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Quantity Surveyor


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Centrica’s international Distributed Energy & Power (DE&P) brings together expertise from our UK and US businesses and works to deliver distributed energy solutions to businesses. We provide construction services to deliver projects across the UK for industrial and commercial customers wishing to reduce energy consumption and/or generate energy. As we grow, recruiting the right people is essential and we currently have an opportunity for a Quantity Surveyor.

We are looking for an intermediate level Quantity Surveyor with proven commercial experience who seeks the challenge and opportunities of working for a leading blue chip organisation. Ideally 5 plus years’ experience. This opportunity will be based at Centrica’s Combined Heat and Power (CHP) division offices in Salford and gives the opportunity to work on some of the UK’s most advanced energy projects, including battery installations, Energy Performance Contracts and CHP installations.

  • Location: Salford, Manchester. Travel as required to site
  • Salary: £Competitive, plus company package

The Role

Your new role will include production of detailed spend analysis, budgets, cash flow forecasts and leading contract variations, building key client and internal relationships. With overall accountability for individual projects, you will ideally have experience in NEC contracts, contract variations, commercial claims and agreeing final accounts. It is imperative that you have an accomplished understanding of contract management and health and safety legislation. 

The Person

  • Trained Quantity Surveyor, who understands the external market place
  • Experience of managing commercial aspects of projects
  • Procurement and negotiation skills
  • Impact and influencing skills with effective decision making
  • Stakeholder and change management

This will be an exciting opportunity to provide quantity surveying services on multiple projects varying in value from £100k to £20m whilst managing a team to deliver industry leading performance through design and build management.

What you can expect from us

We promote an open, friendly and welcoming culture and offer a generous salary, plus a self tailored and flexible benefits package to suit your lifestyle, enabling you to perform to the best of your ability, safe in the knowledge that your life outside of the working environment is also considered. 

The Company

Centrica plc, a FTSE 100 company, has operations in UK, North America and Europe. With 30+ million customer-product relationships, Centrica's vision is to become the leading integrated supplier of energy and related services for its chosen markets and maximise value to shareholders. Centrica's brand names include British Gas, Direct Energy (North America). At Centrica, our purpose is to help people today and secure energy for tomorrow.

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To request an update on this role, or if you have any problems uploading your CV please email Andy.Malyon@centrica.com typing ‘Update required: Quantity Surveyor R9915549’ in the subject title.

Agencies: Centrica operate a preferred supplier arrangement, however if you wish to be considered at the next review session please submit a brief overview of your capability to PSL@centrica.com.