Managing Quantity Surveyor
Kier Group plc
England, London, London
3d ago

Contract : Permanent, full time

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.

With our dedicated promise, we are now looking to expand in the local area by increasing our client base. We are currently recruiting for a Managing Quantity Surveyor to uphold and maintain the commercial wellbeing of our Grainger contract, to reduce cost, increase value, drive revenue / profits and mitigate against risk.

Key Responsibilities

In this role, you will be responsible for identifying new commercial opportunities in the area. By leading a pricing and surveying team, you will oversee the management of subcontractors for successful delivery of cost, quality and duration.

You will also have accountability for pricing of additional works, resolve any contractual issues from our client and supply chain, whilst identifying any areas of risk and mitigation.

You will also take ownership of Value Cost Reconciliation, forecasts and contract reviews, to produce the required Commercial Plans in line with our Business Plan.

What are we looking for?

A commercially focused, self-motivated individual who can manage, lead and execute our vision. Ideally, you’ll have building / technical qualifications and management experience of leading a team through planned re-investment and Decent Homes projects.

You’ll also have experience of building effective working relationships with Senior Management and Directors. You will need experience within the housing maintenance sector to be successful in this role.

If you have strong commercial awareness, with an ability to drive and motivate a commercial team, then this is the role for you!

What can you expect from us?

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 lifestyles
  • 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 we’ll undertake the relevant / standard employment checks if you’re successful in the selection process.

    This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK.

    Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks. We encourage flexible working wherever possible in your role - and this may allow you to work from home or from one of our other offices / sites, if appropriate.

    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.

    Closing Date : 31st October 2020

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