Quantity Surveyor

September 28, 2022 | Comments Off on Quantity Surveyor

We're looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join our Highways team based in Shrewsbury. Within this role, you can enjoy a competitive annual holiday entitlement with opportunities to buy/sell leave, a fantastic, matched pension scheme, share in the success you help to create by investing in Kier through our sharesave and share incentive plans and even more.

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire with hybrid working available
Contract: Permanent, Fulltime
Salary: £30k-£45k + Company car + Benefits


As a Quantity Surveyor, you'll be working within the Highways team. You will be identifying and agreeing the value of additional works, interim valuations, final accounts and the production and management of contractual documentation.

Your day to day will include:

  • Responsibility for the provision of estimating, contributing to improving efficiency and profitability and working closely with operations and design teams to ensure accurate and sufficient detail to help achieve project delivery forecasts.
  • Proactively input into the development of the business team providing assistance to senior management and project teams in order to assist in the delivery of business objectives and goals.
  • Agreeing prices with Shropshire Council, analyse scheme costs and provide commercial guidance and assistance.

    Who are we looking for?

    This role of Quantity Surveyor is great for you if:
  • You hold an industry relevant degree or qualification
  • You have good working knowledge in a similar role
  • You can analyse scheme financial data, communicate confidently and effectively

    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
  • A huge range of deals and discounts at many your favourite brands
  • 24/7 virtual GP service for you and your family
  • 26 days' annual leave + bank holidays

    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: 27th October 2022

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