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Tue July 17 2018

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Quantity Surveyor

Job Description

Quantity Surveyor Kier Utilities is looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor, who will report to the ­­­­Senior Quantity Surveyor. The successful post-holder will be responsible for assisting with the control of costs, maximising value, minimising future liabilities and maintaining the required standard of quality and safety on a range of contracts.



Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage the commercial resources (finance) of the assigned project (or section) to maximise planned gross margin through the placement and control of contracts and subcontracts
  • Provide commercial expertise to contracts, to include the production and submission of valuations, claims, budget monitoring, and contract/workstream performance data
  • Assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks and implement Kier Group's policies for risk management
  • Support the authorisation and submission of project variations. To authorise the placement of contracts, subcontracts, material and plant orders
  • Maximise cash flow through the control, measurement (including quality) and valuation of work, and the invoicing of customers and payment of suppliers
  • Value work executed by sub-contractors and certify interim and final payments.
  • Implement all of Kier Group's policies including those for SHE and risk management
  • Promote Kier Group's values towards its customers in order to meet or exceed their expectations
Key Skills and Qualifications:
  • Holds the relevant qualifications (Degree or HNC in Quantity Surveying desirable)
  • Experience with all NEC contract options
  • Experience within a similar role
  • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office in particular Excel
  • Excellent Communication skills both written and verbally
  • Must be an excellent organiser with proven time management skills
  • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel
  • Framework experience preferable

About Kier: Make the journey. Leave a legacy. Being part of Kier means living our values of being collaborative, enthusiastic and forward thinking. 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. Let's shape your world together. Apply for this job
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