Quantity Surveyor

  • Construction Jobs
  • London
  • Oct 08, 2021
Permanent Construction Quantity Surveyor Management

Job Description

Quantity Surveyor Location: Flexible location with travel to sites in London & Loughton office 2-3 times a week Business Area: Housing Maintenance Contract: Permanent, full time Make a difference with the Housing Maintenance Experts. Kier Housing Maintenance (HM) have long standing partnership agreements with housing associations, local authorities and private landlords to conduct responsive repairs and planned maintenance across various sites. Our commitment to our clients has resulted in us being shortlisted for Contractor of the Year at the UK Housing Awards 2020. Kier Places are recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor to join our Housing Maintenance division, to become a key member of the FRA and Compliance Team, delivering essential fire safety and key compliance planned maintenance works for our clients. Key Responsibilities As a Quantity Surveyor, we will look to you to develop and manage all commercial aspects of projects including budgets and forecasts to ensure the governance and profitability of allocated contracts; develop, manage and extend commercial relationships with both new and existing clients and supply chain; maximise profitability of all allocated contracts and work packages; and provide accurate commercial reporting to allow effective management of your projects. You will be involved in looking after a number of planned maintenance contracts, which includes projects for maintaining fire safety systems (i.e. fire doors, fire stopping & sprinkler systems), kitchen & bathroom replacements, and refurbishment of occupied properties. What do we need from you? The ideal Quantity Surveyor will have strong experience with Housing Maintenance contracts relating to Decent Homes and Social Housing - Fire Risk/Safety/FRA works exposure would be desirable; good demonstrable SOR & VCR/CVR knowledge; relevant academic qualifications & Chartered membership. Joining this fast paced, growing & expanding department, we need you to be a team player, to promote, follow and influence good project governance through the implementation of Kier policies and procedures. What will you receive? You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a company car or allowance, 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. 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. Join us today as a Quantity Surveyor. 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 committed to creating supportive and inclusive opportunities for all of our applicants and employees. We appreciate applicants from all backgrounds and we specifically encourage those from underrepresented communities to apply. If you'd like to learn more about our commitments to diversity and inclusion at Kier, you can contact the team by emailing (url removed). If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please let us know so we can discuss and arrange these. Closing Date: 7th November 2021 Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early. Recruitment Agencies - opportunities at Kier are managed by our internal recruitment team. We are unable to accept unsolicited CVs and communications from external recruiters. If there is a specific business need a member of the recruitment team will engage with agencies who have signed up to our PSL to ensure all CV's are uploaded onto our portal to be considered. For further information, visit our Careers Help page