Quantity Surveyor

Apply now Job no: 514833
Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Edinburgh and Lothians
Categories: Construction, Other, Quantity Surveyor, Commercial, Contract Management, Energy Solutions






SSE is one of the largest and most diverse energy companies in the UK and a successful player in the UK energy supply business with over 8 million customers across our various brands.

Energy Solutions is an established business formed to address the growing market for low-carbon and energy efficiency products and services. Energy Solutions currently deliver £30m of energy efficiency measures across the UK and with ambitious growth targets, the team aim to support SSE’s position as a market leader in the development of the low carbon economy.

Working within the Energy Solution's Commercial team, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring accurate and robust commercial practices are adhered to within challenging timescales on projects ranging from £100k to £5m. This will include managing contract profitability and controls, developing budgets and increasing business income through sound commercial management.  Your role will include working closely with the management teams to lead on all commercial and contractual aspects of individual projects.

Ideally you'll have a relevant Quantity Surveyor degree qualification, with previous experience in a similar role or can demonstrate the exceptional qualities needed to excel in this challenging role. You should also have a working knowledge of construction contracts including NEC, JCT and bespoke contract arrangement. You'll be organised, methodical and assertive with a high attention to detail. As you will be travelling to different sites a full driving licence is essential.


Closing date is Sunday 26 November 2017.

The successful candidate will be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process. This includes a basic criminal records check.


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