Position: Quantity Surveyor
Salary: plus Car/Cash Allowance and Annual Bonus
Ref: 523276_1582290792
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 21/02/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Swindon, Wiltshire

Salary: Competitive salary, plus car/car allowance and bonus

Working Pattern: 37 hours | Permanent | Flexible Working Patterns Available

About the Company

SSE Enterprise Contracting is one of the UK's largest Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors with a product/service portfolio ranging from M&E LV, HV, Instrumentation, Street Lighting and Facilities Management.

What is the Role?

In this role, you'll be supporting the Regional Commercial Manager to manage a complex and large-scale upgrade, in order to maintain and maximise profitability. You'll also provide support to regional stakeholders on general commercial matters in order to reduce risk across the business. Other responsibilities include mitigating risks, contract administration and ensuring the internal cost reports of projects are accurate.

In addition, you'll also drive improvement in the accuracy and robustness of forecasts and budgets, supported by improved implementations of contracts. This will also allow the control of how we manage contractors, provide sound commercial knowledge, support all internal stakeholders and maintain good client relationships within the business and the commercial team.

What Do I Need?

To be successful in this role, you'll be degree qualified (or equivalent) in Quantity Surveying with previous experience in a similar role, ideally within a street lighting, construction or engineering environment. You'll also have a comprehensive commercial understanding of contract price build-ups and proven experience in managing contractual relationships between clients, customers and contractors. Finally, you'll have the ability to read and understand contract clauses and documents and be adept at communicating these to all levels within the business.

You'll be an effective communicator with excellent negotiation skills and be flexible and pragmatic. You should also be able to identify and suggest innovative and effective business improvements.

As this role requires an element of occasional travel, a full UK driving licence is essential in this role.

Our Benefits

We're 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 sse.

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

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Job Benefits:

plus Car/Cash Allowance and Annual Bonus