Senior Quantity Surveyor

June 11, 2021 | Comments Off on Senior Quantity Surveyor

Job Title: Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Ipswich, Suffolk

Business Area: Local Highways

Contract: Permanent

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Every day, 210,000 vehicles travel across the 31,000km of roads, bridges and tunnels that are built, maintained and operated by the team here at Kier Group. It's one of the reasons why we're acknowledged as the UK's No.1 Highways Services team - delivering £1 billion of social value to the six million people and wider communities who rely on our expertise and experience. Can you join our team? Yes, you can - if you want to be valued for who you are as well as what you do, in a company shaping the future.

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will report to the ­­Commercial Manager. Your function will be to increase value, reduce cost, drive profit and manage risk in a safe and ethical manner of the contract(s) they are working on. Line management and integration of new team members where appropriate You will ensure cash flow is maximised including ensuring payments are received on time. When needed provide commercial input including financial and contractual performance forecasts to the management team. Help ensure that business targets and KPI's are exceeded. A key part will be the preparation of monthly cost / value reports for area, together with review of results and consideration of trends with other contract team members

You will produce commercial reports together with review of results and consideration of trends with other contract team members. Assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks and implement Kier Group's policies for risk management. Agreement of certification and payment of subcontractor accounts - monitoring of such accounts against forecasts. Using stakeholder management skills, give commercial and contractual advice to the area team as and when required. You will be required to manage sub-contractors including sending out enquiries, collating prices, comparing with tender, negotiation, order placement, agreement of account and payment.

What?are we looking for?
  • Educated to degree level, or hold an equivalent qualification
  • Commercial knowledge in a similar role/environment
  • Must be an excellent organiser with proven time management skills
  • Excellent communicator both written and verbally
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 (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 lifestyle
  • 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
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.

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: 10/07/2021

Please note, interviews may?take place before the closing date.