Quantity Surveyor

September 28, 2022 | Comments Off on Quantity Surveyor

We're looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join our Regional Build Team based in Inverness. Within this role, you can enjoy remote working, flexible hours and the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects of all sizes and complexities and even more.

Location: Inverness, Scotland - remote working available, with occasional travel to the office required.

Contract: Permanent, full time, Monday to Friday


As a Quantity Surveyor, you'll be working within the Commercial team, supporting them in building projects that support and develop the local communities.

Your day to day will include:

  • Working alongside the project delivery team, you will ensure the contractual control and cost management of projects across the Education and Healthcare sectors.
  • Exposure to the full project lifecycle with involvement across pre-construction through to project delivery.
  • Managing the commercial aspects of subcontract accounts from procurement to interim and final account agreement and be involved with the final account negotiation to ensure the best possible outcome.
  • Assessing contract risk and work with the delivery team to develop and manage mitigation plans.

Who are we looking for?

This role of Quantity Surveyor is great for you if:

  • Experience of both JCT and NEC contracts
  • Commercial and contractual understanding
  • Worked on schemes valued between £1m - £10m

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 InclusiveRecruitment@kier.co.uk 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
  • Green Car scheme
  • A free healthcare app, giving you access to clinicians and experts on fertility, pregnancy and baby, menopause and men's health
  • Matched pension scheme up to 7.5%
  • 26 days' annual leave + bank holidays (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday)

And so much more! You can read the full details of all of our benefits on our website: www.kier.co.uk/careers/rewards-benefits

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: https://www.kier.co.uk/sustainability/

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: https://www.kier.co.uk/media/6668/di-roadmap-2021.pdf

Closing Date:
28th October 2022

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

Recruitment agencies - we are unable to accept unsolicited CVs and communications from external recruiters. The recruitment team will engage with agencies who have signed up to our PSL should we require assistance. For further information, visit our careers help page.