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Quantity Surveyor

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Quantity Surveyor

Location - Lincoln

Business Area - Kier Utilities - Anglian Water

Permanent - Full time

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Kier work in partnership with Anglian water to work on various civil schemes across the operational business area. The Alliance is an integral part of the Anglian Water operational business, helping to maintain serviceability across their asset base, whilst also delivering asset enhancement through TOTEX and capital schemes. This ultimately contributes to Anglian Water's key ODI (Outcome Delivery Incentive) and SIM (Customer Service Incentive) performance measures. The Alliance are tasked with delivering work across the Water and Water Recycling asset base, both in Infrastructure and Non-Infrastructure. Due to the broad spectrum of works covered, the team must be equipped to deliver a diverse set of projects - for example:

  • Delivering a £400k water tower refurbishment
  • Responding to a 6m deep sewer collapse
  • Fitting handrails and ladder guards to filter beds
  • Up-grading pumping stations within the sewerage networks
  • Changing obsolete instrumentation on water treatment plants

Individual job values can vary from between £10k to £900k.

In this role you will provide commercial management for an allocated programme area of an embedded alliance contract. You will ensure effective cost capture, making sure all costs are allocated appropriately.

You will need to demonstrate attention to detail while you identify, report and escalate commercial risk such as early warning notices to allow for appropriate mitigation is implemented. You will work on insurance claims, sub contractor payments, commercial reporting.

In this position it will be key for the commercial team to have a strong working relationship with the finance team, ensuring all impacts on cash flow of all commercial management and alliance decisions are understood managed and reported.

You will be responsible for promoting a culture of collaboration both within the embedded alliance and other Anglian Water alliances. Lead by example to promote a commercial mindset across the Water business steam.

We will need you to be consistent in your approach whilst you adopt a consistent commercial management process, methodology and documentation system across the wider commercial performance team.

Can you build strong internal stakeholder relationships while engendering a culture of commercial change?

This role requires a good understanding of NEC3 forms of contract and being able to work in a complex matrix team environment and a thorough knowledge of construction and contact law. So, if you have the relevant professional qualification such as a degree in Quantity Surveying then please apply.


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 give you a competitive reward and benefits package including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company Car/Car Allowance
  • Matched pension scheme up to 7.5%
  • Free Life Assurance
  • 26 days annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday)
  • Access to a range of attractive flexible benefit options to tailor your package to suit your lifestyle
  • 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
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    Closing date for Applications 27th December 2019

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