Quantity Surveyor

  • Job Reference: 214277
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + benefits
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Quantity Surveyor

Location: Maidenhead

Business area: Utilities- Thames Water

Contract: Permanent, Full Time

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Kier Group has long believed that we all have the potential to shape our world - and leave a lasting legacy. So bring your talent and ambition as a trusted Administrator to our team and you'll be given the scope and opportunity to achieve just that - investing in your own future, building your expertise and contributing to a diverse culture that's helping shape the world of tomorrow.

Key Responsibilities

You will be responsible for organising project team on a large Non-Infra water project, their workload and work effectively with the required support services. Ensuring that adequate subcontractors, resources and skills are deployed by the supply chain to ensure the programme of work is fulfilled. Successfully manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholder, providing weekly updates on programme delivery.

As part of the role, you will ensure that all Health, Safety, Quality & Environmental requirements pertaining to the project are in place and monitored. Manage persistent poor performance or failure to comply with process by the supply chain in regard to jeopardy management or delivery by implementing positive actions to adjust any failures. Ensuring the supply chain provide sufficient information to allow timely updates of all client and Kier systems including co-ordination with programme managers and supply chain as necessary.

Overseeing work on site, you will be responsible for ensuring that work is completed on time, within budget and against programme. Working with all stakeholders and communicating effectively the correct candidate needs to understand all the principals required when working in line with CDM regulations. A critical part of this role is to manage change and effectively put value to this whilst working with the planning & commercial team to ensure that this is properly accepted by the client or supply chain.


-What do we need from you?

The successful candidate will need to have experience within a similar role.

What will you receive?

You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes 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, .

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 committed to creating supportive and inclusive opportunities for all of our applicants and employees. We appreciate applicants from all backgrounds and we specifically encourage those from underrepresented communities to apply. If you'd like to learn more about our commitments to diversity and inclusion at Kier, you can contact the team by emailing

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: We reserve the right to close this advert once a sufficient number of applications have been submitted. It is encouraged that you complete the application at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

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

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