Quantity Surveyor

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 29-Mar-23

Closing Date: 28-Apr-23

Location: Speke, Merseyside, L24 8QR

Salary: Not specified

Quantity Surveyor

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Quantity Surveyor

Location: Liverpool

Business Area: Kier Construction –  North & Scotland

Contract: Permanent, full time or part time. (We can offer this role as either full time or part time, please specify in your application).

Benefits: 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, click here.

Looking to make the next step in your career?

You can shape the world around you with Kier Group. We’re one of the UK’s leading names in Regional Build, Highways, Utilities and Infrastructure – inspiring innovations in a multitude of market sectors – and wherever you join us, you’ll be able to achieve and collaborate with one of the country’s most established and inspired forward thinkers in construction, property, residential and services. 

Kier Construction are looking for a Quantity Surveyor to join our North and Scotland team in our Liverpool Business.

Key Responsibilities

We are looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor to join our commercial team responsible for delivering key new build projects from £10M – £65M across the region. The Quantity Surveyor will work closely with the commercial team in our Liverpool office and may be responsible for a smaller project with the support of an experienced Senior or could make up a wider commercial team on one of our larger projects supporting from tender stage through to final account.

Having experience gained within the main contracting environment will be invaluable in this role, a sound understanding of NEC and JCT contract conditions and confidence in your ability to contribute to the commercial success of key projects through relevant experience will stand you in good stead. Duties will vary from day to day but will include:

Subcontract procurement – Negotiating with supply chain

Subcontract package management

Contract administration both with the employers Project Manager, and with Kier’s supply chain

Support SQS / MQS in producing value cost reconciliation reports

Agreeing applications for payment and processing payments

Producing and maintaining risk registers

Raising and responding to Early Warning Notices & Compensation Events and closing these out through agreement

Agreement of final accounts 

What do we need from you?

You will be degree qualified within a relevant discipline and be able to evidence your commercial and contractual understanding. The ideal candidate will have experience of working on schemes as a main / management contractors quantity surveyor.

Kier is committed to creating supportive and inclusive opportunities for all our applicants and employees. We appreciate applicants from all backgrounds and we specifically encourage those from underrepresented communities to apply. Take a look here to learn more about our commitments to diversity and inclusion.  If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please let us know so we can discuss and arrange these by emailing InclusiveRecruitment@kier.co.uk.

Closing Date:26 April 2023

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

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