Senior Quantity Surveyor - Staines, London

We’re looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our Transportation team based in Edmonton / Staines. Within this role, you can enjoy competitive annual holiday entitlement with opportunities to buy/sell leave, a fantastic, matched pension scheme, a share in the success you help to create by investing in Kier through our Sharesave and Share Incentive Plans and even more

Can you envision a world without transportation links by land, sea, or air? Neither can we! Your journey is our journey. Join us at Kier Transportation, where we are working brilliantly together to make a difference, supporting the movement of people, goods, and equipment.


Location: Edmonton / Staines, London

Contract: Permanent – Full time

Salary: Up to £68k per annum plus car allowance 


What will you be responsible for?

As Senior Quantity Surveyor, you’ll be working within the commercial team, supporting them in the delivery of a wide range of highway maintenance works including reactive incident response, winter services, planned maintenance and preventative works that keeps the highway defect free and traffic flowing around the network, the client budget per year for these services are circa £20 million.   

Your day to day will include:

  • Subcontract management, procurement / task order instructions, payments, change control management, revenue claims and WiP management
  • Pricing of works, agreeing prices with the client and attending client meetings
  • Providing month-end reporting; CVR’s, revenue claims, and WiP / debt management
  • Supporting with the commercial forecasts based on client annual budgetsregularly updating the forecast based on client spends
  • Guiding junior members of the Commercial team


What are we looking for?

This role of Senior Quantity Surveyor is great for you if:

  • You hold a degree in Quantity Surveying or Civil Engineering, with previous experience within a commercially focused environment and an understanding of the Highways Method of Measurement
  • Have knowledge of pricing of highway works and an ability to handle large volumes of data given the nature of highway maintenance works
  • Demonstrate experience in the control and management of all subcontractor elements with detailed contract experience using the NEC form of contract and various options


We’re all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferrable skills are always welcome! So, even if you don’t tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat.


Rewards and benefits
We’re proud to be able to offer our brilliant people a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. You can see more information of benefits here.


Diversity and inclusion
Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We’re proud of the steps we’ve taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier’s diversity and inclusion initiatives and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies. You can see our D&I action plan here.


We look forward to seeing your application to join the #constructionrevolution #joinkier

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