Managing Quantity Surveyor

  • Job Reference: 195135
  • Date Posted: 28 November 2019
  • Recruiter: Kier Ltd
  • Location: Lutterworth, Leicestershire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Managing Quantity Surveyor

Location - Lutterworth

Business Area - Kier Utilities - Western Power Distribution

Closing date for applications 12th December 2019

Kier creates spaces and places that make a positive difference for people, businesses and communities. We bring our spirit of innovation and collaboration to every single project, from buildings, highways, Rail & Utilities and Major projects. So, find out more about creating a future for you - and for everyone.

Kier Utilities work as part of a framework for Western Power Distribution to ensure its customers have power in their homes, businesses, schools and hospitals. We are an essential member of the team, mainly working on reactive and planned maintenance works.

We employ many teams across the region, whose role it is to either respond to emergencies to dig down in the street or on private property to give our client access to repair their asset, or to lay new mains cables as part of their ongoing planned maintenance programme. Our responsibility begins with planning the works and finishes with us putting the site back to the same or better condition than when we arrived.

We need a Managing Quantity Surveyor to join the busy contract in Lutterworth, the main responsibility of the MQS will be to increase value, reduce cost, drive profit and manage risk in a safe and ethical manner. Some of your other responsibilities will be to provide commercial input including financial and contractual performance forecasts to the management team, help ensure that business targets and KPI's are exceeded. You'll also be preparing commercial reports together with review of results and consideration of trends with other contract team members.

What do we need from you?

We need someone who's educated to degree level or has equivalent experience in a similar position. Experience managing subcontractors and knowledge of the Utilities industry is essential. We also need someone with excellent attention to detail and who can manage multiple tasks at one time.

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.

In return we will give you a competitive reward and benefits package including:
  • Competitive salary
  • Company car (or 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 lifestyles
  • Two employee Share Scheme options
  • Flexible and Agile working (dependent on your role)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Private healthcare
  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers

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.

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