Senior Quantity Surveyor

Closing date: 
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 09:00
Kier Utilities
United Kingdom

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Salary and benefits:
Competitive salary plus company car or car allowance, matched pension up to 7.5%, numerous retail discounts and 26 days annual leave

Location: Within 1 hours’ commute of Lakenheath

Business area: Major Projects

Kier and VolkerFitzpatrick, working as a Joint Venture, have been awarded a  £160m contract to deliver new infrastructure to ready RAF Lakenheath for Europe's first permanent home for the US Air Force F-35 Fighter Jet.
The F-35 Beddown Programme, which is part of a wider programme of work to support the US Air Force operations in the UK, involves construction and renovation of a number of buildings and infrastructure projects on the Suffolk site, including a six-bay flight simulator, an aircraft maintenance unit, new hangars, and 42 aircraft parking aprons.
We are looking to recruit a Senior Quantity Surveyor to support our Major Projects division at RAF Lakenheath.

Key responsibilities:
* To manage the commercial resources of the assigned project to maximise planned gross margin through the placement and control of contracts and subcontracts.
* To assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks and implement Kier Group's policies for risk management.
* To support the authorisation and submission of project variations. To authorise the placement of contracts, subcontracts, material and plant orders.
* To maximise cash flow through the control, measurement (including quality) and valuation of work, and the invoicing of customers and payment of suppliers.
* To implement all of Kier Group's policies including those for SHE and risk management.
* To promote Kier Group’s values towards its customers in order to meet or exceed their expectations
Skills and experience required:
* Degree in Quantity Surveying
* Good knowledge of contract conditions and law within the Construction Industry
* Ambitious with high aspirations
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