Senior Quantity Surveyor

October 14, 2021 | Comments Off on Senior Quantity Surveyor

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Basingstoke / Covering M4 Corridor

Business Area: Kier Places - Capital Projects

Contract: Permanent, full time

Building Futures. Building Teams. Building Careers.

Kier Places are recruiting for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our passionate Capital Projects Team. With our diverse portfolio of projects, we are looking for an individual who has a passion for the project at hand, and securing work, whilst also being able to work as part of a closely knit team that has the opportunity to develop and control its own destiny. We understand this approach is essential to ensure we consistently win work and secure repeat business.

The Capital Projects Team have a pipeline of opportunities to deliver cladding replacement projects to residential buildings across the M4 corridor. You will be working on a portfolio of projects predominantly involving the recladding of high-rise buildings, with typical project values between £2M and £9M, and of a construction nature. You will be joining a newly formed team specialising in this new workstream which has huge long-term growth opportunity, in which successful applicants will have a huge opportunity to grow and develop as this new workstream evolves.

Key Responsibilities

As our Senior Quantity Surveyor you will be part of a small team dedicated to the pre-construction and delivery process of either two stage or single stage opportunities. You will be expected to commercially manage all aspects of these opportunities / projects and your key responsibilities will be to manage the upstream Client account, effectively manage costs, drive profitability, manage risk in a safe, effective and ethical manner; and be responsible for identifying new commercial opportunities in the area and managing relationships with the Client and the appointed professional team.

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will oversee the appointment & management of subcontractors for successful delivery of cost, quality and duration, have accountability for pricing of additional works, resolve any contractual issues from our client and supply chain; and take ownership of Value Cost Reconciliation, forecasts, financial reports and contract reviews, to produce the required Commercial Plans in line with our Business Plan.

What do we need from you as the Senior Quantity Surveyor?

The successful Senior Quantity Surveyor will be a commercially focused, self-motivated individual who can manage, lead and execute our vision. Collaborative working with all external and internal stakeholders will be crucial, and experience of building effective working relationships with Senior Management and Directors, and experience of delivering projects under JCT and NEC Forms of Contract will be essential.

Whilst expertise in cladding and envelope construction is not essential, successful applicants will need to demonstrate a sound general construction knowledge.

What will you receive?

You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a company car, private healthcare, a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days' annual leave + bank holidays (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday) together with two employee Share Scheme options (Sharesave and Share Incentive Plan). To find out more about the rewards and benefits at Kier, click here.

Flexible/Agile Working

At Kier we believe that - wherever we can, whether office or site-based - we should embrace an agile/flexible approach to working. We are proud to offer our employees the opportunity, where we can, to do this. Please don't hesitate to ask during the recruitment process around agile working and flexibility - We'll do our best to support you.

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. Join us today as a Senior Quantity Surveyor.

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.

If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please let us know so we can discuss and arrange these.

Closing date: 10th November 2021

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