ENGIE is a leading energy and services company focused on three key activities: production and supply of energy, services and regeneration. Our 17,000 employees combine these capabilities for the benefit of individuals, businesses and communities throughout the UK & Ireland.
We enable customers to embrace a lower carbon, more efficient and increasingly digital world. Our customers benefit from our energy efficient and smart building solutions, the provision of effective and innovative services, the transformation of neighbourhoods through regeneration projects, and the supply of reliable, flexible and renewable energy.
ENGIE improves lives through better living and working environments. We help to balance performance with responsibility, enabling progress in a harmonious way.
Globally, the ENGIE Group employs 160,000 people worldwide and achieved revenues of €60.6 billion in 2018.
ENGIE are recruiting for a Quantity Surveyor which will have an office base at Hebburn NE31 2EX and cover sites across the Kendal, Preston and Lancaster. This is a permanent full time role working 37.5 hours a week. On offer is a competitive salary, company vehicle or allowance and benefits package.
The role of the Quantity Surveyor is to take responsibility, ownership and accountability of the successful management and control all aspects of the commercial / financial and contractual elements of the designated project in order to control and maximise the company’s profitability, protect the companies legal and contractual obligations under the contract and to manage proactively the control of all commercial issues. This is to include ensuring applications and valuations are completed in line with the contract terms and also ensuring sub-contractors receive prompt payment and are procured in line with our contractual obligations and Commitments to Subcontractors. In addition, ensuring cost reports and the like are managed, completed on time and monitored. To understand, implement and adhere to the company SHEQ policy/strategy. Reporting into the Managing Quantity Surveyor.
Main Responsibilities/Duties Include:
· Control all expenditure
· Reconcile cost/value reports and profit forecasts
· To assist the Contract Manager with pre-start planning and programming
· Continual use of the sub-contract data base
· Sub-contract procurement and commercial management
· Management and control of sub-contract accounts and variation accounts
· Change management control
· Assisting and liaising with the buyers on materials procurement and buying opportunities
· To manage the day to day cost control, monitoring and reporting
· Develop an understanding of the designated contract, specification and pricing ensuring compliance with conditions throughout
· Assist the Contract Manager with subcontractor selection and ensure the chosen subcontractor has the appropriate skill set and capability to deliver the works. Place the appropriate order and all required information to carry out their work
· Liaise with the Contract Manager over contractual issues and take action as required
· Measure progress, submit valuations, submit final accounts and retention release and monitor receipt of payment in a timely manner in accordance with the contracts
· Process subcontractor requests for payment
· Completing a monthly cost / valuation report and cash flow for the designated projects
· Where appropriate, assist with estimates and negotiations for future projects or phases
· Attend project and company related meetings
· Ensure the company is neither compromised nor disadvantaged by an contractual or financial arrangement
· Manage the costs on a project to ensure both the company and the client is fully advised of the cost situation
· Sufficiently manage the financial aspects of the project to ensure the correct safety equipment is used at all times
· Be responsible for your safety and others around you
· Ensure timely cash flow management for the Client and the group, and the supply change
· Assisting the development and training of trainee and assistant surveyors
· Maintain and develop professional relationships with the Client, to help future business development
· Any other reasonable management request For more information about ENGIE please visit:http://www.engie.com/en/candidates-area/
Key Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Skills and abilities
· Excellent verbal communication skills
· Excellent level of numeracy
· Excellent influencing skills
· IT skills – MS Office, Excel, Project, Word etc
· Industry experience in the role of a Quantity Surveyor
· Post graduate experience within a surveying position reporting to either a Senior Surveyor or a Commercial Manager
· Excellent Time Management
· Ability to work under pressure
· Prepared to work within various geographical areas
· Flexible & adaptable
· Good verbal and written communicator
· Ability to work both alone and as part of a team
For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.
This job advert is supported by the ENGIE Resourcing Team. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers.
“if you are a disabled applicant and meet the minimum outlined in the job description, you will be given the opportunity to demonstrate your abilities at interview . ”
· Posting Date: Oct 17, 2019