Graduate Quantity Surveyor

Kier Group is the UK’s leading construction business, shaping your world for a sustainable and positive future within the built environment. We seek enthusiastic, collaborative and forward-thinking graduates to join us on our esteemed Graduate Development Programme.

Make the journey to Kier to receive industry-leading mentorship and support, the opportunity to work on hugely notable, cutting-edge projects, and leave a legacy by developing your practical and theoretical knowledge surrounded by industry experts.

Where you’ll work:

Kier Housing Maintenance provides Housing Management services to registered Social and Private Landlords; and Local Authorities. Covering a diverse range of activities and workstreams which includes; better homes improvements, compliance, reactive and planned maintenance and voids. With a turnover approaching £300 million per annum, our objective is to be one of the three top players in our chosen markets by 2020.

What you’ll do:

Supporting the senior commercial team, you’ll be hands-on by visiting site and working with the leadership team. You’ll work across the whole of the commercial and pre-construction department, providing assistance in risk and value management, cost control, cost analysis, estimates and commercial management.

Kier Group - Historic Britain

At Kier we work in collaboration with a number of historic, heritage, visitor and arts venues. We place huge importance on the workmanship and materials we use to maintain, manage and sympathetically modernise these landmark locations. Forward thinking that cares for the past.

What you’ll receive and achieve:

  • A professional body mentor, dedicated to you individually
  • A committed and structured learning programme, with regular assessments
  • A social atmosphere where you’ll build relationships throughout the business
  • Practical, on the job training within your team of industry experts
  • Shadow multiple teams and achieve a rounded view of your desired discipline
  • Become part of some of the UK’s most high-profile projects
  • An honest work/life balance
  • Responsibility for your own achievements, taking control of project elements
  • Progression into the business to secure your future career
  • Support in achieving Chartership with the relevant professional body for your discipline

The package:

  • Highly competitive salary and company car
  • Start your pension with our scheme (up to 7.5% matched)
  • Two exclusive share options
  • 26 days’ + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Kier Awards –be part of our annual award scheme. You could be our next ‘Rising Star’!
  • Kier Rewards – get rewards and cash back to book your holidays and shop online

What you need to qualify:

We look for those who embody our company ethos, whilst academically you’ll have completed your degree (or about to), on course to achieve a 2.2 or above on a construction-related programme. This may be in design, commercial services or construction management, and must be accredited by a professional body.

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.


Opportunity Overview

  • Closing Date: Ongoing
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Accepting: 2:2 and above
  • Opportunity: Graduate Programme
  • Location: Sheffield, London and Powys

Other benefits...

  • Highly competitive salary and company car
  • Start your pension with our scheme (up to 7.5% matched)
  • Two exclusive share options
  • 26 days’ + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Kier Awards
  • Kier Rewards

Disciplines accepted...

  • Construction Management
  • Quantity Surveying
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How To Apply

Job ID Number: 180722

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