Quantity Surveyor (Site based)

Discover BSR:
British Solar Renewables creates smart energy systems for a net zero carbon future. British Solar Renewables develops (BSR Energy), builds (BSR EPC), and maintains (BSR O&M) utility-scale solar, wind and storage projects in the UK and internationally. Having developed and built in excess of 700MWp BSR are a major contributor to the UK Renewable Energy Sector.

What we offer:
We’re building a community of passionate individuals committed to shaping the future; providing the chance to work on cutting-edge projects in the renewable energy sector. Offering a culture where collaboration and inclusivity thrive alongside opportunities for professional growth and development. Join a team making a real difference.

What you will be doing in this role:
The Quantity Surveyor is responsible for subcontractor tender process & construction cost management within the BSR Group. The role will also assist in the building of construction project budgets, producing variance reports on a timely basis and supporting other teams around the business including EPC & Development teams.

This role is a site-based role with frequent travel involved across the country and requires attending our Head Office in Shepton Mallet, Somerset once a month.

What we need from you:

  • Identifying & managing the tender process for subcontractors and liaising with other members of the construction team to assist in final selections.
  • Lead the administration of project budget and cost plan.
  • Cost reporting on weekly project budget status to senior management
  • Processing payment claims from construction/supplier partners.
  • Issuing of payment certificates to sub-contractors
  • Following up paperwork to ensure correct data is gathered and assisting the procurement and wider project team on any ad hoc duties as required.
  • The ability to provide commercial support combined with proven administration experience within a large project team.
  • Building on relationships with 3rd parties
  • Tracking spends to support cost-effective construction & ensuring spend is kept within budget throughout the construction phase.
  • Managing variations to keep unforeseen costs to a minimum.
  • Regularly attending site to review subcontractor work-packages and variations.
  • Allocating costs accurately to assist in production of reports for the business.
  • Updating costs to ensure future budgets are based on current information.

What experience will you have?

  • Experience as a qualified Quantity Surveyor would be an ideal background for this role, especially in commercial construction or renewable/electrical projects.
  • Alternatively, commercial project delivery management in construction or similar fields would offer relevant experience.
  • Experience with ICP appointment desired, but not essential.

Skill requirement:

  • HND or Degree qualification in quantity surveying or similar
  • Confident with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel & MS Project
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Understanding of the commercial construction environment
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team.
  • Good time management skills
  • Full UK driving licence

What you will get from BSR:

  • Monthly Social Buzz: Elevate your work experience with monthly events that spark connections and camaraderie.
  • Family First: Cherish family moments with our family-friendly parental leave because we know what truly matters.
  • Support Beyond Work: Your well-being is a priority. Dive into our Employee Assistance Programme offering comprehensive life support.
  • Rewards Galore: Celebrate your dedication with our annual bonus scheme and referral programme – because hard work deserves its spotlight.
  • Professional Growth: Stay ahead of the game with an annual reimbursement for one professional membership.
  • Time to Unwind: Enjoy 25 days of holiday per year, plus bank holidays, with the freedom to roll over up to 5 days for that extra escape.
  • Secure Future: Your tomorrow matters. Secure it with our robust pension scheme.
  • Health Matters: Rest easy with private healthcare and life insurance coverage, because your well-being is non-negotiable.

Tips from the recruiter:

  • Tailor your application: Stand out from the crowd, align your application with the role’s specific requirements.
  • Mind the Deadline: Ensure your application is submitted by the specified closing date.
  • Prepare for Success: If invited to interview, come with thoughtful questions about the role and company.

Closing Date: 15th July 2024

If this opportunity sparks your ambition, fuels your passion, and aligns with your vision, we invite you to make your mark. Send your compelling application to: recruitment@britishrenewables.com.

At BSR, we are committed to equal opportunities in employment. Our hiring decisions are not just about roles; they are about the right people shaping the future. If you need reasonable adjustments for the interview process, contact us at the provided email address – because diversity fuels innovation.

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