Quantity Surveyor

  • Job Reference: 202826
  • Date Posted: 12 November 2020
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
  • Website: https://www.kier.co.uk/
  • Location: Aylesford, Kent
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + benefits
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Quantity Surveyor


Location: Aylesford, Kent

Business area: Utilities - Telecoms

Contract: Permanent, full time

Join Kier, connect to your future.

At Kier we connect and create spaces and places. Being part of Kier connects you to strategically important projects and contracts, where your skills and expertise will be utilised to positively impact people, communities and the environment for generations.

Kier Utilities keep our telecoms clients' customers connected to superfast broadband, digital TV and the latest full-fibre gigabit internet services through the design and construction of new fibre networks as well as the maintenance of existing HFC networks.

Recently appointed as City Fibre's core partner, this exciting contract will see us providing multi-million pound planned and reactive fibre and copper network services across the South West over the next five-years. With our new growth and ambition to be industry leaders, we are looking for talented, professional and customer centric people to join our team.

With a nationwide 5G fibre build planned over the next 10-15 years, it's a great time to work in Telecoms. Working for Kier you'll be at the forefront of this growing market, providing you with opportunity to expand your skills and achieve your career ambitions within a dynamic and passionate team.

About the Role

Reporting into the Commercial Manager, the Quantity Surveyor will have the ownership of the region's commercial activities, including applications, cost management, forecasting and WIP management.

The role requires a professional individual who can manage both internal and external stakeholders, an understanding of budgeting and cost control and ability to manage the regions commercial and cost administrators.
This could be you if you can demonstrate you - are commercially aware with past knowledge of finance control; have a proven ability to run own jobs with a hands-on approach; have good attention to detail and are highly organized; are IT literate with experience with Cost Control systems (Siteman).

You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes 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
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. We encourage flexible working wherever possible in your role - and this may allow you to work from home or from one of our other offices/sites, if appropriate.

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

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.

Kier is an inclusive employer.

Closing Date: 10/12/2020