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Quantity Surveyor at Kier Group

Quantity Surveyor

Kier Group Rushden, Northamptonshire Full-Time
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Quantity Surveyor

Location – Within 1 hour commute of Rushden

The opportunity:

Kier Construction Eastern are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join the team in Rushden who has a wealth of knowledge throughout the main contracting market, working on projects from £5-40m. Reporting into the Commercial Manager. 

The team and the region:

The Rushden team have completed some outstanding projects to date and, with a full order book for the coming years, are in place to continue this performance.  Kier Group believes in developing existing staff and providing the opportunity for longevity in their careers.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the commercial resources (finance) of the assigned project (or section) to maximise planned gross margin through the placement and control of contracts and subcontracts
  • Provide commercial expertise to contracts, to include the production and submission of valuations, claims, budget monitoring, and contract/workstream performance data
  • Assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks and implement Kier Group's policies for risk management
  • Support the authorisation and submission of project variations. To authorise the placement of contracts, subcontracts, material and plant orders
  • Maximise cash flow through the control, measurement (including quality) and valuation of work, and the invoicing of customers and payment of suppliers
  • Value work executed by sub-contractors and certify interim and final payments.
  • Implement all of Kier Group's policies including those for SHE and risk management
  • Promote Kier Group’s values towards its customers in order to meet or exceed their expectations


Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Holds the relevant qualifications (Degree or HNC in Quantity Surveying desirable)
  • Experience within a similar role
  • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office in particular Excel
  • Excellent Communication skills both written and verbally
  • Must be an excellent organiser with proven time management skills
  • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel

Being part of Kier means living our values of being collaborative, trusted and focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it’s through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture. You can also expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a company car or allowance, private healthcare, a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days’ annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as:

  • Free Life Assurance
  • Access to a range of attractive Flexible benefit
  • options to tailor your package to suit your lifestyles
  • Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount
  • Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers
  • Plus many more benefits geared to your wellbeing.

 

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Job ID: KIER-11202