Managing Quantity Surveyor

  • Job Reference: 200296
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2020
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
  • Website: https://www.kier.co.uk/
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + benefits
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Title: Managing Quantity Surveyor

Location: Flexible (UK wide)

*Applications close on 28th September

Kier Group has long believed that we all have the potential to shape our world - and leave a lasting legacy. So, bring your talent and ambition to our team and you'll be given the scope and opportunity to achieve just that - investing in your own future, building your expertise and contributing to a diverse culture that's helping shape the world of tomorrow.

Kier Housing Maintenance (HM) have long standing partnership agreements with housing associations, local authorities and private landlords to conduct responsive repairs and planned maintenance across various sites. Our commitment to our clients has resulted in us being shortlisted for Contractor of the Year at the UK Housing Awards 2020.

With our dedicated promise, we are now looking to expand in the local area by increasing our client base. We are currently recruiting for a Managing Quantity Surveyor to uphold and maintain the commercial wellbeing of our Grainger contract, to reduce cost, increase value, drive revenue/profits and mitigate against risk.

Key Responsibilities

In this role, you will be responsible for identifying new commercial opportunities in the area. By leading a pricing and surveying team, you will oversee the management of subcontractors for successful delivery of cost, quality and duration. You will also have accountability for pricing of additional works, resolve any contractual issues from our client and supply chain, whilst identifying any areas of risk and mitigation. You will also take ownership of Value Cost Reconciliation, forecasts and contract reviews, to produce the required Commercial Plans in line with our Business Plan.

What are we looking for?

A commercially focused, self-motivated individual who can manage, lead and execute our vision. Ideally, you'll have building/technical qualifications and management experience of leading a team through planned re-investment and Decent Homes projects. You'll also have experience of building effective working relationships with Senior Management and Directors. You will need experience within the housing maintenance sector to be successful in this role.

If you have strong commercial awareness, with an ability to drive and motivate a commercial team, then this is the role for you!

In reward for your hard work, we offer a competitive salary and market leading benefits package including :
  • Free Life Assurance
  • Access to our valuable pension scheme Matched up to 7.5%
  • Kier Retirement Savings Plan
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Options to participate in Cycle2Work and Payroll Giving schemes
  • Two employee Share Scheme options
  • 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.
The opportunity to take your career to the next level is yours for the taking.

It's worth remembering that we'll undertake the relevant/standard employment checks if you're successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

Make the journey. Leave a 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.

Kier is an inclusive employer.

Let's shape your world together.

* Please note interviews make take place before the closing date