Senior Quantity Surveyor

Loughton, England, gb
Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Published on 2021-06-20 18:05:47
Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Loughton office - London & South East England sites

Business Area: Housing Maintenance - Capital Projects

Contract: Permanent, full time

A local passion, a national reach.

The Capital Projects Team work on refurbishment and new build construction projects across the Blue Light, Health, Education, Retail and commercial sectors with values up to £15 million on a national basis. The activities we undertake range from the design and delivery of complex refurbishment and new build projects up to the value of £15m, where we are able to utilise our team's broad skills base, through to small regional projects for valued customers.

Kier Specialist Services are recruiting for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our passionate Capital Projects Team. As a Senior Quantity Surveyor your role will be key to the successful commercial delivery and profitability on a range of contracts in London and the South East of England.

Key Responsibilities

Your time will be a spent across our primary office location in Loughton with a requirement to spend time working on the sites, along with the flexibility of working from home. Projects range in value from £5m to £10m and predominantly cover cladding replacement to existing occupied buildings on a construct only or design and build basis.

As an integral member of the Capital Projects workstream, you'll be responsible for multiple projects including cost control, maximising value, minimising future liabilities, project VCR/ELF reporting and maintaining the required standard of quality and safety. In this exciting role, you will provide commercial expertise, guide other members of the commercial team, whilst carrying out the production and submission of valuations, claims, budget monitoring, monthly reporting and workstream performance data. Your involvement on a project will start during the pre-construction stage and continue through to completion on site and the closure of the defects period and final accounts.

What do we need from you?

Can you do it? Yes, you can - if you have a degree or HNC in Quantity Surveying, excellent organisation skills, proven time management, commercial focus and drive - ideally alongside some Quantity Surveying experience with Cladding, Construction works and Housing Maintenance.

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 (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as:

Free Life Assurance
Access to a range of attractive Flexible benefit options to tailor your package to suit your lifestyle
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
Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeing.
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.

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 an inclusive employer

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