Managing Quantity Surveyor

Posting Date: 16 January 2021

Location: Glasgow, Ayrshire, GB, G21 1YX

Company: Babcock

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Managing Quantity Surveyor - Power
2x sites based between Glasgow and Edinburgh
Up to £60,000 + Car allowance
SF33223

 

About the role

 

For more than a century, Babcock, the Engineering and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services across a multitude of industries. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within our four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.

 

Using your experience as a Managing Quantity Surveyor you will lead on commercial matters across large scale power transmission schemes UK wide. You will be responsible for managing all internal reporting and activity of Quantity Surveyors and responsibility of managing the project commercially. Also the role will entail ongoing implementation of the commercial application in respect of site personnel at all-time whilst developing lasting relationships with Business Unit and Project Managers. We are looking for a commercial minded professional who will liaise with the Commercial Manager and wider team to ensure appropriate commercial cover is maintained.

 

The initial projects will be large complex power transmission renewal schemes with value in excess of £30M. As well as working on some of the most high-profile projects in the UK we also offer a supportive work environment where innovation is at the heart of what we do.

 

What do I need to do the role?

 

You’ll need to have experience in a Quantity Surveying position and have experience within highly regulated projects i.e Rail, Infrastructure, Power, Construction etc.
Would also like you to have experience in all or some of these areas:

 

• Relevant qualification in Surveying
• Understanding of contract law & contract costing
• Experience of Sub Contract management
• Driving licence
• Ability to be flexible with working away

 

Lastly, you’ll need to be able to deploy good communication and influencing skills as you’ll work closely with the client and our internal and external stakeholders including regulatory bodies.

 

What else do I need to know?

 

You will be based on site permanently in the North West of Scotland. There will be a requirement to visit the Power head office in Nottingham very occasionally.
We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

 

Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.

 

About Babcock International

 

We are committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

 

Armed Forces Covenant

 

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.

 

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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.
 

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