Buildings Auditor

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Location Durban, South Africa
Date Posted Feb 12, 2021
Category Construction Jobs
Job Type Full-time


  • The ideal candidate should demonstrate the following:

    • A way of work that anticipates the requirements of various stakeholders when engaging through all mediums of communication
    • A passion for consensus-based decision making
    • The ability to deliver in a high-pressure, innovative environment
    • Curiosity and comfort with numbers and large data sets
    • A level of influence that creates buy-in and win-win outcomes with stakeholders
    • Excellent negotiation skills
    • The ability to engage at strategic, tactical and operational levels of the business
    • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal skills
    • Ownership of personal development


    • Quantification and measurement of areas and items repaired/replaced by service providers;
    • Assessment of the quality of workmanship of repairs effected by service providers;
    • Compiling detailed cost analysis according to the OUTsurance Buildings Rates Documents and comparing that to the costing of service providers;
    • Professional report writing as a mechanism to provide feedback to service providers on the outcome of an audit;
    • Regular site meeting with clients and service providers;
    • Engagement with various stakeholders both internal and external;
    • Handling and resolving queries and from service providers and clients in relation¬† to audits;

    Skills and Competencies

    • Strong administrative capability;
    • Good report writing skills;
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written);
    • Technical buildings and construction experience;
    • Computer literacy is essential with MS Excel and MS Word being core competencies;
    • Self-disciplined and self-motivated;
    • Should be able to work independently in an unstructured environment;
    • Judgment and problem-solving skills;
    • Negotiation skills;
    • Stress tolerance;
    • Tenacity and resilience;
    • Customer service oriented;
    • Deadline and results oriented;
    • Attention to detail;
    • Adaptability


    • Matric;
    • A tertiary qualification or significant progress towards obtaining any construction or built environment related qualification would be highly beneficial
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