Graduate Contracts Officer Gloucester 2024

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DEADLINE 5th December 2023

We are looking for a Graduate Contracts Officer to join our Construction team in Gloucester.

What will you be responsible for?

As a Graduate Contracts Officer, you'll be working with our Kier Construction team who work with public sector and blue-chip organisations to deliver outstanding construction projects, whilst harnessing our strategic capabilities and digital construction to help clients meet their decarbonisation goals. Your day to day will include:

  • Assisting Contract Officers with the preparation of Permissions to Proceed (PTP) for project tender & framework opportunities
  • Facilitating and supporting Contract Officers in negotiating and resolving terms & conditions. Liaising with internal Kier Departments in connection with parent company guarantees, bonds and insurances and disseminating responses / updating documents accordingly
  • Compiling, checking and tracking contract documents

How does the graduate scheme work?

When you join, you will be enrolled onto our graduate scheme. The programme will take 2 years to complete and has been designed to equip you with the skills you need to excel at Kier and help you achieve professional RICS/CIOB membership or chartership.

What are we looking for?

We do not have any grade requirements, but we do ask that you have a degree in Law or Quantity Surveyor or equivalent. The role of Graduate Contracts Officer is great for you if you:

  • Have a degree in law, quantity surveying or equivalent
  • Can work collaboratively as part of a wider team
  • Punctual, self-motivated, detail-oriented and willing to learn

For this role you'll also have to have completed, or due to complete your degree by September 2024.

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

Reward and benefits

We are proud to be able to offer our brilliant people a variety of flexible benefits that you can tailor to your needs. 

Diversity and inclusion

Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a high 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. 

Recruitment timeline

  • October 2023: Initial applications
  • November 2023: Video interviews
  • January 2024 onwards: Assessment centres
DEADLINE 5th December 2023