Position: Senior Quantity Surveyor
Location: London
Salary: car/cash allowance
Ref: 523501_1582803471
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 27/02/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: London

Salary: £Competitive Salary plus Company Car/Cash Allowance

Working Pattern: Permanent | 37 hours | Flexible Working Available

About the Department

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, Facilities Management through to Combined Heat and Power solutions.

What is the Role?

In this role you'll be providing commercial support to specific projects/contracts by maintaining and maximising profitability and providing support to operational stakeholders. This will be done on general commercial matters, in order to reduce risk across the business.

You'll be responsible for; mitigating risks, maintaining dialogue with relevant operational management, 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'll drive improvements 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. You'll also consult operational managers on a progressive basis while proactively providing sound commercial knowledge and support to all internal stakeholders 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 demonstrable previous experience in a similar role. You'll have a comprehensive commercial understanding of contract price build-ups and proven experience in managing Contractual relationships between clients, customers and contractors. You'll also have an excellent ability to read and understand contract clauses and documents and be adept at communicating these to all levels within the business.

As well as this, you'll be an analytical and methodical individual with a professional attitude to your work, have excellent people management skills and be a team player who can 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.

Internal candidates should notify their line manager before submitting their application.

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

Our Benefits

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Next Steps

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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.

Job Benefits:

car/cash allowance