P&C Contract Manager (Estimating Manager)

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Edinburgh and Lothians
Categories: Construction, Procurement and Commercial, Quantity Surveyor, Bid Management, Commercial, Contract Management, Civil/Structural, Energy Solutions






The Team

Energy Solutions Ltd consists of 2 business streams with a combined annual turnover of circa £35m and sits within SSE’s Retail business. The Managed Solutions division is primarily involved in the installation of External Wall Insulation systems to properties throughout the UK, whilst the Funded Solutions division primarily deals in carbon trading to support SSE’s Energy Company Obligations. This role is positioned within the Commercial Team which encompasses all Procurement and Commercial duties required to successfully manage the pre and post contract elements of Energy related projects.

The Role

Reporting into the Commercial and Portfolio Manager, the P&C Contract Manager will be responsible for the pre-contract commercial management and administration of contracts to ensure successful delivery in accordance with all internal policies and procedures. They’ll also support the delivery of departmental KPIs and objectives, such as savings in total cost of ownership, value engineering and safety performance. Line management of a Quantity Surveyor/Estimator and any required post-contract activities will also fall under their remit.

The Person

We’re looking for someone who possesses key skills in relation to this role. Effective organisation and planning skills are absolutely crucial, as is having an enthusiastic and driven but flexible approach to work and the ability to adapt to changing business and project priorities. You must be capable of building and managing strong relationships with various stakeholders and have the credibility and ability to challenge and influence them when required. Experience of the External Wall Insulation industry, related Energy measures and ECO requirements would be massively beneficial, however more importantly is having the pre-contract experience of preparing tender documents, tendering and contractor negotiation and post-contract experience of valuation, cost reporting and final accounting. If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

What Next?

Click on the link below to apply and let us know why you should be our next P & C Contract Manager.


Closing date for applications is Wednesday 27 September 2017.

As a courtesy, internal candidates should please notify their line manager prior to submitting their application. Successful candidates will be subject to the company's verification and vetting process which includes a basic criminal record check.


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