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Quantity Surveyor

15 February 2020
Are you an experienced Quantity Surveyor looking for a new challenge? Keller are recruiting so if you match our job description then apply now!

Reports To       

Operations Director / Managing Director


Purpose of the Role

To provide a full quantity surveying/commercial function to the three regions as required and to contribute to the delivery of the annual budget.

Based in the Cheltenham office, visits to sites and other offices will be required as part of the role.


Key Roles and Responsibilities


Subcontract document review, negotiation and agreement of formal contract documents.

Maximisation of income and claim entitlements on broad range of subcontract types.

Responsibility for enquiry documentation, procurement and payment of sub-contractors and where appropriate suppliers.

The review, agreement and administration of warranty documents, PCG’s and bonds.

Continual commercial support and advice to contract management / work winning teams either remotely or via regular office visits.



Support the regions in winning work and attend pre-tender or pre-contract meeting when required.

Understand and deliver the clients requirements, encouraging repeat business.

Promote cross and joint selling across all Keller divisions.



Contribute to continuous improvement in commercial awareness of work winning and contracts personnel.

Contribute to sharing best practice across other divisions by liaising with other commercial staff.

Uphold and safeguard the organisations values and philosophy relating to ethics, integrity, corporate and social responsibility.

Work to and actively promote “The Keller Way”.

Comply with, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in accordance with Fairness, Respect, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement (FREDIE) principles.



Prepare and assist in monthly valuations for contracts.

Assist & prepare (as required) in the evaluation of variation claims & defence of contras/counter claims.

Monthly commercial reporting of margins or losses across contracts to management.

Maximising cash flow and assisting with debt control by working with credit control team.

Agreeing final accounts.


Experience/Skills/Qualifications/Personal Attributes


5 years Main or Specialist Subcontractor experience in a Quantity Surveying role.

Quantity Surveying Degree.

IT literate in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and accounts packages.

Full UK Driving Licence.



Professional Membership of e.g. ICE/RICS.

Working Towards Professional Membership.

CSCS card holder.


Personal Attributes

Self-sufficient, requiring only remote support.

Flexibility to carry out duties not part of the normal remit in the interests of the team.

Team player with excellent communication skills.

Good time management skills.

Possesses an attention to detail.



Due to the high level of applications, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks after the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Keller is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, free from discrimination and harassment.

All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, are based on merit and business needs. Keller does not discriminate in employment based on age, disability, sex (including gender identity), race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy & maternity, or any other non-merit factors.

Keller is a Disability Confident employer. Applicants who have declared a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted. For further information regarding the Disability Confident scheme please call 02476 511 266 or visit

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