Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Job Reference: 2378
  • Date Posted: 18 June 2024
  • Location: Plymouth - RNB Devonport, Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 4SG
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Senior Quantity Surveyor

We are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our team based at Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth

Location: Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth
Business Area: Natural Resources, Nuclear and Networks - Major Projects
Contract: Full Time, Permanent


We're looking for a Build bias Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our major projects Devonport team, supporting them with the redevelopment of 10 dock at Devonport Dockyard supporting the Royal Navy's submarine maintenance programme.

Your day to day will include:

  • Take full commercial responsibility for large and complex subcontract packages for the buildings under construction, from tender to final account.
  • Commercial management of subcontractors including processing payments, obtaining final account agreements, and resolving disputed issues by negotiation, if appropriate - monitoring of such accounts against cost and programme forecasts.
  • Ensure the timely preparation of reliable monthly cost / value reports for work packages, together with review of results and consideration of trends with project team members.
  • Ensure cash flow is optimised including ensuring payments are received and made on time, responsible for the timely production of appropriate levels of applications for payments in accordance with the provisions of the conditions of contract.
  • Management of change and risk processes within works packages and supporting the wider project commercial team with appropriate contract notices.
  • Assist in the production of monthly / quarterly reports. Provide commercial input including financial and contractual performance forecasts to the management team. Help ensure that business targets and project KPI's are exceeded.

What we are looking for?

This role of Senior Quantity Surveyor is great for you, if:

  • You are educated to degree level or have equivalent experience within a similar role.
  • Have working knowledge and experience of ECC NEC4 contracts.
  • You have confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office in particular Excel.
  • You have excellent communication skills both written and verbally.
  • Full valid driving licence

We're all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferrable skills are always welcome! So, even if you don't tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat.

Rewards and benefits
We're proud to be able to offer our brilliant people a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. You can see more information of benefits here .

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 initiatives and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies. You can see our D&I action plan here .

Due to the nature of this role and the nature of the work at this site, you will be required to complete a Government Security Check (SC) Clearance / Counter Terrorism Check (CTC), which takes place during/before your employment, and is conducted by the Cabinet Office's United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) agency who set out a pre-requisite criteria including residency history. (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 - To read more about our programme to support people with convictions into employment, visit ). This role will also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

We look forward to seeing your application to join the #constructionrevolution #joinkier