Quantity Surveyor

Location: Birstall

Category: Gas, Electricity, Water, Multi-Utility

Ref No: JD1707

Summary of role

Energy Assets is one of the UK’s leading and fastest growing independent metering business, helping Britain’s private and public sectors to improve their energy efficiency through groundbreaking technologies, real-time data and innovative customer-focused processes.

As an accredited meter asset manager, meter operator and data collector/aggregator, we work alongside major energy suppliers and partner with some of the country’s biggest brands and best-known public sector organisations. They look to us for advanced metering services, data supply and analytics and utility network services to help them optimise their gas, water and electricity consumption.

We are currently in the market looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor on a permanent basis to work out of our Birstall office.

The Quantity Surveyor will proactively support Operations and Finance Team on the successful management and control all aspects of the commercial / financial and contractual elements of projects in order to control and maximise the company’s profitability, protect the company’s legal and contractual obligations under the contract and to manage proactively the control of all commercial issues.

Key Responsibilities

•Manage the commercial resources (finance) of the assigned project (or section) to maximise planned gross margin through the placement and control of contracts and subcontracts.

•Assess, review and mitigate commercial and contractual risks and implement EAU policies for risk management

•Submission of project variations. To authorise the placement of contracts, subcontracts, material and plant orders.

•Maximise cash flow through the control, measurement (including quality) and valuation of work, and the invoicing of customers and payment of suppliers.

•Review and approve sub-contractor quotations and assist in the sub-contractor allocation process.

Person Specifications

To be considered for this position you will have a minimum of 2 years Quantity Surveying experience, previous experience of working in Utility sector will be preferable and commercial experience advantageous. You will be able to demonstrate a wide range of general quantity surveying skills as well as the ability to adapt to work of a specialist nature within the team.

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