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Quantity Surveyor

Location: Stone, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Job ID: GB55360012
Date Posted: May 18, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Company Name: HITACHI ENERGY UK LIMITED
Profession (Job Category): Project/Program Management
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

Seize this opportunity to become part of Hitachi Energy’s High Voltage team in the UK & Ireland. As a Quantity Surveyor you’ll work closely with the Operations Manager, Sales & Tendering Manager, and project teams. Support in the day-to-day financial functions of project and service in High Voltage. You will also perform a series of commercial responsibilities to deliver improved value to our business, identify and reduce areas of commercial risk, and benchmark our commercial performance across sites, product families, and specific projects.  Ideally, you will require experience and expertise within the power or construction sector specifically within High Voltage.

So, if this sounds like you and you’re ready for that next step in your career with Hitachi Energy pioneers of innovation, and sustainable energy solutions – join us, we are ready for you! 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide commercial advice and guidance to internal and external stakeholders and will ensure that robust contract management processes and procedures are followed. 

  • Play a key role in contract management. This is critical in terms of performance, commitment delivery, customer experience and overall business reputation 

  • Support delivery of health and safety, performance commitments, service, value, and compliance through the effective and efficient contract management. 

  • Review and support for bank guarantees, governance and trade finance 

  • Actively support project reviews with the project team 

  • Identify and collate contract changes. Negotiate and finalise with customers. 

  • Introduction of business improvements to reduce costs 

  • Identification of areas of increased value within operations and tendering

  • Identification of risk and mitigation within tendering 

  • Managing project cost information in SAP 

  • Report local KPIs 

  • Drive customer satisfaction by maintaining high quality standards in all aspects of the service delivery 

  • Manage customer expectations of the overall service offering, product and portfolio.

Background:

  • Wide ranging experience in commercial contract management – ideally within FIDIC and NEC 

  • You will be numerate, have good data handling and analysis skills and be able to compile, assess, interpret, and communicate complex data. 

  • A strong communicator you will be able to develop and maintain effective internal and external relationships and work collaboratively. 

  • Skilled in managing multiple contracts and frameworks and implementing change to contracts. 

  • Well organised, ability to work independently, as well as part of a team. 

  • Positive, proactive and open-minded attitude 

  • Experience conducting contract resolutions with clients. 

  • A high level of personal drive and demonstrates a high learning ability.

  • Comprehension of English language both spoken and in writing. Both fluent and accurate - able to communicate at all levels internally and externally 

  • Systematic, proactive approach and efficient time management 

More about us 

  • We are interested to learn more about you and what you can contribute with so don’t hesitate to apply even if you don’t meet all the requirements. A team with great cooperation and with diverse backgrounds is waiting for you to join! 

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