Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Job Reference: 202499
  • Date Posted: 28 August 2020
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
  • Location: Okehampton, Devon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Procurement
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Okehampton- Hatherleigh

Business Area: Kier Utilities- South West Water


Better together



Kier creates spaces and places that make a positive difference for people, businesses and communities. We bring our spirit of innovation and collaboration to every single project, from Buildings, Highways, Rail & Utilities and Major Projects. So, find out more about creating a future for you- and for everyone.

Kier and its alliance with South West Water are passionate about water. We help to provide clean and waste water services to c. 1.7 million people in Cornwall, Devon, and parts of Somerset and Dorset.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Quantity Surveyor, who will report to the Managing Quantity Surveyor, to join the team in Hatherleigh. Your prime responsibilities will be to increase value, reduce cost and manage risk in a safe and ethical manner.

This will include ensuring cash flow is maximised including ensuring payments are received on time, provide commercial input including financial and contractual performance forecasts to the management team, which will help ensure that business targets and KPI's are exceeded, as well as preparing monthly cost/ value reports together with review of results and consideration of trends. In addition, you will be involved in physical measurements of works and agreement of same with client and subcontractors, agreeing certification and payment of subcontractor accounts and implementing and complying with the contract change control procedure.

This role will also see you manage sub-contractors including sending out enquires, collating prices, comparing with tender, negotiation, order placement, agreement of account and payment. You will also be included in line management and integration of new team members.

What do we need from you?

We need someone who's got previous experience in a similar role, posses an appropriate qualification and has sound commercial and business knowledge.

If you are an enthusiastic Senior Quantity Surveyor, or a Quantity Surveyor looking for your next career progression, then we want to hear from you!

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. In return, we will be offering you a strong benefits package that includes:
  • Competitive salary
  • Matched pension scheme up to 7.5%
  • Free Life Assurance
  • 26 days annual leave
  • Access to a range of attractive flexible benefit options to tailor your package to suit your lifestyles
  • Two employee Share Scheme options
  • 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

Pre-employment checks

It's worth remembering that we'll undertake the relevant/ standard employment checks if you're successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

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.

Kier is an inclusive employer

Closing date: 11th September 2020