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Quantity Surveyor

  • Job reference: 931986
  • Location: Leiston, Suffolk
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Date posted: 15/09/2020

Role: Quantity Surveyor

This role is a permanent opportunity working for an international engineering company supporting the Sizewell B power station. This is a key role within a Project Management Resource team which is spread across our UK network. You will be responsible for ensuring Contractor staff work to the clients' standards in Safety, Quality, Environment and Productivity.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with the CTO and Supply chain in developing the appropriate commercial / contractual strategies
  • Carries out assessments of overall commercial and contractual health and supplier resourcing capability for the EDF Energy Generation projects portfolio
  • Delivery of the procurement of consultant, supply chain and contracting services relating to the EDF Energy Generation portfolio
  • Liaising with EDF Energy Generation Supply Chain to ensure that corporate Supply Chain strategy, policy and procedures are implemented by projects
  • Supporting the Project Manager in the process of challenge / validation of estimates and development of the business cases for various project "gateway" sanctions
  • Ensure effective project governance procedures are in place, in particular record keeping, contract administration/correspondence and change management and is responsible to the Project Manager/ Project Portfolio Manager for the effective management of the contract obligations/timescales/ processes
  • Processes, reviews and recommends valuations for projects including verifying man hour returns, site costs, etc
  • Carrying out audits (as required) on suppliers
  • Advise on commercial correspondence with particular regard to correspondence concerning valuations/estimations of projects within the regional portfolio
  • Attending commercial meetings (as required) and providing input on contractual / commercial issues
  • Producing monthly reports to the Project Manager on project costs (incorporating a measure of cost from outset)
  • Final account closeout
  • Assessment of any applicable contractual incentive mechanisms

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of HNC/HND in an Engineering discipline or equivalent
  • MACostE desirable
  • Working knowledge of relevant Health and Safety legislation and current CDM Regulations
  • Reading of INV/GN/009, BEG/SPEC/SHE/COP/008 and BEG/TRNG/SWB/603/0055/01 will be required
  • Proven project and commercial management success
  • Understanding of commercial, contractual and financial project drivers
  • Understanding of commercial contracting strategies within an engineering environment
  • Good working contractual/legal knowledge
  • An understanding of delivery techniques in regulated markets


If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to add value in this role please take the time to apply using the link below. Or feel free to contact Alessandro.Di-Girolamo@Orioneng.com for more information.


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