Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Recruiter
Kier Ltd
Location
Manchester
Posted
08 Apr 2018
Closes
14 May 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Location: Manchester

The Kier Strategic Highways division are currently recruiting for an Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join the Commercial Hub for the Highways England contracts.

The Assistant Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for undertaking pricing of 'Damage to Crown Property' (DCP) incidents.

Kier Group plc. is a leading construction, property, residential and services group with 88 UK offices and over 22,000 employees. Listed on the London Stock Exchange, we are a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.

Kier Highways design roads, bridges and intelligent transport systems (ITS), covering strategic and nationally important roads, as well as local roads serving local communities. Our projects range from major improvements to complete renewals of roads and structures. With specialist teams, we manage complex works from conception through to handover at the end of maintenance periods.

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:

* Qualified or working towards a HND/HNC or similar in Quantity Surveying
* Previous surveying or experience of working within a commercially focused environment
* Must be flexible and able to work as part of a team and using own initiative
* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
* Ability to use a range of IT packages including Microsoft Office and bespoke packages
* Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise
* Ability to work to deadlines
* Willing to undertake training and development when appropriate
About Kier:

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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.

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