management: Ability to meet tight deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proactivity: A proactive approach with a commitment to continuous improvement and professional development.

What We Offer:

  • Professional Growth: An opportunity to grow professionally in a supportive and stimulating work environment.
  • Learning Programs: Access to in-house and external learning programs.
  • Networking: Engagement with industry functions and client interactions to build networks.
  • Development: Continuous personal and professional development within the company, with a focus on sustainability practices.

If you are motivated, detail-oriented, and seeking an opportunity to advance your career in a fast-paced environment while contributing to sustainable business practices, we would love to hear from you. Join us in shaping the future of our company and making a significant impact through your contributions.


How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your experience and suitability for the role to [email protected].

MBM has an open, inclusive, and supportive culture where diverse individuals are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn, and advance in their careers. We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential while valuing and respecting them as individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, and other minority groups to apply.

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