Managing Quantity Surveyor

April 22, 2021 | Comments Off on Managing Quantity Surveyor

Managing Quantity Surveyor

Location: Loughton

Business Area: Housing Maintenance - Hammersmith & Fullham

Contract: Permanent, full time

Make a difference with the Housing Maintenance Experts.

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 new Hammersmith and Fulham contract, to reduce cost, increase value, drive revenue/profits and mitigate against risk in a safe and ethical manner.

Key Responsibilities

As Managing Quantity Surveyor, your role will be key to supporting the Commercial Manager on a range of contracts which deliver housing repairs and maintenance, void services, planned works, project work and fire safety, to our clients.

In this exciting role, you'll provide expert commercial input, alongside delivering financial and contractual performance forecasts to the senior management team which will help to ensure that business targets and KPI's are exceeded.

You will 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 do we need from you?

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, on projects providing planned & reactive maintenance.

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

What will you receive?

You can 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 + bank holidays (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options (Sharesave and Share Incentive Plan), together with additional valuable benefits such as:

  • One professional membership fee reimbursement
  • Free Life Assurance + option for extra self-cover or for your partner
  • Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
  • Critical Illness, Dental, Personal Accident, and Travel Insurance options
  • Health care cash plan
  • 24/7 Virtual GP Service, Wellbeing, and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers, including restaurants, travel providers, and supermarkets
  • Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeing
Pre-employment checks

It's worth remembering that if you are successful, we'll undertake the relevant / standard pre-employment checks after you have been offered a job. This includes taking up your references, verifying your right to work in the UK, verifying your driving licence (if applicable) and a health assessment.

Due to the nature of this role, you will also be required to complete a Basic Disclosure and Barring Service Check (applicants with criminal convictions will be treated on a case by case basis. We do not discriminate based on an applicant's criminal record or the details of any offences disclosed to us). Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

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: 20th May 2021

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