Quantity Surveyor

Recruiter
SSE
Location
Pontypridd, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
21 Sep 2019
Ref
1260967568
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Base Location: Pontypridd

Salary: £31,000- £47,000 depending on skills and experience + car/cash allowance + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time 37 hours per week

About the Department

The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.

SSE Enterprise Rail is the specialist rail division of the SSE Group with over 15 years experience delivering projects to meet the growing demands of Britains rail infrastructure with diverse experience in design, engineering, project, reactive and maintenance works across the UKs rail network

What is the Role

SSE Enterprise is currently recruiting for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join our growing team.

You will provide commercial support for specific projects by maintaining and maximising profitability and to provide support to regional stakeholders on general commercial matters in order to reduce risk across the business.

Main responsibilities for this role will include mitigating risks, maintaining dialogue with relevant operational management to have a continual understanding as to contract administration status, ensuring that the internal reports of the projects are accurate in respect of risk, costs incurred, projection of costs to spend, contingency and liabilities, sales declared and consequently profit declared.

In addition you will drive improvement in the accuracy and robustness of forecasts and budgets, support implementation and embed processes to improve contract profitability and control of how we manage contractors, consult operational managers on a progressive basis, proactively provide sound commercial knowledge and support to all internal stakeholders and maintain good client relationships within the business and the commercial team.

What do I need?

The individual that we are keen to hire for this role will be degree qualified (or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying with demonstrable previous experience in role, ideally within a construction or engineering environment. You will have a comprehensive commercial understanding of contract price build-ups and proven experience in managing Contractual relationships between clients, customers and contractors. You will have an excellent ability to read and understand contract clauses and documents and be adept at communicating these to all levels within the business.

You will be an analytical and methodical individual with a professional attitude to your work, have excellent people management skills and be a team player, able to build and develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Due to the requirement to drive between sites, a valid UK drivers license will be essential for this role.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

Our Benefits

Were committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with myself Martin Prosser or sse.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if its not safe, we don't do it.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Closing date for applications is: 17/9/2019

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