Contracts Officer

June 5, 2023 | Comments Off on Contracts Officer

We're looking for a Contracts Officer to join our Eastern and Midlands Construction business.

Location: This role can be based from multiple office including Waterbeach in Cambridgeshire, Rushden in Northamptonshire or Solihull in Birmingham. Home working is also available with some travel to other offices and sites.

Contract: Permanent, full time


Working in our Eastern region, you will be working with the regional business as well as Kier's legal team from tender to handover, on a wide portfolio of projects.

Your day to day will include:

  • Checking of Contract Amendments within Tenders, liaising with the Legal Team and Commercial Managers
  • Providing advice to the CM to enable them to make decisions on amendments included in tenders and to complete all PTPN's and PTPA's and negotiation of Contract T&Cs in line with company good practice.
  • Ensure that Contractual risks are either mitigated or understood and allowed for within the tender and/or Project Delivery Plan.
  • Collation and safe keeping of all Contracts, Warranties, Bonds/ PCG's for signature.

What are we looking for?

  • Either a degree and experience within the law industry or have commercial experience within construction.
  • Ability to work on multiple fronts to tight deadlines is key for this role.
We're all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferable skills are always welcome! So even if you don't tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat. We want to hear from candidates from all backgrounds and experiences, and we especially encourage those from underrepresented communities to get in touch with us.

If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please get in touch at to discuss and arrange these.

Benefits at Kier

We're proud to be able to offer our fantastic employees a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. Some of our favourites include:

  • New and enhanced family friendly policies, including eight weeks paternity leave, 26 weeks maternity leave, pregnancy loss leave, surrogacy leave, menopause guidance and more
  • 26 Days annual leave
  • Green car scheme
  • Matched pension up to 7.5%
And so much more! You can read the full details of all of our benefits on our website:

Who is Kier?

We're made up of six business units, Group Functions, Construction, Highways, Infrastructure, Utilities and Property, and as a group, our purpose is to sustainably deliver construction and infrastructure services which are vital to the UK. Take a look at our sustainability objectives:

At the core of all our projects is technical excellence, utilising the latest building methods and innovations to ensure we offer the best value to our clients as sustainably as possible.

Our projects are those that support the local communities we work in, helping them thrive and progress. We are collaborative, trusted and focussed in all that we do, and our people are essential in helping us achieve our goals.

Diversity and inclusion

Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We're proud of the steps we've taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier's diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives, and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies and initiatives.

You can see more about our D&I action plan here:

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.

Close date: 3 July 2023

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