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Job Title: Project Quantity Surveyor

Employer: Breathe Energy Ltd.
Location: London or Leeds
Category: Technical
Hours: Full-time


About the Role:

The Project Quantity Surveyor has a lead role in the delivery of cost consultancy services for our Energy Performance Contracts, reporting to and being supported by the Managing Quantity Surveyor.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for developing and maintaining the CVRs on allocated projects and meeting the monthly reporting cycle of the business.
  • Assisting the business in achieving the target Gross Margin on each allocated project.
  • Work alongside the Procurement Manager feeding into the procurement strategy and supporting the procurement of projects, including the preparation of tender and contract documentation.
  • Conducting tender analysis for the purpose of contractor appointments and data capture for benchmarking and future cost plans.
  • Managing work packages post-contract to include change control and valuation, progress valuations, cost reports and final accounts, ensuring compliance with Contract Schedule.
  • Managing the monthly application, certification and invoicing process with clients and sub-contractors.
  • Working closely with the site operational management teams to maximise commercial understanding, efficiency and opportunities as they arise on site.
  • Inputting into the company’s financial reporting tools as required, and providing focused reporting for cost budgets and appraisals.
  • Maintaining effective communication to ensure all information is available for the successful completion of projects and liaising with internal and external parties to ensure efficient financial control.
  • Identifying principal risks and opportunities, updating the relevant CVR R&O schedules to maintain a schedule of potential financial implications for the various projects.
  • Compliance with Environmental, Health, Safety, Security and Quality Standards.
  • Delivering all work outputs in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Representing and acting as an ambassador for the company in a professional and confidence-inspiring manner; meeting, negotiating and corresponding with clients to form strong working relationships and maintain quality of service.


Skills & Experience:

  • Expertise in administering high value, multi-disciplinary construction project work packages / contracts utilising forms of contract such as the NEC and JCT suites. Knowledge of energy performance frameworks including; Refit, ETL and the Carbon Energy Fund would be advantageous.
  • Experience of Power and or Energy capital projects experience.
  • Demonstrable track record in managing complex, high value and varied contracts from a quantity surveying perspective in the range of up to £35m.
  • Ability to standardise internal approach across functions to reduce closure time for opportunities and advance the deal cycle from detailed design to construction.
  • Degree qualified in quantity surveying or other relevant construction cost management discipline.
  • Professional qualification and/or membership of the RICS or other relevant Chartered Institute.
  • Well organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute.
  • Ability to drive internal and external decision making timelines.
  • Comfortable communicating with all levels of Senior Management and Stakeholders.
  • Eligible to live and work in the UK with a valid driver’s license.
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