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At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of approximately 52,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.
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Critical Mission Solutions
Your mission is our mission.
We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.
It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.
Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed -today and into tomorrow.
Jacobs are recruiting for a Practitioner Quantity Surveyor - (Site) to Join our EDF framework delivery team.
The Critical Mission Solutions line of business supports our key client EDF with regards their nuclear fleet in the UK and has an annual turnover in excess of £40M. This is a key role within our Project Management Resource team which is spread across our UK network. You will be part of a large client lead team at EDF's head office in Barnwood, this role will support multiple projects within their UK wide project portfolio.
Practitioner Quantity Surveyor - (Site) holds the key responsibility for ensuring Contractor staff work to EDF Energy's standards in Safety, Quality, Environment and Productivity.
Key Responsibilities & Outcomes
  • Works closely with the CTO and Supply chain in developing the appropriate commercial / contractual strategies
  • Carries out assessments of overall commercial and contractual health and supplier resourcing capability for the EDF Energy Generation projects portfolio
  • Delivery of the procurement of consultant, supply chain and contracting services relating to the EDF Energy Generation portfolio
  • Liaising with EDF Energy Generation Supply Chain to ensure that corporate Supply Chain strategy, policy and procedures are implemented by projects
  • Supporting the Project Manager in the process of challenge / validation of estimates and development of the business cases for various project "gateway" sanctions
  • Ensure effective project governance procedures are in place, in particular record keeping, contract administration/correspondence and change management and is responsible to the Project Manager/ Project Portfolio Manager for the effective management of the contract obligations/timescales/ processes
  • Processes, reviews and recommends valuations for projects including verifying man hour returns, site costs, etc
  • Carrying out audits (as required) on suppliers
  • Advise on commercial correspondence with particular regard to correspondence concerning valuations/estimations of projects within the regional portfolio
  • Attending commercial meetings (as required) and providing input on contractual / commercial issues
  • Producing monthly reports to the Project Manager on project costs (incorporating a measure of cost from outset)
  • Final account closeout
  • Assessment of any applicable contractual incentive mechanismsTHE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING SKILL EXPERINCE AND ATTRIBUTES

    The Practitioner Quantity Surveyor will have Nuclear experience and have a good multi discipline pre & post contract commercial knowledge & experience. You must be diligent, accurate and be proactive team player with a capacity to interface at all levels. Should be able to work to tight deadlines in a highly regulated environment.

    The ideal Quantity Surveyor would also have significant experience in a Quantity Surveying Environment, Relevant commercial and procurement experience within a Multi Discipline construction organisation and Experienced in major client and contracting organisations in appropriate industry sectors.

    Knowledge
  • Working knowledge of relevant Health and Safety legislation and current CDM Regulations
  • Note: directed reading of INV/GN/009, BEG/SPEC/SHE/COP/008 and BEG/TRNG/SWB/603/0055/01 will be required to gain an insight into the application of CDM Regulations within the business
    Skills
  • Proven project and commercial management success
  • An analytical bias with the ability to provide solutions to issues
  • Well versed in modern commercial management techniques within complex, multi-functional organisations/ project environments
  • Understanding of commercial, contractual and financial project drivers
  • Understanding of commercial contracting strategies within an engineering environment
  • Exhibits a strong awareness of the level of interaction required with the project team function to support the successful delivery of projects
  • Good working contractual/legal knowledge
  • An understanding of delivery techniques in regulated markets
    Qualifications

  • Minimum of HNC/HND in an Engineering discipline or equivalent
  • Professional membership of an appropriate professional body (e.g. RICS)
  • MACostE desirable
    For you:
    - A competitive reward package.
    - Work life balance
    - We offer flexible working; we have core and flex hours in all our permanent office locations.
    - Family friendly benefits - maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave.
    - International opportunities - As a 52,000 strong community of colleagues operating in 60 countries you will have access to international career opportunities.
    For your peace of mind:
    We offer life assurance benefit on top of a contributory pension scheme, as well as income protection and private medical benefit.
    - To support you throughout your career you will have access to an Employee Assistance programme, which can offer anything from financial advice to mental health support and counselling sessions.
    For our communities:
    We give back to our communities, we have a matched funding community investment programme. In our global business our people are showing commitment and courage to care for the communities we operate in. You can do this by supporting causes and raising funds for charities that are important to you, your colleagues and your local area.
    Note to applicants:

  • This advert is not an exhaustive list of the responsibilities & activities that the job holder may be required to undertake. A full job description is available on request.
  • Travel costs for non-local candidates are not paid.
  • You may be expected to attend client site normal working hours Monday to Friday - 40hrs per week:
  • Please provide a travel plan to Gloucester to undertake this role including salary expectation and current notice period in your cover Letter with your application
    At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go 'BeyondZero' by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.
    We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall. We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.
    When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.
    To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; www.jacobs.com

    Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.
    JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.
  • Job Sector
    Engineering
    Job Position
    Project/Programme Manager
    City/Town
    Sizewell
    Postal Code
    IP16 4UR
    Address
    Sizewell, Leiston IP16 4UR, UK Show on map
    Post date
    Closing date

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