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8 months ago
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Engineering
Category: Carbon Capture and Storage CCS Jobs
We have an opportunity for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join our Energy Services team in Edinburgh.

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: £27,000 – £40,500 depending on skills and experience

The Role

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.

Your Skills and Experience

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.

Our Company

Our Retail business is a market leader in supply of electricity and gas and in other energy-related services such as telecoms, broadband and boiler cover. We supply energy to more than seven million household and business account under our brands: SSE, SSE Scottish Hydro, SSE Southern Electric and SSE SWALEC in the Great Britain market and SSE Airtricity in the markets in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. At SSE, we're committed to giving you excellent customer service and treating you fairly; we want to make life easier for you, find ways of saving you money, and be on hand to help when you need us the most, that’s our customer promise.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here’s a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn’t take long.

Closing date for applications is: Friday 27th July 2018.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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