Quantity Surveyor

  • Job Reference: 26388
  • Date Posted: 23 November 2021
  • Employer: IBERDROLA S. A.
  • Location: Glasgow (G3 8LT), United Kingdom
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the worlds largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. ScottishPower is the first integrated energy company in the UK to generate 100% green electricity. Our focus is on wind energy, smart grids and driving the change to a cleaner, electric future and were investing over £4m every working day to make this happen. Were committed to speeding up the transition to cleaner electric transport, improving air quality and over time, driving down bills.


SP Energy Networks

At SP Energy Networks our focus is on harnessing technology and innovation to create the networks of the future. Our team is building a dynamic network to meet the changing demands for electricity and increasingly, renewable electricity safely, securely and sustainably in the communities we serve.

At SP Energy Networks, we know people are central to building a better future, quicker and we are seeking new talent to join our team.


Purpose

The Quantity Surveying (QS) position sits within SPD, reporting to the Senior Quantity Surveyor. The job holder will deliver commercial support, expertise and knowledge from pre-tender to final account for a portfolio of network asset installation. Providing effective commercial advice and delivering against the business targets.


Responsibilities

Controlling external contract expenditure through appropriate scope control, change management, technical and financial verification processes in District geographic area, you will be required to monitor and implement contractual obligations with respect to notifications, payments and commercial correspondence.

Whilst auditing District behaviour, providing timely and constructive challenge on commercial processes and administration of contracts, you will also manage the contractual relationships to resolve disputes promptly and directly interface with senior contractor delivery staff.

Agreeing value of works done for interim and progress payments with contractors, you will represent SP Energy Networks at negotiation meetings, involving the team in finding solutions to areas where performance is not on target and take responsibility for your personal development.


Skills and Requirements

We are looking for individuals who have experience of working with various stakeholder groups and who can build effective working relationships with these groups. You will be highly numerate and will have the ability to respond quickly and flexibly to problems, solving them while prioritising effectively between competing deadlines. You will also possess the following:

* Expertise working with FIDIC Yellow Book, FIDIC Short Form and NEC Option B
* Good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
* Awareness of construction legislation
* Degree in quantity surveying or equivalent

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate as minimum:

* Degree in quantity surveying or equivalent
* Experience of being a Quantity Surveyor in a contractor role


What we Offer

This is a permanent contract with a salary ranging from £44,716 to £55,895 per annum, depending on experience.

As part of our commitment to a supportive and inclusive place to work, we recognise that our employees have different personal circumstances and want a suitable work-life balance. We are working hard to support flexible and alternative ways of working where possible including: Flexible Working, Shared Parental Leave, Career Breaks, Wellbeing / Employee Assistance Programme. You will also have access to our flexible benefits programme where you can decide what is important for you.

Happy to talk flexible working


Our Selection Process

* Behavioural Based Interview and Technical Questions
* Behaviours of Individual Contributor: Develop Self & Others, Focus on Achieving Results, Be Agile


Other

* Location: St Vincent Crescent, Glasgow. G3 8LT
* Closing date: Tuesday 7th December 2021


Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country. If/when required, the Company will support the employee with the necessary Immigration requirements.