Quantity Surveyor - Sizewell B
Flood Modeller
Leiston, United Kingdom Countrywide,United Kingdom
2d ago

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With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships.

We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the Opportunity

Jacobs are recruiting for a Practitioner Quantity Surveyor (Site) to Join our EDF framework delivery team.

The ES&T 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 Sizewell B power station, 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 mechanisms
  • Here's What You'll Need :

    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.


  • 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 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.
  • Our Culture

    Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed.

    We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs.

    We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

    We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave.

    This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s find out more about our employee networks here.

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    We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

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